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More Information and References for Obesity Among Adults

References and Community Resources

'''Resources:'''[[br]] Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice, The Utah Nutrition and Physical Activity Plan 2010-2020 - [] The National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion provides consumer information at []. NHLBI Obesity Education Initiative - [] The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America - [] More information on the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System may be found on the website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - []. Trust for America's Health - [] '''References:'''[[br]] Finkelstein EA, Trogdon JG, Cohen JW, Dietz W. Annual Medical Spending Attributable to Obesity: Payer-and Service-Specific Estimates. Health Affairs, 28(5): w822-831, 2009. Nguyen NT, Nguyen XM, Lane J, Wang P.Obes Surg. 2011 Mar;21(3):351-5. doi: 10.1007/s11695-010-0335-4. Relationship between obesity and diabetes in a US adult population: findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2006. []. Kim D D; Basu A. Estimating the Medical Care Costs of Obesity in the United States: Systematic Review, Meta-Analysis, and Empirical Analysis [].

More Resources and Links

Evidence-based community health improvement ideas and interventions may be found at the following sites:

Additional indicator data by state and county may be found on these Websites:

Medical literature can be queried at the PubMed website.

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