Further Reading

Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition (2000) Plan for the Development and Management of a National Food and Nutrition Monitoring and Surveillance System, Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, The University of Queensland, Herston, Australia. Available at ftp://www.sph.uq.edu.au/pdf.ftp/P1_0802_Long.pdf.

Briefel RR (2001) Nutrition monitoring in the United States. In: Bowman BA and Russell RM (eds.) Present Knowledge in Nutrition, pp. 617-635. Washington, DC: ILSI Press.

Canadian Community Health Survey (accessed 2004) www.stat-can.ca/english/sdds/3226.htm.

EFCOSUM Group (2002) European Food Consumption Survey Method. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 56(supple-ment 2): S1-S94.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2003) Diet, Nutrition and the Prevention of Chronic Diseases. Report of a Joint WHO/FAO Expert Consultation, WHO Technical Report Series 916. Geneva: World Health Organization.

Margetts BM and Nelson M (1998) Design Concepts in Nutritional Epidemiology. New York: Oxford University Press.

New Zealand Ministry of Health (2003) Food and Nutrition Monitoring in New Zealand. Wellington, New Zealand: Ministry of Health.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/U.S. Department of Agriculture (1993) Relationship among nutrition policy-making, nutrition research, and nutrition monitoring. Ten-year comprehensive plan for the National Nutrition Monitoring and Related Research Program. Federal Register 58: 32752-32806.

Woteki CE, Briefel RR, Klein CJ et al. (2004) Nutrition monitoring: Summary of a statement from an American Society for Nutritional Sciences Working Group. Journal of Nutrition 132: 3782-3783. Data supplement available at www.nutrition. org/ cgi/data/132/12/3782/DC1/1.

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

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