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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. ​​​​​​​​​​
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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

Good vs. Bad Cholesterol

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Jan 19, 2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers shares information about the difference between good cholesterol and bad cholesterol. View Transcript & Related Information

Know Your Blood Pressure

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Jan 12, 2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers explains what high blood pressure is and why it’s important to get checked and know your blood pressure numbers. View Transcript & Related Information

Know Your Blood Sugar Number: Could You Be At Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?

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Jan 5, 2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers tells listeners about prediabetes and its risk factors. View Transcript & Related Information

Don't Let the Holidays Weigh You Down

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Dec 29, 2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers and Dr. Susan Yanovski talk about holiday weight gain and how to avoid it. View Transcript & Related Information

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