Elisa’s Story: Produce Bags Support Diabetes Patients

Elisa’s Story: Produce Bags Support Diabetes Patients

 November 11, 2021

Clinic days are always packed, with many patients arriving as staff and volunteers first set up. By noon, the rush has passed and our on-site diabetes educator, Cecilia Chapman, RDN, CDCES is preparing to leave. One recent clinic day saw Cecilia running late. She happened to still be on site when a patient walked into more »

Empowering Patients: Lee and Chandra

Empowering Patients: Lee and Chandra

 September 30, 2021

Glendale residents Lee and Chandra have been married for 33 years and have six children along with demanding work schedules. Although they are both gainfully employed, like millions of Americans, they find themselves unable to afford healthcare and ineligible for government assistance. “The monthly premiums are like a mortgage payment and the deductibles make it more »

Restoring Dignity: Meet Lee Ann Frade

Restoring Dignity: Meet Lee Ann Frade

 August 23, 2021

When Lee Ann Frade lost her job in 2010 and was on crutches due to a work-related injury, she found it impossible to find a new job. Her husband was also out of work and they scraped together their last $80 to get a doctor’s appointment with the hope of helping her qualify for disability. more »