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Welcome to the Empowered Patient Podcast with Karen Jagoda.  This show is a window into the latest innovations in digital health and the changing dynamic between doctors and patients.

Topics on the show include

  • the emergence of personalized medicine and breakthroughs in genomics
  • advances in biopharmaceuticals
  • age related diseases and aging in place
  • using big data from wearables and sensors
  • transparency in the medical marketplace
  • challenges for connected health entrepreneurs

The audience includes researchers, medical professionals, patient advocates, entrepreneurs, patients, caregivers, solution providers, students, journalists, and investors.

May 19, 2020

Robert Ferguson, nutritionist, author, Health Ambassador to StayHealthy, and creator of DietFreeLife talks about the risk factors and pre-existing health inequalities in the African American community that have led to a high rate of infection from COVID-19.  Robert is particularly focused on excess body fat and the impact of what we eat on diabetes, cancer and hypertension. He emphasizes the need to be more health conscious and to resist peer pressure, questionable sources of health information and diet fads.

@dietfreelife #COVID19 #StayHealthy #dietfreelife

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