Your Health Matters Episode Nine:

Stroke is one of the leading causes of death in the US and around the world. Living with Diabetes increases your risk for strokes. This episode is focused on recognizing the signs and symptoms as well as insight into how to seek care and effective strategies for preventing strokes. Joining host, Dr. Viv, for this important discussion is Dr. Ekokobe Fonkem, the current Chief of the Division of Neuro-Oncology at Baylor Scott and White Health System and Associate Professor at Texas A&M Health School of Medicine Temple, Texas

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Your Health Matters

A medium to talk freely about diabetes and related health conditions for people of African descent. An open forum for individuals to share their stories living with health conditions and hear from experts working in the field who will provide practical advice, share resources and tools to educate. Listen in as the hosts create an honest dialogue with their listeners, offering support and empowering them to live the best life possible.

It is designed as a round table discussion. Each week we are going to feature a one or two guest speakers. Discussions will focus on all things diabetes.

Dr. Viv will lead discussions on diverse topics related to diabetes management and prevention, providing the audience with practical tips to improve overall health and lessen the burden of the disease.



Dr. Vivian N. Ayuk, PharmD, CDCES

Dr. Gilbert Daniel, MD

Gwendoline Challenger-Daniel, PA 

Chinonso Ukachukwu, MPH

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