Bridgeport doctor and founder of nonprofit organization teaches youth about healthy eating habits

The nonprofit works with schools and local organizations to promote healthy living by defeating diabetes before it starts, especially among communities of color, Wade says.

News 12 Staff

Jan 7, 2023, 3:55 PM

Updated 522 days ago

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A Bridgeport doctor and founder of nonprofit “Monitor My Health” is encouraging local children to practice healthy eating habits.
Dr. Dana Wade says the main goal of the Black Rock-based organization is to educate the public about diabetes. However, he also hopes to reach young people about taking care of their health.
The nonprofit works with schools and local organizations to promote healthy living by defeating diabetes before it starts, especially among communities of color, Wade says.
“What we are doing here is to teach kids skills on feeding themselves, on making food choices that are healthy, that can help them to stay fit, to be smart, and to be healthy,” he said.


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