Building Healthy Communities: Curbing the Obesity Epidemic In the Latino Community!

Obesity is most common in Latino adults at 47% more than any other ethnic or racial minority group.

As one of the fastest-growing segments of the population, there are several factors that contribute to obesity rates being higher in the Latino community such as metabolic, environmental, cultural, and socioeconomic factors.

Moderated by Abia Ailleen, plus-size model and influencer will be joined by Dr. Jose Aleman from NYU Langone Health for an intimate conversation regarding the prioritization of health, developing healthy habits, battling stigma, and accessing comprehensive treatment options for obesity. Learn how to best support yourself or someone you know that suffers from obesity.

Brought to you by Novo Nordisk.

Recorded on April 21, 2021
Total Duration: 59 mins. 00 secs.

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