UT Health News - 11-17-22 UT Health San Antonio News https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/ en-us 17 Nov 2022 09:46:05 EST 17 Nov 2022 09:46:05 EST https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/rss.xml Newsweaver communications@uthscsa.edu (University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSCSA)) support@newsweaver.ie (Newsweaver) 60 true One-third of San Antonians have prediabetes and may not know it; doctors urge testing https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1u4r0mqpx8n?lang=en?rss=true 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. 14 Dec 2021 12:00:00 EST 75f208058960a7032c21658b58fa6b21 Feature Article <p class="centered-only" style="text-align: center;"><img align="center" src="http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard200/1000322/6a/5db09efa33003ddad24ce4.jpg" style="margin: 0px;" width="550" height="367" hspace="0" vspace="0" alt="" /></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 15px;">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.</span></p> <p><!-- Read More Spacer --></p> <p><!-- Read More Spacer --></p> <p><!-- Read More Spacer --></p> <p class="centered-only" style="text-align: center;"><!-- Read More Spacer --></p> UT Health San Antonio physician tests patient's glucose levels Learn More https://news.uthscsa.edu/1-3-of-san-antonians-have-prediabetes-doctors-urge-testing/ School of Nursing gives life-saving Narcan to Bexar County https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/xozzvjrx3ai?lang=en?rss=true 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. 22 Feb 2022 12:00:00 EST 5533571dc727808439b40a1f454af531 Feature Article <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 15px;">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.</span></p> <p><!-- Read More Spacer --></p> Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar and Leticia Scott, project manager in the School of Nursing http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard200/1000322/5f/b14ace2e29ac691f9f4270.jpg Learn More https://news.uthscsa.edu/school-of-nursing-provides-narcan-to-bexar-county-sheriffs-office-2/ Mays Cancer Center receives grant to boost patient dietary care https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/3an3nxp2fdc?lang=en?rss=true 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. 29 Jun 2022 12:00:00 EDT c9eb5145bc10de03bb196063c42e1b39 Feature Article <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 15px;">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.</span></p> Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard200/1000322/1a/f9550b180ec73c5a6d98cd.jpg Learn More https://news.uthscsa.edu/mays-cancer-center-awarded-grant-to-boost-equitable-care/ San Antonio Mayor applauds allied health professionals https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1qkgb70fq53?lang=en?rss=true 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 [ https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/wwv7ajhxo55/external ]. 15 Nov 2022 12:00:00 EST b029f939f2fdef6cdf235b050782d8a8 Feature Article <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 15px;">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 <a href="https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/wwv7ajhxo55/external"><span style="color: #e67e23;"><strong>National Allied Health Week</strong></span></a>.</span></p> Respiratory care student in UT Health San Antonio's School of Health Professions http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard200/1000322/5a/dd4280cfe0331d1553fcd1.jpg Watch Video https://news.uthscsa.edu/mayor-shares-message-for-national-allied-health-week/ New issue of School of Medicine magazine available now https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/aejurpjv6s1?lang=en?rss=true The 2022 issue of Future [ https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1i098w3lot4/external ], 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. 15 Nov 2022 12:00:00 EST 6a323ad1c81299e037850f72f623addb Feature Article <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 15px;">The <a href="https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1i098w3lot4/external" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><span style="color: #e67e23;"><strong><strong>2022 issue of <em>Future</em></strong></strong></span></a>, 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.</span></p> Cover image of 2022 Future magazine, the official magazine of the Joe R. and Theresa Lozano Long School of Medicine http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard200/1000322/1d/3fac973fd6cc76b7080a9b.png Read More https://news.uthscsa.edu/new-issue-of-future-magazine-out-now/?utm_source=Newsweaver&utm_medium=email&utm_term=New+issue+of+School+of+Medicine+magazine+available+now&utm_campaign=uthealthnews The importance of lung cancer screening https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/o9j852se9i0?lang=en?rss=true 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 [ https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1ffa5590rff/external ] [ https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1ffa5590rff/external ] here. 21 Sep 2022 12:00:00 EDT fa2b4a69a3dde0268565f8125fd8923c Patient Care <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 15px;">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 <span style="color: #e67e23;"><strong><a style="color: #e67e23;" href="https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1ffa5590rff/external" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><strong>Lung Cancer Program</strong></a></strong></span> here.</span></p> <p><!