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Healthy Moments Radio Broadcast

Healthy Moments is an annual series of weekly radio episodes sponsored by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Healthy Moments features Dr. Griffin P. Rodgers, the Director of NIDDK, a renowned researcher on the area of sickle cell anemia.

Each week Dr. Rodgers offers tips on how to prevent and control diseases that are important to the community and NIDDK’s mission.

To hear tips on how to stay healthy, tune in to Healthy Moments on Radio One’s​ Stations:
On occasion, you can hear Healthy Moments on-air, nationwide, on the Tom Joyner Morning Show and the Yolanda Adams Morning Show.

You can also listen to Dr. Rodgers' Healthy Moments episodes and get transcripts here. ​​​​​​​​​​

Donate Bone Marrow

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Feb 23, 2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers shares the importance of registering to become a bone marrow stem cell donor. View Transcript & Related Information

New Guidelines for Treating Sickle Cell Disease

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Feb 16, 2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers discusses the recommendations of NIH experts for treating sickle cell disease. View Transcript & Related Information

Diagnosis and Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease, part 1

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Feb 9, 2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers tells listeners how sickle cell disease is diagnosed, its symptoms, and how it is treated. View Transcript & Related Information

What is Sickle Cell Disease?

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Feb 2, 2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers explains sickle cell disease and how it affects the body. View Transcript & Related Information

Weight Measures: BMI and Waist Circumference

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Jan 26, 2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers explains how knowing your BMI and waist size may help you understand your risk for health problems. View Transcript & Related Information

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