Weight of the Nation: New Findings and Policies to Advance Healthy Latino Communities

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Weight of the Nation: New Findings and Policies to Advance Healthy Latino Communities

Time: August 29, 2013 from 11am to 12:30pm
Location: online
Website or Map: http://bit.ly/14eTh5M
Event Type: web forum, webinar
Organized By: Dialogue4Health
Latest Activity: Jul 30, 2013

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Weight of the Nation

New Findings and Policies to Advance

Healthy Latino Communities

 

A Dialogue4Health Web Forum

Date: August 29, 2013 | 11:00 am Pacific

Registration: http://bit.ly/14eTh5M

 

The obesity epidemic is affecting communities across the U.S., as more than one third of all adults are obese. The Latino community is especially hard hit, developing obesity-related health conditions—such as heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes—at high rates.

 

Join us for the second Web Forum in the series on Weight of the Latino Nation will highlight the latest research on the obesity epidemic and the factors impacting the Latino community.

 

Presenters

Amelie Ramirez, DrPH, MPH

Director

Institute for Health Promotion Research

University of Texas Health Science Center

at San Antonio

Andre Quintero

Mayor

City of El Monte, CA

Robert García

Executive Director, Counsel, and Founder

The City Project

 

 

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The Weight of the Nation™ documentary is part of a public education initiative addressing the national obesity epidemic and proposing solutions that communities can put into practice. Copyright © 2012 KFHP, Inc. All rights reserved. The Weight of the Nation™ is a licensed trademark of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, managed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Use of this trademark is not an endorsement by HHS or CDC of a particular company or organization. The Weight of the Nation™ is a presentation of HBO and the Institute of Medicine (IOM), in association with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NHI), and in partnership with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and Kaiser Permanente.

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