Diabetes


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.

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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 […]

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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

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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

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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

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Team IDs strategic link in obesity-diabetes process

November 9, 2017
 

Obesity activates a specific biological pathway in obese mice, UT Health San Antonio researchers announce Obesity does a lot more than make us hesitant to go to the beach in our swimsuits. Scientists are finding that, far from being innocent or harmless, extra weight fuels inflammation, impairs cell energy and fosters insulin resistance. All of […]

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