We're not all the same

IN THE classic 1979 Monty Python movie, The Life of Brian, the lead character, Brian, tells the swarming masses, “You’re all individuals”, to which the group responds as one, “Yes, we’re all individuals”.

The fact is, we are indeed all individuals and respond differently to different pharmaceutical and lifestyle prescriptions —  weight loss being a great example.

But does this mean we need a separate program for all three million overweight or obese adult Australians? And if not, how do we