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Diabetes remission after weight-loss surgery is well recognized, but for a few, low blood sugars develop years afterward

February 19, 2019

Bariatric surgery is a vital weight-loss treatment for people who have a body mass index consistently over 40, or have a BMI over 35 joined by type 2 diabetes or other risk factors. Gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy are the two most commonly perfor …


Easy, quick appointment scheduling for UT Health San Antonio employees, families

February 19, 2019

UT Health San Antonio employees, retirees and their dependents covered by the Blue Cross Blue Shield UT Select medical plan automatically receive UT Health Network benefits, including reserved appointment slots for quick scheduling and discounted co-pa …


Know a doc that rocks? Say thanks to your favorite doctor

February 14, 2019

National Doctors’ Day is March 30, but UT Health San Antonio will be celebrating doctors the entire week of March 25. We want to let our doctors know how much we appreciate their service and unique qualities, and we need your help to make it successful …


US News & World Report: Housing program unites addicted moms, babies

February 14, 2019

Lisa Cleveland, Ph.D., RN, from our School of Nursing, was featured in this story about Casa Mia. Casa Mia is a SON program in collaboration with Crosspoint that provides transitional  housing for mothers and babies with substance use disorder. Read th …



Story idea: Reduce your risk of dementia: evidence suggests you can

February 14, 2019

The little things we do today – in our sleep, diet, stress management and exercise – may have a profound effect on whether we remain sharp in our thinking at the end of our lives. “Protecting your Brain from Alzheimer’s Disease: A Panel Discussion on t …


Story idea: South Texas Alzheimer’s Conference

February 14, 2019

UT Health San Antonio, in collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine, The University of Texas at San Antonio and the Darrell K. Royal Research Fund for Alzheimer’s Disease, presents the …


Bradley Brimhall and Edward Medina

UT Health San Antonio, SwRI researchers win cancer detection challenge

February 13, 2019

UT Health San Antonio pathologists and Southwest Research Institute engineers placed first in an international challenge to develop an automated method to detect breast cancer tumor cells. They trained a computer algorithm previously used for automotiv …


Bradley Brimhall and Edward Medina

UT Health San Antonio, SwRI researchers win international automated cancer detection challenge

February 13, 2019

UT Health San Antonio pathologists and Southwest Research Institute engineers placed first in an international challenge to develop an automated method to detect breast cancer tumor cells. They trained a computer algorithm previously used for automotiv …


News 4: Drug recovery home for moms and babies could be model for rest of nation

February 13, 2019

Dr. Lisa Cleveland from the School of Nursing was interviewed for a new recovery home being led by the School of Nursing for women and their babies with opioid use disorder. Read the story


School of Health Professions names associate dean for research

February 13, 2019

Timothy A. Reistetter, Ph.D., OTR, FAOTA, has been named the associate dean for research in the School of Health Professions, announced the dean of the school, David C. Shelledy, Ph.D.


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