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South Texas

Bringing produce to the food deserts of South Texas

November 30, 2016
Issues of access and cultural sensitivity inform interventions in border communities

Managing your diabetes before a crisis

November 16, 2016
Being two steps ahead of diabetes is the key to managing it

Thousands benefit from diabetes-self management education in South Texas

April 14, 2016
For people with type 2 diabetes, healthy control starts with education

Texas A&M works to address residency shortage in Texas

April 6, 2016
With fewer residency positions than graduates, physicians face uncertain futures

A sweet pea in the pod: Controlling your gestational diabetes

February 25, 2016
Taking a gestational diabetes class can help put your mind at ease.

New nutrition empowerment program equips promotoras to better serve the colonias

November 17, 2015

A research team from the Texas A&M School of Public Health lead by Maj. Brenda Bustillos, M.S., R.D., L.D., and Joseph Sharkey, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D. conducted a number of formal and informal community and promotora needs assessments to develop a framework for the curriculum of a new education program.

Texas A&M launches ‘Healthy South Texas,’ empowers Texans to live healthier lives

September 29, 2015

John Sharp, chancellor of The Texas A&M University System, along with Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, today announced the launch of “Healthy South Texas,” a novel effort to reduce preventable diseases and their consequences throughout the region. The pilot program of the Healthy Texas Initiative, “Healthy South Texas” will combine the expertise of the Texas A&M Health Science Center with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s one-of-a-kind, statewide reach to promote preventative health at the most local level of the community, improving the well-being of South Texans for generations to come.

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