Wrap Up on Latino Child Obesity Summit


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SeanThe team behind SaludToday recently held its first-ever Scientific Summit on Latino childhood obesity. 

Salud America!, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation national research program to prevent obesity among Latino children, united researchers, community leaders and policy-makers from Sept. 9-11, 2009, in San Antonio to discuss the latest advancements and progress in reducing Latino childhood obesity.

View the Summit Report.

It includes commentary by:

  • Richard Carmona, 17th Surgeon General of the U.S.
  • Lance Armstrong, champion cyclist
  • Sean Elliott, ex-NBA player, and his wife, Claudia Zapata, health columnist (pictured at left)
  • Texas Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr.
  • And many more

Visit Salud America! here.

By The Numbers By The Numbers



of Latino kids have obesity (compared to 11.7% of white kids)

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