The CheckUP With Dr. Courtney Shelton MD

March is Nutrition Month. Join Dr. Courtney Shelton, MD for The CheckUp on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, Saturday, March 3 at 8:30 AM.  He'll be joined by Lifestyle Dietician Jerlyn Jones, MS MPA RDN LD, for an informative discussion about healthy eating, in particular how to eat to avoid diabetes, and how to eat healthy if you have diabetes. We have the capacity to avoid life-shortening chronic illnesses if we take control over what we eat. Dr. Shelton and Jerlyn Jones will give you some easy to follow options to make for a happier, healthier life.

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Join us for The CheckUp with Dr. Courtney M. Shelton MD at a new time -- 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 3.   February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness And Prevention Month, and Dr. Shelton will be joined by Domestic Violence Prevention Advocate Kimya Motley of Haven of Light International, who has turned abuse in her life into a positive by becoming a voice for those who are violently and sexually abused. Did you know 1.5 million high school boys and girls in the US admit to being hit or physically harmed last year by someone they are romantically involved with?

Saturday morning at 7:30am on WCLK join us for The CheckUp with Dr. Courtney Shelton, MD. The CheckUp provides the community with useful health information you can use each day to lead a happier, healthier life. This week Dr. Shelton is joined by Cardiologist Dr. Michael Toca for a discussion about men's heart health. They'll talk about ED and how that is affected by your heart. They'll also discuss the daily changes you can make to keep your heart healthy for yourself and your loved ones.

Here is Dr. Toca's list of things your cardiologist wants you to to:

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The Holiday Season makes it hard to keep healthy eating habits. Come January, many of us make New Year's fitness and weight loss resolutions we end up breaking by Spring. How can you avoid temptation and work on a diet and fitness plan that leaves you healthy in 2018?

Join Dr. Courtney Shelton, MD for The CheckUp on WCLK, December 16 at 7:30 a.m.  He'll be joined by Fitness Expert Carlos Jordan for a conversation about where we go wrong, and how we can get on the right fitness and health track.