STAIRSTEPS TO HEALTH: Martha Mosseller, left, a participant in the YWCA Diabetes Wellness and Prevention Program, receives coaching from fitness associate and personal trainer Jackie Robertson. Photo courtesy of YWCA

Exercise and a healthy diet help prevent Type 2 diabetes

Buncombe County, like much of the nation, has a diabetes problem. The disease was ranked as the 10th-leading cause of death in the county in the 2015 Community Health Assessment, an annual gathering of data from residents to determine local wellness in relation to state and national averages. While there are numerous reasons why this has become an […]