Clinical nutrition in primary health care. Part 2: Assessment, diagnosis, presentation and management. Academic Article uri icon


  • Nutritional diagnosis and management are important aspects of general practice. This information, presented in two parts, offers the general practitioner a practical framework and a approach to nutritional advice. Part 2 covers protein malnutrition, eating disorders, osteoporosis, nutrient toxicity, cancer, inherited metabolic disorders, nutrient deficiency and diabetes mellitus. (Part I, outlining the clinical conditions and principles involved in nutritional diagnosis with a management approach to macrovascular disease and obesity, appeared in the October issue of Australian Family Physician.)

publication date

  • November 1, 1992