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At CoxHealth, a community of experts is working to prevent diabetes and heart disease with innovative research, dynamic health tools and year-round screenings - plus the region's most experienced team of cardiovascular specialists.
Could you have prediabetes?


In the United States, 26 percent of the population has prediabetes. That amounts to about 41,000 people in Springfield.  


Many people don't know they have prediabetes because there are no symptoms, but the condition can be diagnosed and controlled before it becomes diabetes.   

Podcast: Diagnosing and treating prediabetes before it's too late

The food you eat can affect your health and your risk for certain diseases, including diabetes and heart disease. You don't need to make huge changes to eat healthier. Use this tool to help you change your eating habits a little bit at a time. Tool: Changing your eating habits

Kick the habit today

Are you or someone you know ready to give up cigarettes or other tobacco products? Glenda Miller, an intervention specialist at CoxHealth, explains how to kick the habit once and for all with help from the TIPS program.
Podcast: The help you need to quit smoking

Shawna's story: I quit smoking

 Shawna's Story: How I quit smoking

Join the weight loss challenge

Just Lose It Just Lose It is a 12-week weight loss challenge at CoxHealth Fitness Centers starting Feb. 27.

Weigh in every other week, participate in fitness and nutrition challenges and win prizes! Free access to all fitness center locations is available to participants on certain days.

The cost is free for fitness center members and $15 for non-members. More

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Know your risk for heart disease

Heart attack risk quiz   

Could a heart attack be in your future? Find out your risk with our online quiz.


Heart Healthy Recipes

Heart Healthy Tacos   

Find healthy recipes, like these quick and delicious tacos, that will help take care of your heart. 


CoxHealth Express

CoxHealth Express  

In the latest version of CoxHealth Express, you can communicate with your physician or have an eVisit, schedule an appointment, pre-register for a procedure and more. Watch video   


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