Monthly Archives: February 2022

International Women’s Day

For the last 10 years, MLK Health has provided uninsured women with preventative screenings and well-woman exams at no cost to them because we believe every woman should have access to life-saving screenings. We at MLK Health want to live in a community where no woman is ever forced to forgo her annual well-woman exam and mammogram, but we need your help building that community. MLK has a goal to provide at least 200 mammograms in 2021. Each screening mammogram costs MLK $50. On...

Video: Let’s Talk About Diabetes: Low-Carb Diet

In today’s episode, we sit down with Olivia, a Dietitian, to talk about the how to’s and the pros and cons of a low-carb diet. In our first episode with Dr. Chico, we learned that this type of diet could be beneficial. Be sure to talk to your doctor before making any lifestyle changes. Comment below what vegetables you would like to learn to cook! ...

Video: Let’s Talk About Diabetes: Intermittent Fasting

In today’s episode, we sit down with Olivia, a Dietitian, to talk about the how to’s and the pros and cons of intermittent fasting. In our last episode with Dr. Chico, we learned that this type of diet could be beneficial. Be sure to talk to your doctor before making any lifestyle changes. Comment below if you have found success in following this diet.   ...

Video: Let’s Talk About Diabetes: Common Questions

Diabetes is a life-changing disease, and trying to navigate this new lifestyle can be difficult. Today, we sit down with Dr. Chico, one of our volunteer Endocrinoglist to answer your most common questions about diabetes. If you have any questions about diabetes, leave them in the comments below, we’d love to answer them in our next episode! ...

February Wellness Webinar

MLK Health hosts a monthly series called Wellness Webinars. Join us each month to hear from a healthcare professional and get a chance to ask questions! This month we will be meeting with Lee Ann Monat, a Certified Holistic Health Coach and Herbalist, to learn about herbal medicines in your pantry. CLICK HERE TO RSVP Join Zoom Meeting: