The Bigger Picture is a collaboration between Youth Speaks, and the University of California, San Francisco Center for Vulnerable Populations designed to combat the rising epidemic of Type 2 Diabetes by empowering youth to change the conversation about the disease, and work to change the social and environmental factors that have led to its spread. Watch this video to learn about the Bigger Picture's accomplishments since the project's launch in 2010, including over twenty short films produced to combat type 2 diabetes throughout the state of California and beyond. Featuring interviews with Dean Schillinger, James Kass, Sarah Fine, Hodari Davis, Jamie DeWolf and José Vadi.
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The Center for Health And Risk in Minority youth and adults (CHARM) is an NIH/National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) funded comprehensive center of excellence for addressing disparities and chronic disease prevention in minority youth and young adults.
Dr. Esteban Burchard, CHARM PI on sub-project 1 - Genetics of Asthma and Obesity in Latino Youth - had his commentary, Missing Patients, recently published in the science journal Nature. His commentary reflects on the importance or considering and including all ethnicities when conducting studies, as 'exclusions can endanger populations'.