Lisa Fields

Health Writer

Lisa Fields is a full-time freelance health writer based in South Jersey who writes about chronic diseases, sleep problems and ways that stress and emotions can impact health. She writes frequently for WebMD and Reader’s Digest. She has also been published by The New York Times, Good Housekeeping, Women’s Health, Redbook and many other publications.

Conditions Covered:Diabetes, Fitness & Exercise, Hepatitis C

Latest by Lisa Fields

Should I Join a Weight Loss Program for Type 2 Diabetes?

There are many formal weight loss programs that can help you manage type 2 diabetes. Find expert advice on picking out the best weight loss program for you.

Should You Use Cannabis or CBD for Ulcerative Colitis?

Can medical marijuana, CBD, or other forms of cannabis help your IBD symptoms? Here’s what the research and experts say.

Starting Weight Loss for Diabetes

Research suggests that people with type 2 diabetes who lose just small amounts of weight can improve their health and reduce the risk of complications.

Are Loneliness and Diabetes Linked?

Diabetes can make you feel lonely or isolated. Learn about the connection between chronic illness and loneliness and what you can do to combat it.

Why People With Diabetes Should Get Their Eyes Checked

Diabetes is a leading cause of blindness in America. Learn about diabetes related eye conditions and how often you should get your eyes checked.

Diabetes and Heart Risk Assessment

If you have diabetes, you might be at a higher risk for heart disease. Take this assessment to learn more about how to prevent heart complications.

How Interval Walking Can Boost Health

If your daily walk hasn’t helped you lose weight or manage your blood-sugar levels, it may be time to switch to a new exercise regimen.

Which Beverages and Supplements are Best for Hepatitis C?

Good news - coffee is safe! Bad news - and no surprise - you should take care to avoid sodas and sweetened beverages.