It's a fact: we are in the midst of a new epidemic: Childhood Obesity. Diabetes in children is reaching an all time high as a result. What are we doing to combat this sad fate? FACT- Children who live within walking distance to a park or playground have a better chance of avoiding this terrible tragedy. What are we doing to support development activities that create walkable towns and cities? What are we doing to keep fast food and soda out of our public spaces and our schools? What are we doing to educate and reach out? What are we doing to make health care and good nutritional choices affordable and available? I will fight for our children's health.