BlueCross’ Tennessee Health Foundation Shapes the State

Obesity threatens the health of Tennessee children. We're working with schools to do something about it.

BlueCross’ Tennessee Health Foundation Shapes the State

Studies show obesity dramatically increases the risk for dangerous health conditions, such as Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Obesity among children has more than tripled since 1980. To fight this trend our Foundation’s Shape the State grants bring a proven physical education curriculum and equipment into middle schools .