Health Talk With Dr. Diane Md



Health Talk with Dr Diane MD is a popular syndicated talk show heard on various terrestrial radio stations and archived as a podcast. Each week Dr. Diane A. Thompson uses evidence-based Lifestyle Medicine principles and inspirational stories to help you live your healthiest and best life. You will learn techniques to keep yourself healthy, reverse diseases, and achieve your life goals.


  • Reinvent and Relaunch Your Career and Life with Doctor Jarret Patton

    02/04/2018 Duration: 30min

    Doctor Jarret was a successful pediatrician and held leadership roles in his hospital.  He was accused of sexual inappropriate behavior and was arrested, lost his licence, career, reputation, and livelihood.  He was cleared of the charges but the damage was already done.  He had to learn to reinvent himself and relaunch his career and life.  He wrote a book to share how you can do the same. Doctor Jarret's book- Licensed to Live- a primer to rebuilding your life after your career has been shattered. Doctor Jarret's website- Dr Diane A. Thompson's website:

  • 14 Days to Amazing Health with Dr Dona Cooper-Dockery

    14/03/2018 Duration: 33min

    Dr Dona Cooper is board certified in internal medicine and has a special interest in lifestyle medicine.  She has been practicing medicine for over 25 years. She is also a speaker, author, and host of "Get Healthy with Dr Cooper."  Dr Cooper has had great success in changing the health of her patients.  Listen as she shares simple tips to help you succeed in changing your health. Dr Dona's books:  14 Days to Amazing Health, Get Healthy for Life. Dr Dona may be contacted at Dr Diane MD may be contacted at   Disclaimer:  This information is for educational purposes only and is not meant for diagnosis or treatment.  Listening to this program does not establish a patient-doctor relationship.

  • Fit and Fabulous Vegan Body Builder Nicole Beckford

    31/01/2018 Duration: 43min

    As a 45- year- old Vegan Bodybuilder and Personal Trainer, Nicole Beckford shares her story of being overweight and unhealthy,  then experiencing tragedy with the sudden death of her husband in a horrible motorcyle accident in Jamaica.  She shares how she had difficulty  coping and explains how she turned her life and health around and used bodybuilding to help deal with her loss.  Competing helped her regain self confidence and self love.  She also shares healthy tips and nutrition secrets.   Nicole Beckford may be reached at   Dr Diane Thompson may be reached at   The information is for education and information and is not intended for diagnosis or treatment.  Please speak with your health care provider before making any changes to your health.

  • NEW START Program and Cancer Management with Debra Williams, ND

    08/01/2018 Duration: 32min

    Debra Willimas lives in Jamaica and was diagnosed with breast cancer.  Instead of chemotherapy, she opted to change her lifestyle using the NEW START (Nutrition, Exercise, Water, Sunshine, Temperance, Air, Rest, and Trust) program and believes this provided the cure for her cancer.  After learning about healthy lifestyle, Debra then proceeded to study further and recently completed the Naturapthic Doctor program. She now offers counseling and programs to people seeking to learn about the program. In this interview, she shares her experience and expertise.  Debra may be contacted at Life, Health, and Food Ministries   Dr Diane Thompson may be contacted at or  Information in this interview is for educational purposes only and is not meant to be diagnosis or treatment.  Check with your personal doctor before making any changes to your health.

  • Transforming Yourself Into The Person You Want To Be with Milan Ross

    11/12/2017 Duration: 40min

    In his book 'The Change- Transforming Yourself and Body Into he Person You Want To Be'  author Milan Ross shares his journey from morbid obesity with chronic diseases to fit and healthy using a whole food plant-based diet.  Milan lost over 200 pounds and more than 34 inches off his waist using healthy nutrition and exercise. The change is co-written by Dr. Scot Stoll, a specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Lifestyle Medicine.  Milan's website is    Dr. Diane Thompson may be reached at or

  • No Wonder I'm Fat with Todd Cheek

    04/12/2017 Duration: 54min

    In his newly released book 'No Wonder I'm Fat:  It's Time to Stop The Fat Confusion', author and personal trainer and weight loss coachTodd Cheek helps to demystify the information surronding obesity and gives you solid information to help you finally lose the weight.  Todd's book may be found on Amazon and other book retailers.  Todd may be contacted at or by phone at 917-279-0877.   Dr. Diane A. Thompson is a radio host on 1570 AM WIGO in Atlanta and she is double boarded in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Lifestyle Medicine.  She is a certified Health Coach and in Obesity Management.  Dr. Diane A. Thompson, MD may be contacted at or by email at  

  • Crawling Out of Darkness After Rape and Tragedy with Pastor Terry Gobanga

    27/11/2017 Duration: 50min

    Pastor Terry Gobanga is a Kenyan pastor who is a survivor and she will teach you how you can be too! This pastor was gang-raped, stabbed in her abdomen and left for dead on her wedding day.  29 days after finally getting married, both her and her husband were victims of carbon monoxidee posioning, and tragically he died.  She was shunned by her community, believed to cursed, and told she would never have children.  Fast forward, and today she has survived, thrived, and has a husband and 2 children.  In this powerful interview she will teach how she did it and she will teach you the mindset shift you need to make to accomplish the same.  Dr. Gobanga may be reached at and on twitter @terrybobanga.  Your host, Dr. Diane A Thompson may be reach at and and on twitter @drdianemd      

