Healthy Moments Episodes
One-minute audio tips on living a healthy lifestyle featuring Dr. Griffin Rodgers, Director of NIDDK.
All episodes are 1 minute in length. Where indicated, video is available.
The ABC’s for Older Americans with Diabetes
May. 22, 2017
Dr. Rodgers tells older Americans with diabetes how managing their disease can help them feel their best.
Alzheimer’s Disease: You Can Make a Difference by Participating in Research
May. 15, 2017
Did you know that whether you have a memory problem, family history of Alzheimer’s disease, or no memory problems at all, you may be able to take part in research studies? Dr. Rodgers and Dr. Hodes explain.
Caregiving and Alzheimer’s Disease
May. 08, 2017
Advice for caretakers of a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease from Dr. Rodgers and Dr. Hodes.
Alzheimer's Disease: What You Need to Know
May. 01, 2017
Dr. Hodes, director of the National Institute on Aging, joins Dr. Rodgers to talk about Alzheimer’s disease.
Bariatric Surgery for Teens with Severe Obesity
Apr. 24, 2017
Dr. Rodgers explains how teens with severe obesity may benefit from bariatric surgery.
What is Bariatric Surgery?
Apr. 17, 2017
Bariatric surgery can help people with severe obesity, and Dr. Rodgers explains the benefits and considerations.
What’s Irritable Bowel Syndrome?
Apr. 10, 2017
Dr. Rodgers tells listeners about irritable bowel syndrome, including symptoms and treatments.
Kimberly's Kidney Gift
Apr. 03, 2017
A woman with kidney failure shares her story of receiving a transplant, and Dr. Rodgers talks about kidney donation.
Lupus Nephritis Diagnosis and Treatment
Mar. 27, 2017
Dr. Rodgers tells listeners about the treatments for lupus nephritis.
What is Lupus Nephritis?
Mar. 20, 2017
Dr. Rodgers explains a type of kidney disease called lupus nephritis, including symptoms.
A Faith Community's Kidney Health Resource
Mar. 13, 2017
Dr. Rodgers discusses the Kidney Sundays Toolkit for starting a community discussion about kidney disease.
Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments for Kidney Infection
Mar. 06, 2017
Dr. Rodgers explains causes and treatments of kidney infections.
How much do you know about your kidneys?
Feb. 27, 2017
Dr. Rodgers talks about the importance of your kidneys and provides tips for keeping them healthy.
Complementary Health Approaches: Meditation
Feb. 20, 2017
Dr. Briggs talks about meditation as a way to help with some health conditions.
Are Probiotics Good for Your Health?
Feb. 13, 2017
What are probiotics and how they can be used? Dr. Briggs explains.
Using Dietary Supplements Wisely
Feb. 06, 2017
Before taking a dietary supplement, Dr. Briggs wants you to ask yourself these 5 questions.
Dietary Supplements: What You Need to Know
Jan. 30, 2017
Dr. Rodgers is joined by Dr. Josie Briggs, who explains what you need to know about dietary supplements.
Getting Help for Prescription Drug Misuse
Jan. 23, 2017
It can be hard for people to quit taking prescription drugs. Dr. Volkow explains why and Dr. Rodgers provides resources that can help.
What is Prescription Drug Misuse?
Jan. 16, 2017
Dr. Volkow discusses how taking medicine in a way that is different from what the doctor prescribed can be dangerous.
Why People Can Become Addicted to Opioids
Jan. 09, 2017
In some people, prescription opioids can produce euphoria - or a high, Dr. Volkow explains how.
What are Opioids and Why Are They Prescribed?
Jan. 02, 2017
Dr. Rodgers is joined by Dr. Nora Volkow, who describes common prescription opioids and how they work.
NIH Body Weight Planner: How the NIH Body Weight Planner Can Help You
Dec. 26, 2016
Dr. Rodgers describes how the Body Weight Planner can help people create a plan to reach and maintain their weight goal over time.
NIH Body Weight Planner: Personalized Plans to Help You Reach Your Goals
Dec. 19, 2016
Dr. Rodgers tells listeners about an online tool called the Body Weight Planner, developed by the National Institutes of Health.
Don't Let the Holidays Weigh You Down
Dec. 12, 2016
Dr. Rodgers and Dr. Susan Yanovski talk about holiday weight gain and how to avoid it.
