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CBHEC helps teachers care for children with diabetes

April 22, 2013

Children with diabetes have more advocates in their classrooms, thanks in part to training provided by the Texas A&M Health Science Center Coastal Bend Health Education Center (CBHEC) to teachers and other school employees throughout the region.

Diabetes management made easy with CBHEC course

November 5, 2012

When most new patients walk into a class at the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) Coastal Bend Health Education Center in Corpus Christi, they know little about diabetes other than the fact that they have it. The epidemic is more pronounced in South Texas, where rates climb higher than state averages and prompted the TAMHSC-Coastal Bend Health Education Center to focus on diabetes management, prevention and awareness.

CBHEC trains law enforcement to be ‘Healthy Heroes’

September 2, 2011

A South Texas law enforcement group is taking the proverb “lead by example” to heart, serving as role models to a community once deemed the nation's fattest city by Men's Health magazine.

CBHEC Health Careers Discovery Camp

July 27, 2011

It was a chaotic scene – a lab explosion. People were in shock, and injuries needed to be cared for. Fortunately, it was just a mock emergency, part of the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) Coastal Bend Health Education Center Health Careers Discovery Camp. Now in its fourth year, the intensive, three-day camp provides middle and high school students with a rare chance to learn firsthand about various health-related careers.

CBHEC Spanish-language diabetes class saves lives through education

February 26, 2010

When 51-year-old Luis Espericueta went to the doctor for the first time in his life in August 2009, he received what many in the Hispanic culture view as a death sentence.

CBHEC announces new director

November 17, 2008

The Texas A&M Health Science Center announces the selection of a new director for the HSC-Coastal Bend Health Education Center: Guadalupe Reyes Jr., who has extensive administrative experience in higher education. Reyes, a Corpus Christi native, returns to the Coastal Bend after serving most recently as dean of technical and workforce education at Blinn College in Bryan, Texas.

Greater Coastal Bend students learn about healthcare careers through CBHEC

February 5, 2007

Making healthcare careers an exciting and rewarding opportunity for students in the Greater Coastal Bend was the focus of the fifth annual

CBHEC uses mobile dental van to assist Brooks County children

February 28, 2006

South Texas for years has suffered from a shortage of physicians and dentists in rural and underserved areas. Indeed, even though there are several practicing pediatric dentists in the region, their number is insufficient to meet children

CBHEC provides health care screenings, exams to colonia

February 27, 2006

In partnership with several organizations, the Texas A&M Health Science Center Coastal Bend Health Education Center recently provided a health fair to colonia residents in South Texas. The Feb. 18 health fair in the Tierra Grande colonia was developed by the Diabetes Education Center of the HSC Coastal Bend Health Education Center under Juan F. Castro, M.D., Coastal Bend Center director.

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