This week on WCLK's The Local Take(Saturdays 8am) we're talking Diabetes with Tracey D. Brown, President and CEO of the American Diabetes Association.  She recently released a statement regarding the alarming rate of COVID-19 in underserved communities mostly in the Black and Latinx areas. 

Saturday morning at 8am on WCLK's The Local Take I speak with Dr. Thaddeus Bell founder of "Closing The Gap in Healthcare" about the health disparities that put our Community at greater risk for COVID-19. 

This week on The Local Take I speak with Dr. Jayne Morgan from the Association of Black Cardiologists about their upcoming Spirit of the Heart Health and Wellness Fair taking place on Saturday, November 16th from 8am - 1pm at New Life Community Ministries, 3592 Flat Shoals Road, Decatur, GA. 

The Local Take promotes Diabetes Awareness Month this November by speaking with Publix Pharmacist, Ashley Johnson, about their events taking place Saturday, November 7 at various stores in Greater Atlanta. These hour-long diabetes workshops will educate consumers about healthy food choices, counting carbohydrates and the basics around living with and preventing diabetes.  The events are scheduled throughout the day at 10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on  Saturday, November 7 across the Atlanta area.