Young adults show serious complications from Type 2 diabetes

August 2, 2021

UT Health San Antonio, University Health enrolled area children in TODAY studies. Media contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, Shelley Kofler, (512) 294-5224, SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 2, 2021) — South Texas youth whose Type 2 diabetes was followed for up to 15 years in the TODAY studies have made an immensely important contribution to […]

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

Wellness 360 to launch Green Wellness Program

July 30, 2021

Cooking classes and support from group sessions make a greener, healthier lifestyle possible. The School of Nursing’s Wellness 360 clinic is introducing a holistic, plant-based approach to wellness with the new Green Wellness Program: Plants-2-Plate. The new program will launch its pilot sessions on Sept. 17 with cohorts from the School of Nursing, and plans […]

Western high-fat diet can cause chronic pain

June 23, 2021

A typical Western high-fat diet can increase the risk of painful disorders common in people with conditions such as diabetes or obesity, according to a groundbreaking paper authored by a team led by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Lone Star Health News: Lone Stars on the Medical Frontier: Dr. Richard Peterson says pioneering surgery could reverse diabetes

May 21, 2021

Dr. Richard Peterson, Surgery/Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, and Dr. Ralph DeFronzo, Medicine/Diabetes, are featured in this Lone Star Health News article that highlights the minimally invasive procedure, developed by researchers and physicians at UT Health San Antonio, University Health and Texas Biomedical Research Institute, that is showing promising results to improve patients’ health and minimize […]