Embajadores de Salud

Goal: To educate the community through lectures and follow-up physical activities to healthier habits and improve their health, through participatory sessions attending participants needs and restrictions.

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1. To create a group of participation and interaction

  • Medical Students participated in the first kick-off and start events to set goals and meet-and-great participants and volunteers.
  • Medical students are organized in groups as leaders of community participants (families)

2. To generate an active calendar for follow-up and workouts

  • Small groups have been created based in location and times preferences
  • Volunteers have been assigned to each group
  • Monthly meetings will include lectures (hypertension, diabates, …) and workouts (also included in the bi-weekly meetings.

3. To track the progress of participant’s health


  • Reminders are sent to participant every week
  • We keep a list of attendees with dates of attendance and blood-preasure and weight

Embajadores de Salud 3 FLYER


Diabetes Prevention Program:

A program offered in Spanish to address the main risks of developing type 2 diabetes. Weekly sessions take place at John Ruhrah Elementary/Middle School, and focus on lifestyle change with diabetes prevention education and physical activity. The participants’ goal is to lose 7% weight, and get a normal BMI, and increase physical activity to 150 minutes per week.


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