News 4: Understanding the seriousness of diabetes with UT Health San Antonio

Dr. Ralph DeFronzo, chief of the division of diabetes and endocrinologist with UT Health Physicians at UT Health San Antonio, was interviewed for a live segment on News 4 San Antonio to raise awareness about the seriousness of diabetes ahead of Diabetes Alert Day on Tuesday, March 23.

Dr. DeFronzo discussed symptoms and risk factors of diabetes, why Hispanics/Latino adults are expected more than groups to develop type 2 diabetes in their lifetime and how patients living with diabetes are more likely to get COVID-19 and develop severe complications from it.

Watch the interview. 

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