Thursday, August 21, 2008

Diabetes Awareness Fest in South Bronx

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Bring your family and friends to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Feria de Salud. This free community event is coordinated by ADA and sponsored in part by Evercare.
The ADA Feria de Salud is a day-long event filled with music, dancing, nutritional information and cooking demonstrations, all in the name of bringing Diabetes awareness to the forefront.
ADA will kick off Hispanic Heritage month by focusing the fight against diabetes in New York City’s neighborhoods most affected by diabetes – the South Bronx. Evercare, a provider of Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plans, has developed health plans to provide options for better access to medical attention tailored for those who have diabetes and programs to help those who care for loved-ones with diabetes or other chronic illnesses.

When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, September 13
Where: St. Mary’s Park at St. Ann’s Avenue

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1 comment:

Isabella said...

This get together is a great idea! I've heard of "Por tu Familia" before and have always thought it was such a good idea. Hispanic Heritage month is a great time to be culturally aware of the issues facing our community.

Right now, one influential Hispanic is doing her part in such a FUN way to help raise awareness.

Talk show host, Cristina Saralegui has paired up with AARP to to help spread the word about their great benefits!
Check out to learn more and make a customizable video! You can have fun with your friends and
make them on online TV star with Cristina's video, "Amigos Live!" It's a blast!

Also, you can enter to win an all inclusive trip for 2 to Miami to to see the Cristina Saralegui show!
Definitley check out AARP for yourself or for a relative or client. They've got some great benefits, including (but not limited to): Exclusive travel discounts, prescription discounts, retirement planning and free companion membership!

I hope it's alright that I commented on your blog -- wanted to let them know about the fun video with Cristina and AARP's great benefits. If you have any further questions,
please don't hesitate to email me.

Isabella Coldivar
AARP Ambassador

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