Creating Healthy Places and Spaces to Promote Healthy Eating and Active Living Among Latinos in Kansas City, Kansas

Creating Healthy Places and Spaces to Promote Healthy Eating and Active Living Among Latinos in Kansas City, Kansas

This project works to provide healthy places which reduce risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes by promoting healthy eating, active living, and access to health services. Several behavioral and health objectives of this project include: to increase fruit and vegetable consumption; to increase engagement in regular physical activity; to decrease levels of obesity; and to increase blood pressure, cholesterol, and hemoglobin A1C checks.


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FND0072743

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Vicki Collie-Akers, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Work Group for Community Health and Development
1000 Sunnyside Avenue, Dole Center, Room 4082
The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS, USA 66045
vcollie@ku.edu
(785) 864-0533 (phone)
(785) 864-5281 (fax)v

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