An in-depth look at the latest Lancet Series on Obesity

March 13, 2015

NCCOR’s Connect & Explore Webinar on Feb. 23 provided the first public forum to connect with authors from the recently released Lancet Series on Obesity. The series discusses reasons for scarce progress; reviews regulatory, non-regulatory, and quasi-regulatory actions; identifies high-priority actions; challenges entrenched dichotomies; and proposes a reframing of obesity. Each paper in the six-part […]

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New commentary explores the negative impact of weight bias

September 22, 2014

Theodore Kyle and Rebecca Puhlare are participants on the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Roundtable on Obesity Solutions. In a new commentary, Kyle and Puhlare examine the negative impact of weight bias on finding solutions to the obesity epidemic. In the paper the authors describe the how weight bias, an often neglected issue, impedes progress toward […]

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IOM to host public workshop on obesity solutions

December 3, 2013

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) Roundtable on Obesity Solutions is inviting the public to attend its first workshop, “The Current State of Obesity Solutions in the United States.” Tues., Jan. 7, 2014 12:30-5:30 p.m. The National Academies Building 2101 Constitution Ave., NW Washington, DC The workshop will present a status update on the current epidemiology […]

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