Food Insecurity and Chronic Disease

published 3 months ago

About one in eight households are food insecure, meaning that they have uncertain access to adequate food. UCSF's Dr. Hilary Seligman. a nationally recognized expert in food insecurity, discusses its health implications across the life course, the economic implications and what policy change is needed. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 32941]

. So most of you are probably aware that diet is really the cornerstone of care for the major epidemics of our day which is start in many ways with obesity backed trickle down to obesity's complications including diabetes high blood pressure high cholesterol congestive heart failure and I'm the challenge for us is physicians is we see patients in the clinical setting for 10 or 15 minutes and we give them advice about the food that they should be eating and then we send them out. Into a world I'm that looks like this . And we ask them to do what we ask ...

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