Diabetes


Youth-onset Type 2 diabetes is derailing the lives of young adults

September 27, 2019

Jane Lynch, M.D., a pediatric endocrinologist at UT Health San Antonio, is truly on the front lines of San Antonio’s alarming increase of Type 2 diabetes in children. Since 2005, more than 1,000 youth under the age of 18 have been diagnosed with the disease in her clinic at the Texas Diabetes Institute on South […]




The perfect storm

May 31, 2019

What used to be called adult-onset diabetes is now hitting children at alarming rates. While San Antonio bears the burden of being the epicenter for diabetes, it is also a hotbed for research. Read the award-winning story in Mission magazine.




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 […]



Rivard Report: Clinic’s comprehensive approach to diabetes care aims to reduce amputations

July 24, 2018

A multidisciplinary team of physicians and specialists at UT Health San Antonio provides treatment at a clinic that serves as a one-stop shop for patients who have lost – or are at risk of losing – a lower limb from diabetes. Read the story


Express-News: Ignoring diabetes symptoms only makes it worse

April 12, 2018

Ignorance is not bliss when it concerns diabetes. Read the full story at the Express-News



Team IDs strategic link in obesity-diabetes process

November 9, 2017

Obesity fuels inflammation, impairs cell energy and fosters insulin resistance—all of which can lead to diabetes