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One-third of San Antonians have prediabetes and may not know it; doctors urge testing

 

Additionally, one in six San Antonians already has type 2 diabetes. Young and old alike are urged to have regular checkups and to get screened. Doctors also recommend getting flu shots, since an infection can spike glucose levels.


School of Nursing gives life-saving Narcan to Bexar County
 
Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar and Leticia Scott, project manager in the School of Nursing

UT Health San Antonio’s School of Nursing provided Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar with 96 doses of Narcan, a nasal spray that can rescue individuals who have experienced accidental opioid poisoning.


Mays Cancer Center receives grant to boost patient dietary care
 
Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio

The $300,000 American Cancer Society grant will support use of a mobile app to provide dietary and real-time symptom management to patients undergoing anti-cancer treatment, particularly those who are underserved and living long distances from the clinic.


San Antonio Mayor applauds allied health professionals
 
Respiratory care student in UT Health San Antonio's School of Health Professions

Mayor Ron Nirenberg recently expressed his appreciation for the faculty and students of UT Health San Antonio’s School of Health Professions in observance of National Allied Health Week.


New issue of School of Medicine magazine available now
 
Cover image of 2022 Future magazine, the official magazine of the Joe R. and Theresa Lozano Long School of Medicine

The 2022 issue of Future, the official magazine of the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, highlights the innovative research of the school’s faculty and the complex process of turning breakthrough discoveries into approved patient treatments.


Patient Care »
The importance of lung cancer screening
 
Robert Maximos, MD, UT Health Physicians

Robert Maximos, MD, associate professor in the Department of Medicine and interventional pulmonologist with UT Health Physicians, talks about who should schedule a lung cancer screening and the role early detection plays in treatment. Learn more about the Lung Cancer Program here.


Art and Alzheimer’s
 
San Antonio Museum painting; Image Title: Still Life with Festive Breads

ReCollections — a partnership between the San Antonio Museum of Art and the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases — brings together people living with Alzheimer’s and related dementias and their families and caregivers in facilitated conversations inspired by works of art to encourage storytelling. Join the next virtual session celebrating food and feasts across time and cultures this Saturday, Nov. 19.


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Events »
Dec. 1-2: 2022 IIMS Community Engagement Symposium: Building Trust and Working Together for Authentic Community-Campus Partnerships
Jan. 21, 2023: Living Beyond Cancer A-Z Symposium
Feb. 4, 2023: 16th Annual Community Service Learning Conference
Feb. 15-17, 2023: Alamo Interprofessional Emergency Medicine Symposium
April 27-29, 2023: 6th Annual Cardio Renal Connections Conference
In the News »
KENS 5: South Texas is getting hit hard by the flu; ways to protect yourself

Jason Bowling, MD, and Jan Patterson, MD, Infectious Diseases, are quoted in this report.


Yahoo.com: UT Health San Antonio plans new MS in Imaging Sciences program

Laura Vasquez, PhD, Medical Sciences, and Rajeev Suri, MD, Radiology, are quoted in this article.


Salon: Fentanyl in high school: A Texas community grapples with the reach of the deadly opioid

Jennifer Sharpe Potter, PhD, MPH, vice president for research and professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, was quoted in this story.


San Antonio Report: After 75 years, San Antonio Medical Foundation is still fostering local health care and research

William L. Henrich, MD, MACP, president of UT Health San Antonio, is quoted in this story.


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