Grandpre http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Obesity Rates Predicted to Rise Significantly by 2030 http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/obesity-rates-predicted-rise-significantly-2030 <p>Obesity rates in Wyoming could rise from 25% now to 57% of the population by 2030. That's according to a study by Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The report predicts that most states will see comparable increases.</p><p>Chronic Disease Epidemiologist for Wyoming’s Department of Health, Joe Grandpre, says Wyoming doesn't have state-run programs dedicated to obesity prevention, but initiatives like heart and diabetes programs address it. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 23:22:16 +0000 Irina Zhorov 30260 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Obesity Rates Predicted to Rise Significantly by 2030