Excellence in Public Health Award for Finding New and Exciting Ways to Integrate Public Health into Clinical Settings

At the age of 33, Candelario Estrada received some startling information about his health at an annual health fair organized by Parkview Medical Nurses in Pueblo, Colorado. He was morbidly obese, and lab test results showed elevated blood glucose and cholesterol values. The information that he received galvanized Candelario into action. After making changes in his lifestyle, he was able to lose 65 pounds with an improvement in his glucose and cholesterol numbers. He credits his success to the wellness fair.

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