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Maureen Connolly

Montclair, NJ

About Maureen Connolly

As former editorial director at Vertical Health (now Remedy Health Media), Maureen led a team of editors and writers contributing to five websites, including,,, and She was also the host of The Diabetes Dish podcast, which is currently ranked #1 in Google search for diabetes podcasts. An award-winning digital health writer, editor and producer, Maureen is a veteran in the online health media space. She creates compelling content across multiple platforms, including print and digital articles, video, podcasts and documentary film.

Prior to joining Vertical Health in 2015, Maureen created content for a variety of media outlets, including Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute, PBS, NBC's iVillage, The Dr. Oz Show, Random House, Hearst, Conde Nast, and Time Inc. publications. She is the author of three books, including The Essential C-Section Guide (Random House) and Unbuttoned: Women Open Up About the Pleasures, Pains and Politics of Breastfeeding (Harvard Common Press; starred review Publishers Weekly.) Her PBS segment on Vaccine Safety won a Telly Award. Her e-book Ready, Set, Baby was a 2014 Digital Book Award finalist for best new adult non-fiction app.

Articles Written by Maureen Connolly

8 Expert-Approved Ways to Move More

When you commit to moving more, your body benefits in big ways
Sitting disease, aka metabolic syndrome, can take a toll on your health. Experts say the key to reversing the negative effects is to look for ways to move more throughout your day.

Are You Freaking Out about the Affordable Care Act Being Repealed?

Diabetes Daily Co-Founder David Edelman weighs in on what this may mean for the millions of people with diabetes who depend on ACA coverage
Diabetes Daily Co-Founder David Edelman weighs in on what this may mean for the millions of people with diabetes who depend on ACA coverage

Sitting Disease: Are You at Risk?

Sitting disease, or metabolic syndrome, can develop when you don't move enough throughout the day. Find out if you're at risk for symptoms like high blood pressure and diabetes. Then be sure to check out our motivating tips for moving your body more.

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