CDC Report on Childhood Obesity Rate

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Dr. Terri Lipman
Associate Professor, School of Nursing
University of Pennsylvania

• Authority on childhood obesity, growth and inaccurate measurements in children. Works to prevent childhood obesity and diabetes in West Philadelphia through a long-term program that incorporates nutrition, diet and exercise.
• Maintains one of only four diabetes registries in the country.
• Her current research involves waist circumference and abdominal height as a predictor of insulin resistance and cardiovascular disease in youth.