WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20: Childhood and adolescent obesity is the subject of a talk taking place on June 28 at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute.
The talk will be presented by Margaret Demment, a PhD student from Cornell University, Division of Nutritional Sciences. She will be presenting her thesis on obesity and adolescence —the title of her research is Putting it into the Lifecourse Perspective: Trajectories of BMI z-score from Birth to Adolescence and Their Maternal, Socioeconomic and Environmental Risk Factors.
The presentation will be of interest to anyone wanting to learn about issues and experiences regarding childhood and adolescent obesity including, but not limited to, the following individuals administration/managers; community health workers, councellors, diabetes educators, dieticians, early childhood educators, educators, family development workers, family physicians, fitness professionals, health promoters, nurses, nutritionists, paediatricians, parents, school principals, social workers, students and teachers.
The talk at BUEI, which has been sponsored by the Bermuda Diabetes Association, begins at 7pm.