OUR CULTURES ARE OUR SOURCE OF HEALTH

OUR CULTURES ARE OUR SOURCE OF HEALTH

[ Singing in native language, drums beating ] STUDI: At the turn of the last century, Native people lived off the land, hunting, fishing, gathering, and farming. As times changed, our way of life changed. [ Men shouting, sticks rattling ] Many of us were not as physically active as we used to be. Our […]

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The Cultural Transformation of Healthcare

The Cultural Transformation of Healthcare

– HI. I’M TRACEY GAUDET. I’M THE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF PATIENT CENTERED CARE AND CULTURAL TRANSFORMATION, AND IT’S REALLY EXCITING FOR ME TO BE ABLE TO TALK TO YOU TODAY. WHAT WE WANT TO TALK ABOUT IS THE CULTURAL TRANSFORMATION OF HEALTHCARE, THE FUTURE OF VA HEALTH CARE, AND WHERE WE’RE GOING. THE […]

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“What Is Obesity Medicine?” Sample Presentation

“What Is Obesity Medicine?” Sample Presentation

Hello, thank you for coming to the presentation of What is Obesity Medicine? An introduction to the field of obesity medicine. Our objectives for this presentation is to help better define what obesity medicine is, how to diagnose obesity beyond BMI, looking at the challenges and opportunities in this field that is emerging in obesity […]

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CarbLoaded: A Culture Dying to Eat (International Subtitles)

Carb-Loaded: A Culture Dying to Eat This is Lathe I’ve know him and his wife for almost 20 years. In fact, about ten years ago we started our own company together. In 2009, Lathe was 36 years old and weighed 165lbs. He pretty much ate the standard American diet, exercised regularly, and was precisely the […]

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Why are people so Healthy in Japan?

When it comes to health, weight of course is not everything, but since there are so many health complications from being overweight or obese, it’s safe to say that Japan with an obesity rate of 3.5% is generally healthier than America with an obesity rate of 30%. Japan isn’t perfect, it has found itself on […]

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The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Selecting Strategies

The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Selecting Strategies

Now that partners were selected, it was time for the task force to work together and identify strategies for change. The task force met four times. We were very clear that we wanted it to be a concise, short-lived process. We had four meetings over a period of about one year. And at the end […]

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The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Cultural Competence

The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Cultural Competence

The task force worked to ensure a varied representation of fresh food retailers were given the opportunity to apply for grants and loans. It was very important to us, to all of us, that this program be accessible to a wide array of folks. We wanted to make sure that there was a very diverse […]

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The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Multi-Sector Partnerships

The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Multi-Sector Partnerships

The Pennsylvania Fresh Food Financing Initiative is an outstanding example of partnerships implementing health equity programs statewide. This collaboration was formed through initial efforts by The Food Trust, a Philadelphia-based non-profit. Right around 1999, 2000, there was actually a research study that came out showing that Philadelphia had the second fewest number of supermarkets in […]

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American Things Other Countries Find Weird

American Things Other Countries Find Weird

The word “weird” has come a long way since its origins in Old English. It was first related to destiny, or the “power to control one’s fate”, and later was tied up with the supernatural. From there it started meaning odd or uncanny. And odd and uncanny is what we’ll talk about today when looking […]

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OUR CULTURES ARE OUR SOURCE OF HEALTH (:30)

OUR CULTURES ARE OUR SOURCE OF HEALTH (:30)

WES STUDI At the turn-of-the-last century, Native people lived off the land. WES STUDI As times changed, our way of life of growing, gathering and hunting traditional foods changed. Today, Native people are on the move to help prevent type 2 diabetes. Eat healthy. Be active. Make wise choices. Our people and cultures hold the […]

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