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Atlanta Journal Constitution: Scientists in Texas closer to diabetes cure with unconventional treatment

April 15, 2017

Years of testing remain, but UT Health San Antonio researchers say they’ve cured Type 1 diabetes in mice. Read the full story at the Atlanta Journal Constitution

Texas Public Radio: An Alarming Number Of Texas Women Die From Pregnancy-Related Complications

April 12, 2017

It’s a startling statistic that doctors in Texas are concerned about. The maternal mortality rate has doubled in the last four years, “It’s appalling,” said Dr. Patrick Ramsey with UT Health San Antonio. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio

Spectrum News: UT Health San Antonio Honors Deceased Who Gave ‘Ultimate Sacrifice’

April 12, 2017

Students and faculty at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio call it the ultimate sacrifice for mankind. Watch the full story at Spectrum News

National Public Radio: To Bring Down Stubbornly High Blood Pressure, It Helps To Have A Team

April 12, 2017

You’ve probably heard the phrase “it takes a village” to get things done. Many clinics across the U.S. are finding that’s true for effectively controlling their patients’ high blood pressure. Read the full story at National Public Radio

Healio: Type 2 diabetes researcher receives prestigious award

April 12, 2017

At the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress, Ralph A. DeFronzo, MD, BMS, MS, BS, received the American College of Endocrinology’s Distinction in Endocrinology Award. Read the full story at Healio

UPI: Researchers cure diabetes in mice without side effects

April 12, 2017

Researchers at the University of Texas Health San Antonio report they have essentially cured type 1 diabetes in laboratory mice by using gene transfer. Read the full story at UPI