Eating Healthy and Sticking to My Budget
Dec. 05, 2016
Dr. Rodgers notes that healthy meals don't need to be expensive, and shares tips for eating healthy on a budget.
World AIDS Day
Nov. 28, 2016
Dr. Rodgers describes the AIDS epidemic and Dr. Anthony Fauci talks about who should get tested.
Preventing or Delaying Type 2 Diabetes
Nov. 14, 2016
Dr. Rodgers explains that research has shown type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed for those at high risk.
The ABC's of Managing Type 2 Diabetes
Nov. 07, 2016
Dr. Rodgers notes that people with type 2 diabetes need to manage the disease each day, and explains why they should know diabetes ABC's.
Having a Plan to Manage Your Diabetes
Oct. 31, 2016
Dr. Rodgers points out that our Make a Plan tool can help people with diabetes manage their condition.
Oct. 24, 2016
Dr. Sieving tells listeners about exciting research on diabetic retinopathy, a disease that can damage tiny blood vessels inside the eyes of people with diabetes.
Oct. 17, 2016
Dr. Sieving explains what a cataract of the eye is, and discusses the symptoms of a cataract.
Take Action to Protect Yourself from Glaucoma
Oct. 10, 2016
Dr. Rodgers is joined by Dr. Paul Sieving, director of the National Eye Institute. They tell listeners what glaucoma is and who is at risk.
Get Vaccinated Against the Flu
Oct. 03, 2016
Dr. Rodgers and guest Dr. Anthony Fauci tell listeners why everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine each year.
Traumatic Brain Injury
Sep. 26, 2016
Dr. Koroshetz discusses traumatic brain injury and tells listeners about symptoms to look out for and when to seek medical attention.
Sep. 19, 2016
Dr. Koroshetz tells listeners about Parkinson's disease including symptoms and treatments.
Brain Health and High Blood Pressure: Mind Your Risks
Sep. 12, 2016
Dr. Koroshetz joins Dr. Rodgers to explain the effects high blood pressure can have on the brain.
Help Your Children: Make Fitness Fun
Sep. 05, 2016
Dr. Rodgers suggests ways that kids can get physically fit and improve their health.
Eating and Nutrition: Tips for K-12 Students
Aug. 29, 2016
Hear tips for helping their kids achieve a healthy weight with Dr. Rodgers.
The Importance of a Good Night's Sleep
Aug. 22, 2016
Dr. Rodgers highlights the importance of sleep in helping your children do well in school.
Help Your Teens Stay Focused and Energized
Aug. 15, 2016
Tips from Dr. Rodgers for helping your teens stay focused and energized in school.
Take Healthy Habits to College
Aug. 08, 2016
Help your student take healthy habits to college this fall with advice from Dr. Rodgers.
We Can! Help Children Stay at a Healthy Weight
Aug. 01, 2016
Dr. Rodgers explains why limiting your kids' computer and TV time is important for their health.
MedlinePlus ®: Your Resource to Good Health
Jul. 25, 2016
Dr. Rodgers tells listeners about NIH's MedlinePlusÂ® website and the useful information that can be found on it.
New Guidelines for Treating Sickle Cell Disease
Jul. 18, 2016
Dr. Rodgers discusses recent research and recommendations that can improve treatment for sickle cell disease.
Diagnosis and Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease
Jul. 11, 2016
Do you know the symptoms of sickle cell disease? Dr. Rodgers explains how it is diagnosed and treated.
What Is Sickle Cell Disease?
Jun. 27, 2016
Dr. Rodgers talks about sickle cell disease, including its effects on red blood cells and how common it is.
Find a Detour Around Physical Activity Roadblocks
Jun. 20, 2016
Overcome your roadblocks to physical activity with these tips from Dr. Rodgers.
Good vs. Bad Cholesterol
Jun. 13, 2016
Dr. Rodgers shares information about the difference between good and bad cholesterol.
Lifestyle Changes and Treatments for Managing Erectile Dysfunction
Jun. 06, 2016
Dr. Rodgers tells men with erectile dysfunction about changes they can make to regain sexual function.
Understanding Erectile Dysfunction
May. 30, 2016
Dr. Rodgers explains that erectile dysfunction, or ED, is treatable at any age.
Older Americans Preventing Diabetes
May. 23, 2016
Dr. Rodgers provides tips for preventing or delaying diabetes in older Americans.