Educación (English Version)

La comida rápida, los alimentos que contienen aditivos de fósforo y la Dieta Renal

Los Aditivos de Fósforo se agrega en la comida precocinada y la comida rápida por varias razones, incluyendo conservantes, agentes de levadura, y intensificadores de sabores. A diferencia del fósforo que naturalmente aparece en carnes, productos lácteos, en granos y nueces, el fósforo de los aditivos, casi siempre lo absorbe el cuerpo. El control del fósforo es necesario para los paciente con diálisis, por lo tanto es importante que estos pacientes sean precavidos con estos aditivos y los alimentos que lo contengan.

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Research Festival 2006

Health Disparities: From Genetics to Health Policy

September 27, 2006.

This research symposium provided information on the the mechanisms of health disparities and interventions to reduce disparities.

The symposium featured three nationally recognized experts who spoke on several topics.

The symposium was held in partnership with the Case School of Medicine, MetroHealth Rammelkamp Center for Education and Research, and the Case Center for Reducing Health Disparities.

Below are videos of the featured speakers. Note - Using headphones may improve the sound quality.


Richard S. Cooper MD - 'The Use and Misuse of Genetic Research in Health Disparities.'


John M. Flack, MD, MPH - 'Health Disparities and Hypertension.'


Dennis Raphael, PhD - 'Public Policy Approaches To Health Inequities' with an introduction by Center Director Ashwini R. Sehgal, MD.




In practice
Prescriptions for Change
A Collaboration between the
Center for Reducing Health Disparities
and the Roundtable Community Council

Prescriptions for Change

In the fall of 2003, the Center for Reducing Health Disparities, a collaboration between MetroHealth Center and Case Western Reserve University, and the Greater Cleveland Roundtable, (now the Roundtable Community Council), a program of the Greater Cleveland Partnership, began discussions about hosting a series of events to raise awareness about and develop solutions for the longstanding challenge of health disparities affecting Northeast Ohio.

It quickly became apparent that such an important effort would require the support and cooperation of a broad range of community partners. In addition, we decided that the effort would be best served by a year-long series of programs, hosted at different locations, with national and local thought leaders addressing the range of issues related to this complicated health care issue

You can read the entire report by downloading this pdf file.