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A Health Equity Approach to Obesity Efforts: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief

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Summarizes the proceedings of a workshop focused on health equity in demographic groups with a higher risk of obesity and how to address those issues in obesity treatment and prevention efforts. Covers disparities in obesity prevalence, including for rural areas and American Indian/Alaska Natives, social determinants of health, community and public health approaches for preventing and treating obesity, and effective healthcare interventions.
Health and Medicine Division (HMD), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
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American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Health disparities · Obesity and weight control · Rural-urban differences · Social determinants of health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention