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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.
Date
06/2019
Type
Document
Organization
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