Interviews Actor Anthony Anderson on Diabetes in African-Americans and Gives Tips for Healthy Habits this Holiday Season

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New on Actor Anthony Anderson, who recently starred in Law & Order, discusses his diagnosis with diabetes and bringing awareness to the disease. Also new, Dr. Mary Harris reflects on steps we can take this holiday season to continue in good health.

Dr. Mary S. Harris

Don't forget the power of love...spread it around in place of the butter!

In the spirit of giving thanks for good health this holiday season, Dr. Mary Harris of recently had the opportunity to speak with actor and comedian, Anthony Anderson, about his diagnosis and management of diabetes. He and others at F.A.C.E. Diabetes would like to bring awareness to the disease which is more prevalent in African-Americans. Find out more by listening to the podcast of the interview available for free download at

Also new on the website, Dr. Mary Harris writes in her Reflections column about the importance of giving thanks for good health and provides tips to readers for healthy habits this Thanksgiving. The full text of the article can be found at, the following is an excerpt:

"As you gather with family and friends to celebrate with good times and good food, use the time to plant seeds of health and happiness. Don't forget the power of love (spread it around in place of the butter)! Encourage friends and family to take care of themselves. Take a few minutes to let friends and loved ones know how important it is that they take care of their health. Make health a fun part of family gatherings-create a weight-loss challenge, form an exercise group, offer a prize to the person that can come up with the best tasting "healthy recipe," or offer an award to the person that has made the most progress with their health...(read more)."

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday.

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