2018 Dr. Riz A. Oades Scholarship Winner

Our 2018 Dr. Riz A. Oades Scholarship Winner – Chelsea R. Chapman  Chelsea R. Chapman is a native San Diegan, proud of her Asian heritage and committed to applying her Public Health and Communication research to bettering her community. She earned her B.A. and M.A. in Communication at San Diego State University. She is currently earning her PhD in Public Health through a joint doctoral program between San Diego State University and...

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Can Type 2 Diabetes be Prevented and Reversed? Article by Dr Ofelia Dirige

CAN TYPE 2 DIABETES BE PREVENTED AND REVERSED? Dr. Ofelia V. Dirige, Kalusugan Kalakasan Ctr Hlt Wellness Diabetes is a growing epidemic in the United States including San Diego, California. It brings with it both individual and extraordinary economic burden. It is a disease in which the body ‘s blood glucose or sugar level is too high. Normally, the body breaks down food into glucose and carries it to the cells throughout the body. The cells...

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Diabetes Workshop – January 20

Learn about diabetes in this special presentation presented by Kalusugan and Skinny Gene Project on Saturday, January 20th, from 8:30am – 12 noon at the Peace of Christ...

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Our 25th Anniversary Awardees “The Unsung Community Heroines”

Kalusugan Kalakasan Center for Health and Wellness (KKCHW) celebrated its 25th anniversary last November 10 at the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation. It has been our tradition to review our accomplishments for the year so the community can rejoice with us and also continue their support of our mission and programs. Additionally, we also recognize Filipino American community leaders who have contributed their time and effort to help...

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Joyful Remembrance, Thanksgiving And Recommitment

KALUSUGAN’S ACCOMPLISHMENT FOR 25 YEARS: JOYFUL REMEMBRANCE, THANKSGIVING AND RECOMMITMENT Kalusugan Community Services (KCS), now named Kalusugan + Kalakasan Center for Health and Wellness (KKCHW) celebrated its 25th anniversary last November 10 with a gala dinner at the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation. Present were Mayor of National City Ron Morrison who was given a Kalusugan award for his continued support of the organization...

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