Topics: Obesity and weight control

For more information and resources, see RHIhub’s Obesity and Weight Control topic guide.

Change from the Inside Out: Ohio Wellness Program Inspires Healthy Bodies Through Healthy Minds

Dr. McKnight teaching the Fit for Life course


A unique wellness program in rural Ohio has impacted nearly 2,000 adults. Participants of Trinity Hospital Twin City’s Fit for Life program have reversed their diabetes, lowered cholesterol, lost weight, and are even sleeping better. The secret lies in Dr. Timothy McKnight’s curriculum that centers around a change of mindset to spur long-term physical health.

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August 24, 2016

An Interview with Jan Probst

Jan Probst


The director of the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center discusses health inequities, rural obesity and what gives her work passion.

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August 17, 2011

Introduction

The Winter 2011 issue looks at programs that are working to combat rural childhood obesity and chronic health conditions such as diabetes.

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February 22, 2011

School-based Programs Help Children Shape Up

Gadsden Elementary School Garden


Schools are working nutrition education and increased physical activity into their curriculums to combat the growing epidemic of childhood obesity.

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February 22, 2011