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Protocol for the Nutritional Management of Obesity, Diabetes and Hypertension in the Caribbean
[Preface]: The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), through the Caribbean Food and Nutrition Institute (CFNI) and the Caribbean Program Coordination, has been actively promoting good nutrition practices in the Caribbean ...
The Central America Diabetes Initiative (CAMDI): Survey of Diabetes, Hypertension and Chronic Disease Risk Factors, Belize
[Executive Summary]. There is some evidence that non-communicable diseases such as diabetes and hypertension are increasingly becoming major public health concerns in Belize, in particular as reflected in the country’s ...
The U.S.-Mexico Border Diabetes Prevention and Control Project
The goal of the U.S.-Mexico Border Diabetes Prevention and Control Project is to reduce the impact of diabetes on the residents living along the U.S.-Mexico border, through a model of participation and shared leadership ...
Taxes on Sugar-sweetened Beverages as a Public Health Strategy: The Experience of Mexico
[Introduction].The purpose of the present work is to describe the procedure whereby a tax on sugar- sweetened beverages and energy-dense foods was implemented as a public health strategy in Mexico. This document is an ...
The U.S.–Mexico Border Diabetes Prevention and Control Project: prevalence study of type 2 diabetes and its risk factors
This is a report of the results of the Diabetes Prevalence Study, Phase I, of the U.S.–Mexico Border Diabetes Prevention and Control Project, a unique study that considered the border area of the United States and Mexico ...