4031.0 Innovations to Promote Healthy Weight

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 8:30 AM
Rates of obesity and overweight vary across the population and result from a number of different factors. Interventions must also be varied if they are to be responsive. This session will focus on a number of different intervention strategies that have been successfully used to promote healthy weight. Presenters will describe the interventions, the target population and the findings from evaluation research.
Session Objectives: 1)Describe innovative strategies used to promote healthy weight 2) Assess the success of each of the innovative strategies
Jay Hirschman, MPH, CNS

9:10 AM
Intuitive eating: A novel health promotion strategy for obese women
Janell Mensinger, PhD, Heather A. Close, BS, James Ku, MD and Kelly Bliss, MEd
9:30 AM
Assessment of factors influencing participation and outcomes in a weight management program
Rickie O. Brawer, PhD MPH, Bhuvana Jayaraman, MPH, Lamya Boujelbane, MD, MPH and James Plumb, MD, MPH

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Organized by: Food and Nutrition
Endorsed by: Alternative and Complementary Health Practices, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Gerontological Health, Socialist Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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