The Diabetes-Heart Disease Connection

(lighthearted music) – Hi, I’m Joan Lunden. Diabetes is a chronic disease which can be managed by keeping close tabs on glucose levels. What many people don’t know is that two of the most harmful complications of diabetes are heart disease and stroke, both deadly conditions. Joining me now is Dr. Ann Albright, director of…

Diabetes Information You Can Trust

(upbeat music) – Hi, I’m Joan Lunden. Now more than ever, people are seeking information about diabetes. It is the most searched chronic illness on the internet. But how can you be sure what’s posted is accurate and scientifically valid? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention can be a really valuable resource, providing information…

Diabetes & Smoking: A Dangerous Duo

(upbeat xylophone music) – I’m Joan Lunden. Type 2 diabetes has struck way too many families in this country, including mine. I remember all too well when my brother was in his mid-20s. He was overweight, never exercised, and he was a smoker. I don’t think it ever even occurred to him that that was…

High Blood Pressure Risk Factors

>There are some risk factors of high blood pressure, let’s show that to our viewers and take them one by one dr. Go.>Again We talked about family history, in my case. My mom and dad had odd blood pressure, I’m one of four boys and what a surprise all four of us have high blood…

Study Finds Millennials’ Health Plummets After Age 27

Millennials are on track to be one of the most obese generations in history which you might be surprised to learn because when you think of Millennials your brain will normally go to avocado toast student loan debt and being healthy right well studies also show that Millennials health rapidly declines once you turn 27…