Raynor Researches Diabetes

In an effort to reduce rates of obesity and address behavioral health risk factors for Type 2 diabetes, Hollie Raynor has partnered with Cherokee Health Systems in the Changes for Life Program. The program is funded by the State of Tennessee and is an evidence-based pediatric weight management program designed to be delivered as part of primary care visits. This program provides opportunities for graduate students in nutrition to engage in service learning by developing nutrition materials and providing nutrition counseling. Outcomes have been published in the Journal for Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.

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