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The weight of the nation [videorecording]
HBO Documentary Films and The Institute of Medicine ; in association with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... [et al.] ; producer, Sarah Teale ; HBO.
 
Location
   
Online
       
Veterinary Medicine Library Call Number
  Media Collection RC628 .W45 2012 (Browse Shelf) Available
Details
Other Titles
  • Confronting America's obesity epidemic
  • Weight of the nation : screening kit
Other Authors
Description
  • OCLC Number: 821922775
Notes
  • Credits: Director of photography, Dyanna Taylor ; original music, Wendy Blackstone, Adam Dorn, Daniel Freiberg.
  • Developed in partnership with the Institute of Medicine (IOM) at the National Academies of Science, in association with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and with support from Kaiser Permanente and the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, The Weight of the Nation is one of the largest public health campaigns on obesity the nation has seen to date.
  • Disc 3 has bonus shorts (over four hours of additional material), including twelve comprehensive segments, such as Healthy mom, healthy baby: the risks of excess weight, Obesity and type 2 diabetes, Stigma: the human cost of obesity, and more.
  • Discussion guides in English (150 p. : ill. ; 17 cm.) and Spanish (172 p. : ill. ; 17 cm.)
  • Discussion guides reflect the film sections and provide background information, tools and sample prompts to help lead discussions.
  • Originally broadcast in 2012.
  • This DVD was presented by Dr. Nancy Montiero-Riviere and Dr. Jim Riviere.
  • English dialogue; optional English or Spanish subtitles.
  • Rating: TV-PG CHV rating: PG.
  • DVD, region 1, widescreen, 16:9 aspect ratio, Dolby Digital, 2.0.
Table of Contents

Disc 1. pt. 1. Consequences / produced by John Hoffman ; editor, Paula Heredia. pt. 2. Choices / directed by Dan Chaykin ; produced by Dan Chaykin, John Hoffman ; editor, Jennifer McGarrity -- disc 2. pt. 3. Children in crisis / produced by John Hoffman ; editor, Paula Heredia. pt. 4. Challenges / directed by Dan Chaykin ; produced by Dan Chaykin, John Hoffman ; editors, Paula Heredia ... [et al.] -- disc 3. Bonus shorts: Healthy mom, healthy baby: the risks of excess weight ; Obesity and type 2 diabetes ; Latino health access: a model of community action ; Nashville takes action: a city battles obesity ; Can a lifetime of excess weight lead to heart disease? ; Poverty and obesity: why healthy food isn't an option ; Stigma: the human cost of obesity ; Overweight in the workplace: how wellness programs can help the American workplace ; The quest to understand the biology of weight loss ; Is weight something we inherit? ; Healthy foods and obesity prevention: increasing markets for fruit and vegetable farmers ; Obesity research and the National Institute of Health.
History
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