Dr Stephanie Partridge

Institute: University of Sydney
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Current Project

Prevention of obesity in young people using text messages

Obesity is one of the greatest health challenges facing today’s adolescents, who now account for the largest global population segment (>25%).

In Australia, over 30% of adolescents (13 to 18 years) are overweight or obese. Weight gain during adolescence is related to heart disease, cancer, and diabetes in later life.

Implementing accessible obesity…

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