Create Your Plate

Health Disparities Pod Cast

Create Your Plate

Marking National Nurses Week 2020 and the bicentenary of Florence Nightingale’s birth.  Nurse advocates and leaders from across the U.S. meet to celebrate the nursing profession and discuss many topics, including its diversity, future aspirations, and their nursing heroes. 

Featuring: Rose Gonzalez, Millicent Gorham, Charla Johnson, Julie Kneedler, Doreen Johnson, and Mary Behrens.

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About the Caucus

Since 2010, Movement is Life has been focused on the elimination of musculoskeletal disparities. Limited mobility due to joint pain has a dramatic impact on co-morbid health conditions to include obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease.   The healthcare costs to manage these conditions are staggering!

MOVEMENT IS…RAISING AWARENESS of the epidemic of limited mobility and developing functional solutions to reduce disparities.

MOVEMENT IS…STRATEGIZING with healthcare providers, community leaders and other stakeholders to combat the disparaging rate of disabling joint pain among women, African Americans, and Hispanics.

MOVEMENT IS…IMPLEMENTING community based initiatives to combat the disparaging rates of arthritis and co-morbid conditions that lead to immobility.

MOVEMENT IS…ADVOCATING to decrease musculoskeletal health disparities that contribute to joint pain and immobility.

MOVEMENT IS…EDUCATING patients on the significance of daily physical activity to decrease poor joint health and improve overall health.

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