diabetes http://wwno.org en Louisiana Has The Highest Rate Of Diabetes In The U.S. http://wwno.org/post/louisiana-has-highest-rate-diabetes-us Diabetes has multiple complications. Among them are kidney failure, lower limb amputation, blindness and it is a major cause of Heart Disease &#38; Stroke. Dr. Andriette Martin Fitch, with Ochsner on Harding Blvd in Baton Rouge, is personally involved in the areas of Diabetes &#38; Hypertension. She sees patients daily who are not maintaining a healthy lifestyle and spends a great deal of her day sending out the message to both parents &#38; children. Her message to parents, "If you don't want your children, your spouse or your family members to die of Hypertension or Diabetes, make a change in your diet and exercise daily."<a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wrkf/audio/2013/04/Fitch_final_1.mp3" class="asset-audio">Dr. Andriette Martin Fitch</a><p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 20:33:00 +0000 Susan Hidalgo-Smith 30784 at http://wwno.org