September 21, 2010

A Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt Program Helps Latino Families Become Healthier

Program Helps Latino Families Become Healthier
 

Doctors say Latino Americans are at a higher risk for obesity and diabetes and their children often have the highest rates of obesity and diabetes in the nation.

The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, with the help of Metro Nashville’s Parks and Recreation Department, has developed a new program to help Latino families become healthier.

And the experts are finding the program is also helping ease loneliness and isolation.

Barb Cramer has the story in this Vanderbilt video news release.
 

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M04eowtV0C8