NFWL and experts gathered to discuss the buzz around obesity policy and treatment developments.
We discussed the recent 60 Minutes segment by Lesley Stahl.
Did you know?
Fact: Today, over 42 percent of Americans have obesity. Experts predict that fully half of Americans will have obesity by the end of this decade. Rather than a character flaw or just “needing to shed a few pounds,” obesity is a serious, chronic medical condition with linkages to many of the top causes of death in this country, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and cancer.
Access the obesity policy toolkit: Broadening Coverage to Combat The Obesity Epidemic A Toolkit for State Innovation for more information, and a quick toolkit summary.
And read the latest opinion piece from The New York Times.
Connect with Featured Speakers:
- Cari Lee, Director of Government Affairs & Policy at Steptoe
- Randy Pate, Founder, Randall Pate Advisors
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