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Battling Obesity in the Middle East / CNN.

Other author/creatorInfobase, film distributor.
Other author/creatorCNN (Firm)
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication Info [Place of publication not identified] : CNN, [2015]
Distribution Info New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2019.
Copyright Notice ©2015
Description1 online resource (1 video file (23 min., 14 sec)) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Series Vital Signs
Vital signs. ^A1384458
Contents Obesity Epidemic (7:40); Surgery and Lifestyle Changes (7:08); Ahmed's Journey (8:05);
Abstract Shahzad Ahmed was overweight, hypertensive, and diabetic, and he realized he needed to turn his life around if he wanted to see his daughter grow up. As obesity and diabetes continue to rise, Vital Signsfocuses in on the part of the world where they have reached epidemic levels: the Middle East. The luxurious lifestyle and booming wealth of the Gulf region have led to a sedentary lifestyle and an overabundance of food. Journey to the Middle East and see what extremes people like Ahmed are doing in order to change their lifestyles and fight life-threatening disease.
General noteOriginally released by CNN, 2015.
General noteStreaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on May 22, 2019.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Technical detailsStreaming video file.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
LanguageClosed-captioned.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number187403 Infobase
Publisher number[187400]s Infobase

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