Breakthrough drug treats Type 2 diabetes in children, researchers say

April 30, 2019

Results of a recently completed clinical trial of a potential drug to treat Type 2 diabetes in children were announced April 28 at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2019 meeting in Baltimore, Maryland. The New England Journal of Medicine also published the findings. Study coauthor Jane Lynch, M.D., FAAP, professor of pediatrics at UT Health San […]

Photo of a child measuring her sugar level in a doctor's office.

Want to lose weight? We can help

April 24, 2019

Health problems related to obesity are a growing concern for health care providers. From diabetes to obesity-related cancers, those excess pounds can cause real trouble. If you’re serious about losing weight, UT Health San Antonio has several programs that can help. The Employee Health and Wellness Center, located in the School of Nursing, offers a […]

Low-vision health event draws more than 200 to Laredo campus

April 16, 2019

It was standing room only at the Laredo Regional Campus of UT Health San Antonio for a community health fair and educational program focusing on vision changes in elders. “We had a great turnout,” said Regional Dean Gladys Keene, M.D., describing the April 6 event. “We had more than 200 people here getting health screenings, […]

Melva Perez Andrews, M.B.A., OTR, CLVT, Gladys Keene, M.D., and Jacqueline Chan, O.D., FAAO

Regional Campus Laredo hosts AIDS awareness activities

April 4, 2019

The Area Health Education Center, a part of UT Health San Antonio Regional Campus Laredo, on March 11 marked the start of a week-long initiative in support of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2019. Numerous community agencies joined forces at the Regional Campus to create awareness through educational activities and free HIV/AIDS testing. […]