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UW Invites Wyoming Teens and Parents to test New Healthy Eating App

Laramie, Wyo.—Sept. 18, 2023—Researchers at the University of Wyoming are recruiting Albany County parents and teens interested in testing a new mobile app promoting healthy eating.

The app’s purpose is to encourage teenage girls to improve their nutritional habits, says Grace Shearrer, assistant professor of family and consumer sciences in the UW College of Agriculture, Life Sciences and Natural Resources.

Funded by the American Diabetes Association, the project is part of a three-year study assessing whether type 2 diabetes is a problem for Wyoming teens. While research in other areas of the...


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