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Healthy Weight Issue Briefs

Disability and obesity are complex public health challenges, but ones that offer major dividends to our country if effective strategies are successfully applied. The issue briefs listed here describe considerations that people and organizations can do to help combat obesity among people with disabilities and assist them in achieving healthy weight and an improved quality of life.

Covers of 3 Persons with Disabilities Fact Sheets

People with Disabilities: An Overview - Achieving Healthy Weight and Obesity Prevention [PDF 232KB]

People with Disabilities: Health Department Strategies [PDF 336KB]

People with Disabilities: Healthy Weight and Obesity Prevention in the Workplace [PDF 341KB]

People with Disabilities: Healthy Weight and Obesity Prevention in Schools [PDF 236KB]

People with Disabilities: What Healthcare Professionals Can Do to be Accessible [PDF 223KB]

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