Health

Diabetes treatment

San Antonio partners pioneer surgery aimed at reversing Type 2 diabetes

April 23, 2021

The goal of the novel procedure is to improve the patients’ health and minimize or reverse the adverse health effects of their Type 2 diabetes.




COVID-19 vaccines are available at UT Health San Antonio

April 20, 2021

Vaccine appointments and walk-ins are available to everyone 16 years and older, with priority given to those 80 years and older.




UT Health San Antonio research team tackles childhood obesity with five-year, $1 million grant from Baptist Health Foundation

April 9, 2021

The potentially groundbreaking research led by principal investigator Lily Q. Dong, PhD, professor of cell systems and anatomy at UT Health San Antonio, is testing whether there is a genetic marker of early insulin resistance in youth that could be controlled, thereby preventing obesity and development of Type 2 diabetes. Currently, most studies and treatment focus on adults, and pediatric anti-obesity drugs have limited effect.




UT Health San Antonio, UTSA develop strategic partnership to advance health and wellness initiatives

April 9, 2021

Efforts include the site of a new medical care facility for San Antonians and a comprehensive sports medicine program for UTSA student-athletes.



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UT Health San Antonio to open new multispecialty care facility this fall

April 6, 2021

UT Health San Antonio is expanding its health care footprint with the opening of UT Health De Zavala, a new multispecialty health facility near I-10 and 1604.




A cornerstone of research-based medicine

March 29, 2021

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio broke ground and unveiled the cornerstone for the UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital, a destination center for research and treatment of cancer and other complex diseases that disproportionately impact the people of South Texas.