The Weight of the Nation 2012 conference was held in Washington, D.C. on May 7-9.
The Weight of the Nation is a documentary series and public health campaign. Three years in the making, the campaign is an unprecedented collaboration of HBO and the Institute of Medicine, in association with CDC, the National Institutes of Health, made in partnership with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and Kaiser Permanente. The Weight of the Nation films broadcast on May 14-15 on HBO, and will stream free of charge after the broadcast at theweightofthenation.hbo.com.
Learn about the causes, consequences and health effects of obesity at CDC.gov/Obesity.
Learn the latest data and statistics tracking the obesity epidemic at CDC Obesity Data and Statistics.