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D.C. had a visit from Dr. Oz Wednesday, and a chance to get preventative health care.
Few diseases are as linked to diet as Type 2 diabetes, which is reaching epidemic proportions in America.
The Diabetes Dining Club in Montgomery County brings together the African American community.
Local chef Gayle Plummer Owens has cooked for sports days and diplomats. But she says her favorite catering gig is preparing meals for a unique set of dining clubs in Montgomery County -- all designed to reach African Americans who are either diabetic, or at risk of developing the disease.
Heart disease is deadly. It is also, in most cases, preventable.
A three-year study involving 2,039 people with high blood sugar levels found that the higher the level of vitamin D in the participants' blood, the lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.