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Latino Diabetes Association
June 8, 2010

The Latino Diabetes Association (LDA) is a grass roots organization serving Los Angeles county. I've had an amazing experience in providing prevention diabetes education to more than 15 different communities. Since the LDA services are free, the need for the LDA services is overwhelming and growing. I look foward in being able to provide my services to the Latino Diabetes Association.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Having the opportunity to serve the community with the LDA has given me the opportunity to see first hand the impact of changing lives and families.A simple thing such giving free glucometer and educating on A1C test,LDA is ahead in diabetes prevention.

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The LDA is a much needed service in our communities and needs to prevail. LDA belives in it's educators and relies on their health care professionals. Funding is a major obstacle and I would recommend more support to continue to grow.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Having the opportunty to help the community.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Well grounded and with the same goal.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Establish a nation wide education diabetes prevention epedemic.

Ways to make it better...

LDA had more funding opportunity.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

funding in order to establish staff.

One thing I'd also say is that...

Although funding is a major obstacle, the LDA continues to grow because the need is there and the organization has overcome its barriers . I look forward in seeing the Latino Diabetes Association become a national non-profit organization.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

MY ROLE:
Professional with expertise in this field & The Jack of all Trades!.