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
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.
Amelie Ramirez, DrPH, MPH
at San Antonio
City of El Monte, CA
Executive Director, Counsel, and Founder
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