Doc Talk: Preventing Type 2 diabetes


We hear so much in the news about the epidemic of Type 2 diabetes and how many health complications it can trigger. So today’s Doc Talk is devoted to how we can prevent this health issue in our lives and in the lives of our kids or husband.

Click the video “play” button below to see nurse practitioner Megan Morgan talk about what causes Type 2 diabetes and the specific things we can do to lower the risk of developing it.

To schedule an appointment with Megan Morgan, A.P.N., call the Mercy Family Clinic at 479-338-5555. It’s located on Rife Medical Lane in Rogers, just off Interstate 540.

Doc Talk is a bi-monthly feature made possible by the doctors and nurses of Mercy Health, who are generous with their time and provide video answers to questions submitted by local mothers. does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is for informational purposes only and isn’t a substitute for professional medical advice. Always talk to your doctor if you have questions about a medical condition. Don’t delay getting professional medical advice because of something you read online. This website doesn’t necessarily recommend or endorse any specific tests, doctors, products, procedures or opinions discussed on the site.