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: How I quit smoking
|Join the weight loss challenge|
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