The Texas A&M Health Science Center Coastal Bend Health Education Center (CBHEC) has been awarded a $150,000 grant to expand diabetes education in South Texas.
November is Diabetes Awareness Month! There are a lot assumptions about diabetes, which can be detrimental for diabetes awareness. Clearing the air of misinformation is the first step towards promoting awareness and helping manage this silent killer.
Nearly three quarters of the population in the Coastal Bend is at increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes, but the Coastal Bend Health Education Center's diabetes education program has helped its patients significantly reduce their risk of diabetes-related complications or death through diabetes self-management education.
It’s all in the timing, according to Texas A&M researchers who have confirmed disruption of the internal biological clock plays a key role in the development of metabolic diseases, including obesity and diabetes.
Texas A&M Health Science Center Coastal Bend Health Education Center receives funds to extend diabetes education program
The Texas A&M Health Science Center Coastal Bend Health Education Center (CBHEC) and the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District (CCNCPHD) have entered a $840,000 service agreement to provide more diabetes education in the Coastal Bend.
For people living with diabetes, taking a spontaneous trip isn’t as simple as packing up and leaving for the weekend. Make sure you have everything you would need in the event of an emergency.
Prescription medication costs continue to rise and represent a significant out-of-pocket expense for the uninsured and underinsured, but a program in South Texas has helped hundreds obtain their medications at low or no cost.
The Coastal Bend Health Education Center travels to low-income "colonias" to provide diabetes education.
The diabetes rate in South Texas is three times higher than the national average. Researchers continue to find ways to combat the disease. One researcher suggests that epigenetic changes may precede the accumulation of genetic events in diabetes evolution.