  • The Fuel for Success with Hugh Rowe

    13/11/2017 Duration: 35min

    Hugh Rowe is the author of Joesph's Memoir shares the fuel necessary for success.   Hugh Rowe may be contacted at   Dr. Diane A. Thompson may be reached at or via email at

  • Thriving Despite Stage 4 Cancer with Jonathan Passley

    06/11/2017 Duration: 39min

    Jonathan Passley is a young entreprenur, a father, and husband.  He was blindsided by a stage 4 cancer diagnosis and shares his experience of thriving despite his cancer diagnsis and why he said he saw his cancer as a blessing.   Jonathan may be reached at   Dr. Diane A. Thompson may be reached at or

  • 4 Lessons From a Water Melon with Kesmit Williams

    15/05/2016 Duration: 31min

    Kesmit Williams was born in Jamaica and his early life was influenced by the teachings of his grandmother.  He went on to become a very skilled garde manger chef and has combined motivational teachings with his fruit carvings to help inspire others.  In this episode, Kesmit shares "4 Lessons From a Water Melon."

  • Relaunching Your Health Goals and Heart Healthy Tips with Dr. Diane Thompson

    22/03/2016 Duration: 35min

    On today's episode, I review tips to help you get back on track with the goals you made this year, and I share heart healthy tips.

  • Lessons learned from the passing of my uncle

    25/01/2016 Duration: 30min

    On January 17, 2016 my dear uncle, Charles Guthrie aka uncle Freddie died suddenly.  My heart was broken, and still is.  Yet I was still able to find both life and health lessons from his passing.  This episode shares some of those lessons with the hope that listeners will take care of themselves.

  • Financial New Year Tips with Dr. Dennis Kimbro- A blast from the past

    01/01/2016 Duration: 33min

    Did you miss your financial mark in 2015?  Do you want to grow wealth?  Do you want know the wealth secrets of attaining wealth?  Check out excerpts of this interview with Dr. Kimbro.

  • New Year's Tips for Massive Success with Dr. Diane A. Thompson

    01/01/2016 Duration: 28min

    Was 2015 not all you wanted?  Perhaps you didn't reach all your goals.  Maybe you met them and you want continued success. Well listen to excerpts of interviews with some of our most popular guest to help you have an amazing New Year.

  • Footprints Foundation's Global Faculty Conference Call #2: Jamaica June 22-26

    20/05/2015 Duration: 26min

    Footprints Foundation and its founder Lorna Owens is on a mission to help decrease infant and maternal mortality. The current initiative is to help educate nurse midwives and obstericians in various countries including Jamaica and Ethiopia.     This is the second conference call about the initiative in Jamaica.  This call will share specific details on the dates (June 22-26), curiculum, and cost.  Please become a part of the movement to serve and pass this audio on to someone so we can make a difference.

  • Footprints Foundation Global Educator Conference Call #1 4/27/15

    28/04/2015 Duration: 44min

    Footprints Foundation and its founder Lorna Owens is on a mission to help decrease infant and maternal mortality. The current initiative is to help educate nurse midwives and obstericians in various countries including Jamaica and Ethiopia.  This represents the first of our many conference calls, she shares the upcoming plan for Jamaica and Ethiopia.  Please become a part of the movement to serve and pass this audio on to someone so we can make a difference.

  • Living with Lupus with Judith Mills

    12/04/2015 Duration: 29min

    Judith Mills CEO and Founder is a Biomedical Scientist graduate of UMDNJ maters program, she is an adjunct professor of Biology and College success Seminar, and brilliant speaker. She shares her love of science to her students and teaching them techniques towards a successful college degree. As a patient herself, she lives life everyday with hope, unwavering faith, and optimism that one day her fight will conclude in a cure for the disease. She fights for the unheard and live for the willing and a woman of exceptional courage, vibrancy, and indestructible determination. Ms. Mills created Butterfly Walkers Inc., as comprehensive non-profit team that has been dedicated to raising funds for lupus since 2003.  Disclaimer:  The information provided is for educational purposes only and is not intended for diagnosis or treatment.  Please the advice of your health provider before making any changes to your health.

  • Motivated to Make Changes pt 2 with Ty Howard

    29/03/2015 Duration: 29min

    In part 2 of this 2 part interview, motivational speaker and author Ty Howard will inspire and motivate you to make the changes necessary to ensure you have the most successful year yet.   Ty Howard may be reached at   Dr. Diane A. Thompson may be reached at or

  • Motivated to Make Change pt 1 with Ty Howard

    22/03/2015 Duration: 34min

    Motivational Speaker Ty Howard teaches you how to make changes in your life to ensure this is your best year yet.   Ty may be reached at Dr. Diane Thompson may be reached at

  • Surviving 2 Bouts of Pancreatic Cancer pt 2 with Dr. Steven Lewis

    15/03/2015 Duration: 32min

    Dr. Steven Lewis received a Ph.D. in exercise physiology from Stanford University in 1977 and is a visiting professor of clinical biomedical science in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. His book is called "The Ripple Effect: How a Positive Attitude and Caring Community Helped Save My Life."  He was in superb life-long health, until he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, a disease with a survival rate of only 5%. In spite of this, Steven and his wife struggled to achieve and deliberately maintain an extremely positive attitude. This choice started a "ripple effect" that created an exceptionally caring and upbeat community of family, relatives and friends and enabled this community to return even more positive energy to Steven. The story became even more intense when Steven endured a second bout of pancreatic cancer that metastasized to his liver. Surviving a second bout of pancreatic cancer is so rare that no statistics are kept. Today, Steven is cancer

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