Lisa FieldsHealth 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.
Latest by Lisa Fields
Between 10,000 and 20,000 Americans are living with short bowel syndrome. Here's what you should know.
Many formal weight loss programs can help you manage type 2 diabetes. Learn how to find one that works for you, and get expert tips to help you stick with it.
Up to 75 percent of people with Crohn’s disease eventually do have surgical procedures, according to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation (CCF). Get the facts here.
Doctors often prescribe medication for people with type 2 diabetes to aid with weight loss. Here’s why some people may need it and how it works.
If you have type 2 diabetes, losing even small amounts of weight can relieve symptoms. These tips can help you get started.
Can medical marijuana, CBD, or other forms of cannabis help your IBD symptoms? Here’s what the research and experts say.
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.
Diabetes is a leading cause of blindness in America. Learn about diabetes-related eye conditions and how often you should get your eyes checked.
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.