Youth Media for Building Healthy Communities

Community Health, Youth Voices

Up close with Gabriel Iglesias

Doctors told comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias he had two years to live after he was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Iglesias told a room full of students and community members at the East Los Angeles YMCA this spring about how the prognosis forced him to reevaluate his life. He eventually lost more than 100 pounds. “I am an example of what happens when you eat too much fast food.” Read about the conversation on Boyle Heights Beat.


Boyle Heights Beat

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow us on Twitter


Subscribe to receive our weekly newsletter of top youth media headlines on health justice.

%d bloggers like this: