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WWL’s Monica Pierre discusses various community projects and services that benefit the infrastructure of Greater New Orleans.
United Way’s Terri Westerfield discusses the many services offered by the United Way of Southeast Louisiana.
62,000 of the enrollees have had preventive health care treatments, with some getting diagnosed with - and treated for - cancer and diabetes . He says Medicaid expansion has saved Louisiana money and boosted health jobs in the state.
shows the impacts of being fat do lead to serious health problems. "Forty five percent of all heart disease, stroke and diabetes in this country seems directly related to poor diet," Tufts University Senior Study Author Darius Mozaffarian said. He feels
As Louisiana continues to battle leading rates of obesity, diabetes and heart disease, the Louisiana Restaurant Association and the state's health department have teamed up to encourage more restaurants
actually it is a weight that is consistent with promotion of good health and prevention of diabetes .” Obesity can lead to an increased risk for diabetes , hypertension, and some cancers. Heymsfield says there is also medication for obese and overweight
much time in front of a screen, it limits their outdoor activity time, which leads to higher rates of childhood obesity and diabetes . She adds playtime is essential for children’s development. Studies show most eight year olds spend on average over two hours watching TV