• Six Nations Community Health

    Six Nations Community Health

    Sonia Anand

    Addressing key social barriers on the Six Nations Reserve is critical to tackle the high prevalence of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease in this community.

  • Six Nations Maternal and Newborn Health

    Six Nations Maternal and Newborn Health

    Sonia Anand

    Understanding the maternal and newborn characteristics that increase the risk of early development of adiposity can help inform strategies that prevent obesity and type 2 diabetes in the Six Nations community.

  • Preventing Obesity and Diabetes in Mice by Blocking the Production of Peripheral Serotonin

    Preventing Obesity and Diabetes in Mice by Blocking the Production of Peripheral Serotonin

    Gregory Steinberg, Waliul Khan

    Peripheral serotonin plays an important role in metabolism. Inhibiting the production of peripheral serotonin in mice on a high-fat diet helps prevent weight gain, insulin resistance, and the accumulation of fat in the liver by enhancing the...

  • Fight Childhood Obesity with Government-Funded School Meal Programs

    Fight Childhood Obesity with Government-Funded School Meal Programs

    Christina Moffat

    School meal programs that provide every child with a lunch may be an appropriate long-term strategy to tackle the rising rate of childhood obesity. These government-funded programs do this by addressing household food insecurity and promoting food...