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Obesity and Diabetes in the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska: From Community Engagement to Action, 2014-2019

Description
Describes interventions implemented on the Winnebago Tribe reservation in rural Nebraska and Iowa, focusing on community-selected and culturally adapted policies, systems, and environmental improvements to reduce obesity and type 2 diabetes. Strategies include infant and childhood obesity prevention education, promotion of healthy foods and beverages, and improvements to pedestrian safety and built environment.
Author(s)
Larry Alonso, Lorelei Decora, Ursula Bauer
Citation
Preventing Chronic Disease, 16
Date
08/2019
Type
Document
Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Children and youth · Community and faith-based initiatives · Cultural competency · Diabetes · Food security and nutrition · Health screening · Infrastructure · Obesity and weight control · Public health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Iowa · Nebraska