Tag archive for ‘Diabetes’
By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, January 4th, 2014

Por Tu Familia Pioneer Rosa Rosen Has Transitioned…

I just got this email from Helene Velazquez from the American Diabetes Association… the Por Tu Familia committee has lost one of our own… Rosa Rosen, a passionate and determined voice in the fight against 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 Sunday, August 26th, 2012

Thank you for your feedback on Health Topics…

As you may already know, I shared with you all last week that I have been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. I was overwhelmed and at the same time humbled by your response to a series of status updates I posted asking More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, August 26th, 2012
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Know Your Enemy… What is Diabetes?

Last week, I stated publicly that I have been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. I have decided to embark on a journey that will allow me to educate some of my readers that may not know what to do to prevent it… More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Yes… I have Diabetes, help me fight it.

And my father had diabetes, and his father had diabetes and so on… it is in our genes they say. I found out about 6 months ago and luckily through my personal work with POR TU FAMILIA NY… I was able More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, November 6th, 2011

Por Tu Familia: Frankie Negron joins our fight against Diabetes!

I am happy to announce that Salsero Frankie Negron has joined Por Tu Familia, the Latino Initiative dedicated to the fight against Diabetes.  Here is a sneak peek of the campaign highlighting awareness against More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, October 9th, 2011

If you could save a life…would you? #StopDiabetes

 I would… and I am trying to make a difference with a organization that I have a 3 year history working with. I have talked to people that have given Por Tu Familia thanks for saving their lives… More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, July 17th, 2011

Sin Vida No Hay Cultura / Without Life There Is No Culture.

I just shot a unscripted video that can say what I feel better than anything I can possibly write right now. I will tell you that I am going to prepare myself given my recent medical condition so that I can do the More...

By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, August 21st, 2010

Take A Stand Against Diabetes… Do It Por Tu Familia!

Feria de Salud is an outdoor community event that is intended to reach thousands of local Latinos/Hispanics with the important message that they may be at risk for diabetes. Feria captures the festive elements More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Radio Capicu: Living A Healthier (Latino) Lifestyle

 Mi Gente… You asked…we listened. About a year ago, we hosted a broadcast of Radio Capicu about Diabetes and it's affect on our community. It was a good show but the feedback was overwhelming. More...