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.
Oral health and total health are so connected that diseases in the body can affect oral health and vice versa. Partnerships between dentists and physicians are so important, especially in managing patients with chronic diseases.
Omolola Adepoju, M.P.H., doctoral candidate at the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) School of Rural Public Health, has been selected as a winner for the Medical Care Student Session at the 2013 APHA Annual Meeting.
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.