Jody Polaha


At ETSU Health in East Tennessee Jody Polaha, Director of the Institute for Integrated Behavioral Health, and her team consult with both the patient and the provider. The [...]

Jody Polaha2023-09-22T14:12:20-05:00

Micaela Gumecindo-Garcia


Slowly incorporating healthy habits into her daily lifestyle such as lifting her young daughter for exercise have made a difference for Micaela Gumecindo-Garcia, under the guidance of bilingual [...]

Micaela Gumecindo-Garcia2023-08-21T12:42:35-05:00

Chris Jackson


Dr. Chris Jackson, internist and University of TN College of Medicine faculty, explains why the patient’s why is key when treating heart disease, diabetes, and other chronic conditions. [...]

Chris Jackson2023-07-28T10:25:13-05:00

Patricia Jones


Patricia Jones was bewildered when her doctor told her she had diabetes. By working with a Health Coach at the UTHSC Health Hub in Uptown, she quickly learned how [...]

Patricia Jones2023-07-28T10:26:47-05:00

Ben Andrews


Ben Andrews, MD, is Chief Medical Officer at Christ Community Health Services (CCHS), a federally qualified health center that operates 10 clinics in Memphis and one in Jackson, [...]

Ben Andrews2023-07-28T10:30:14-05:00

Many-Bears Grinder


Many-Bears Grinder, former Tennessee Department of Veterans Services Commissioner and a retired colonel in the TN Army National Guard, shares how she overcame diabetes and how doctors can help. [...]

Many-Bears Grinder2023-07-28T10:31:11-05:00

Kut Kut


Kut Kut, a Memphis college student at Bethel University, was diagnosed with high blood sugar while in high school. Thanks to his mom Janet’s commitment to a healthy [...]

Kut Kut2023-07-28T10:35:25-05:00

Jan Blair


Jan Blair, who lives in the Appalachian area of Tennesee in Johnson City, has survived four heart attacks. She knows firsthand how vitally important –and hard– it is [...]

Jan Blair2023-07-28T10:37:38-05:00

Sharon Moore


Sharon Moore is Manager of Nutrition and Wellness Education at Church Health, a medical clinic for the working uninsured in Memphis. Church Health has been one of Tennessee’s [...]

Sharon Moore2023-07-28T10:39:08-05:00

Steve Hopland


Steve Hopland, CEO of Medical Care in Johnson City, engages patients through a large care coordination staff and also uses health coaching to help get patients healthy so they [...]

Steve Hopland2023-07-28T10:41:13-05:00