The Obesity Epidemic in California
Thursday, September 19, 2013 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM (PDT)
Having a conversation about your weight can be intimidating. However, it is essential in order to effectively manage overall health. Join CPAT in its next seminar about obesity, diabetes, health and wellness.
Keynote Speaker: Ken Fujioka, M.D.
Director of Center for Weight Management
Director of the Nutrition and Metabolic Research Center
Scripps Clinic, Dept. of Diabetes and Endorine
Dr. Fujioka is an internal medicine practitioner whose clinical expertise centers around weight management, nutrition and metabolic disorders.
Opening Remarks: Solano County Supervisor, John M. Vasquez
Supervisor John Vasquez has had a longtime goal of reducing obesity, specifically in children. The goal includes encouraging healthy food options and exercise. Supervisor Vasquez also works closely with groups that are focused on obesity and diabetes.
When & Where
California Partnership for Access to Treatment (CPAT)
The California Partnership for Access to Treatment (CPAT) is a diverse network of advocacy organizations, community groups, health care providers and employers, committed to ensuring a healthy and productive California.
CPAT serves as a communications, education and resource network to keep its partners and the communities they serve informed about critical issues involving access to treatment in California.
For more information, visit www.caaccess.org.