Tag archive for ‘Diabetes mellitus’
By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, December 21st, 2014

I Confess… I Have Been A Bad, Bad Boy Lately.

No, this is not a letter to Santa trying to get brownie points 5 days before Christmas to get a [Insert Cool Gift Here] under my tree. This is me being accountable to you. For the last three years, you have watched More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Yexenia’s Story: Social and Sugar Free

Social and Sugar Free We live in one of the most fun cities in the world with tons of restaurants and bars to pick from. There’s always a place to go to for a social Latina like me. However, being diabetic can More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Top 5 Ways I Have Struggled In My Fight Against Diabetes.

In the “Why All This Talk About Diabetes?” post…  I talked a little bit about my family dynamic and how diabetes is not really discussed. I always wanted my platform to help facilitate these More...

By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, June 13th, 2013

SAVE THE DATE: We Need Volunteers For La Feria De Salud!

I am proud to announce our 5th year organizing and participating in the Feria De Salud with the American Diabetes Association. Feria de Salud is an outdoor community event that is intended to reach thousands More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

ALERT DAY! Do You Have One Minute To Stop Diabetes?

Take it. Share it.   On March, 26, 2013, the American Diabetes Association will be  encouraging the public to take the Diabetes Risk Test, as well as to share the test with everyone they care about – More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, March 4th, 2013

Tap Into The Power of Hashtags: #PorTuFamilia

 First off… WHAT IS A HASHTAG? (courtesy of A hashtag is a keyword phrase used in Twitter conversations that is preceded by a pound (#) sign and written without spaces in between, ie #ilovehashtags. The More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

American Diabetes Association-Greater New York Launches New Facebook Page

Capicu Founders @ Feria De Salud Just about 5 years ago, I was asked by a dear friend Helene Velazquez to take part in a Latino Initiatives Committee (Por Tu Familia) for the American Diabetes Association. The More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

I Have To Stop Lying To Myself, So I Can Live Healthier

So as the clock struck 12 last night we collectively reflected on all aspects of our life. Between glasses of your drink of choice (mine was Coquito) we strategized on how we will make our lives better in some way More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Confused about Diabetes? I was too…

Ever have a problem that was not really a problem but can be a problem and that was making you crazy? (if you have not clicked away let me explain. Last February I was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes with an A1C More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Join the “Por Tu Familia NY” Team and Step Out To Stop Diabetes

Denise Oller and Urban Jibaro at Feria De Salud Mi Gente, Help us make an impact in our community, help spread the word by tweeting, pinning and posting this on your Facebook page to help us raise money to #STOPDIABETES. Join More...