University of Wisconsin–Madison Medical College of Wisconsin

Volume 111, Issue 6

December 2012

Roots of change: Improving health through better access, education, and food policy

Ours is an overweight community and becoming more so, a risk factor for many chronic health conditions. In this issue of WMJ, two articles explore comprehensive approaches that seek not only to address the root causes of overweight and obesity, but also explore effective approaches to solve the problem of both eating too much and eating too much of the wrong things.

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In This Issue
Families and Food
John J. Frey, III, MD, WMJ Medical Editor
WMJ. 2012;111(6):259-260.


A Community-Based Family Intervention Program to Improve Obesity in Hispanic Families
Deborah Ziebarth, MSN, RN; Nancy Healy-Haney, PsyD, MPH, RN; Bridget Gnadt, BS; Lori Cronin, MSN, RN; Benjamen Jones, MPH; Esther Jensen, BS; Martha Viscuso, BA
WMJ. 2012;111(6):261-266.

The Effect of Prenatal Support on Birth Outcomes in an Urban Midwestern County
Thomas Schlenker, MD, MPH; Lee T. Dresang, MD; Mamadou Ndiaye, MD, MPH; William R. Buckingham, PhD; Judith W. Leavitt, PhD
WMJ. 2012;111(6):267-273.


A Review of Guidelines for Dyslipidemia in Children and Adolescents
Amy L. Peterson, MD; Patrick E. McBride, MD, MPH
WMJ. 2012;111(6):274-281.

Promoting Healthy Food Consumption: A Review of State-Level Policies to Improve Access to Fruits and Vegetables
Carlyn Hood, MPA, MPH; Ana Martinez-Donate, PhD; Amy Meinen, MPH, RD, CD
WMJ. 2012;111(6):283-288.


A Case of a Dermoid Cyst Compressing the Airway
Laura R. Garcia-Rodriguez, MD; Sachin Pawar, MD; Michelle A. Michel, MD; Bruce H. Campbell, MD
WMJ. 2012;111(6):289-292.


Looking Back…to 1962
‘Retro’ Ads Reflect Decades-old Issue
WMJ. 2012;111(6):257.

Thank You to Our Reviewers

Index to Articles 2012

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