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Chronic Disease

The other health risk older adults face during COVID-19 pandemic: Social isolation

March 25, 2020
Added stress and feelings of social isolation during social distancing efforts can increase health risks for older adults, but there are ways to cope.

4 parts of the body impacted by high blood pressure

August 21, 2019
One in three adults has hypertension, which—when left uncontrolled—can cause serious health issues

Health partnership in Kleberg County pays dividends in money, lives

April 8, 2019
By learning how to live healthier, residents of Kleberg and surrounding counties improve their health and save money

Managing your diabetes, arthritis and more: What works

February 26, 2019

Matthew L. Smith, PhD, MPH, CHES, associate director of the Texas A&M Center for Population Health and Aging, explains the research-backed best ways to manage chronic diseases like diabetes and arthritis.

The top 5 drinks a person with diabetes should avoid

January 30, 2019
Experts say water is the “gold standard” of healthy beverages

Which is better, using soap and water or sanitizer?

November 20, 2018
Experts weigh in on the pros and cons of both methods

Point of View: Reversing chronic disease through plant-based diet

November 19, 2018
Professor and his wife share their story of weight loss, better health through dietary change

Triumphs in health celebrated at A1C Champion Breakfast

October 5, 2018
Diabetes Education Program participants share success stories of healthier living

Giving life through medication assistance

September 27, 2018
By helping those without insurance or adequate prescription coverage, Healthy South Texas connects people in need to lifesaving prescriptions

Texas A&M to study new transit mode’s effects on walking habits

September 25, 2018
Researchers will evaluate how neighborhoods and transportation systems can promote lifestyle behaviors that reduce chronic disease
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