-- Read More Spacer --></p> Robert Maximos, MD, UT Health Physicians http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard200/1000322/63/412157b610224468fd506a.jpg Watch Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hYUobSWuho Art and Alzheimer’s https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1ciwsokv05k?lang=en?rss=true 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. 03 May 2022 12:00:00 EDT a442910d64e0d0083483a220482fa566 Patient Care <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 15px;">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.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 15px;"><!-- Read More Spacer --> </span></p> San Antonio Museum painting; Image Title: Still Life with Festive Breads http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/icfiles/200/1000322/1003489/2022569/ef7d83432ecec096e4daf2a6/download.jfif Register Now https://biggsinstitute.org/events/recollections-11-2022/ Everything it takes https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1t1nsem7cf1?lang=en?rss=true 10 Dec 2021 12:00:00 EST 1b4efa4da9f8102152254241c3f59a16 Patient Care <p class="p1 centered-only" style="text-align: center;"><img align="center" src="http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard200/1000322/24/044e978cacef6b46adc8a6.jpg" style="margin: 0px;" width="651" height="404" hspace="0" vspace="0" alt="" /></p> Everything it Takes billboard Learn More https://everythingittakes.org/ Dec. 1-2: 2022 IIMS Community Engagement Symposium: Building Trust and Working Together for Authentic Community-Campus Partnerships https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1xtg2etytj9?lang=en?rss=true 05 Sep 2022 12:00:00 EDT 23be220b0f2ae86f0c4c922ac985a623 Events Register Now https://events.uthscsa.edu/event/2022_iims_community_engagement_symposium Jan. 21, 2023: Living Beyond Cancer A-Z Symposium https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/qhgzekhlpu0?lang=en?rss=true 21 Sep 2022 12:00:00 EDT 0421d45b7cfebd8984b613e6d34cdb99 Events Register Now https://events.uthscsa.edu/event/living_beyond_cancer_a-z?utm_campaign=widget&utm_medium=widget&utm_source=University+of+Texas+Health+Science+Center+at+San+Antonio Feb. 4, 2023: 16th Annual Community Service Learning Conference https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1i22f73wz1d?lang=en?rss=true 15 Nov 2022 12:00:00 EST af8c9a85dc1178e518e6dc84949afc9b Events Add to Calendar https://events.uthscsa.edu/event/16th_annual_community_service_learning_conference Feb. 15-17, 2023: Alamo Interprofessional Emergency Medicine Symposium https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/rzh2bwmtdwp?lang=en?rss=true 05 Sep 2022 12:00:00 EDT e7f9e85390733407ffdf27810de35625 Events Register Now https://events.uthscsa.edu/event/alamo_interprofessional_emergency_medicine_symposium_2023 April 27-29, 2023: 6th Annual Cardio Renal Connections Conference https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1fnw7ozuxtb?lang=en?rss=true 16 Nov 2022 12:00:00 EST 047d6e0e55b2b0b497880da27dbdb22f Events Add to Calendar https://events.uthscsa.edu/event/CRCC-2023 KENS 5: South Texas is getting hit hard by the flu; ways to protect yourself https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/s3n3si7typy?lang=en?rss=true Jason Bowling, MD, and Jan Patterson, MD, Infectious Diseases, are quoted in this report. 05 Oct 2022 12:00:00 EDT 3399d55de9a949a5603e0b2949aa9f6a In the News <p><span style="font-size: 13px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Jason Bowling, MD, and Jan Patterson, MD, Infectious Diseases, are quoted in this report.</span></p> Read More https://news.uthscsa.edu/kens-5-south-texas-is-getting-hit-hard-by-the-flu-ways-to-protect-yourself/ Yahoo.com: UT Health San Antonio plans new MS in Imaging Sciences program https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/o26kz6tjzxy?lang=en?rss=true Laura Vasquez, PhD, Medical Sciences, and Rajeev Suri, MD, Radiology, are quoted in this article. 19 Oct 2022 12:00:00 EDT 48ee4d7d04cea0f7a23c8b5bce7df89c In the News <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">Laura Vasquez, PhD, Medical Sciences, and Rajeev Suri, MD, Radiology, are quoted in this article.</span></p> Read More https://news.uthscsa.edu/yahoo-com-ut-health-san-antonio-plans-new-ms-in-imaging-sciences-program/ Salon: Fentanyl in high school: A Texas community grapples with the reach of the deadly opioid https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/zy6p2hmtrqz?lang=en?rss=true Jennifer Sharpe Potter, PhD, MPH, vice president for research and professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, was quoted in this story. 22 Feb 2022 12:00:00 EST 29b39c0326c4627d9c7bbbdc5cbef619 In the News <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">Jennifer Sharpe Potter, PhD, MPH, vice president for research and professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, was quoted in this story.</span></p> Read More https://news.uthscsa.edu/salon-fentanyl-in-high-school-a-texas-community-grapples-with-the-reach-of-the-deadly-opioid/ San Antonio Report: After 75 years, San Antonio Medical Foundation is still fostering local health care and research https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/474wdpo0bkj?lang=en?rss=true William L. Henrich, MD, MACP, president of UT Health San Antonio, is quoted in this story. 20 Apr 2022 12:00:00 EDT e52e1124dec33a4884a5cd56f1f85877 In the News <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">William L. Henrich, MD, MACP, president of UT Health San Antonio, is quoted in this story.</span></p> Read More https://news.uthscsa.edu/san-antonio-report-after-75-years-san-antonio-medical-foundation-is-still-fostering-local-health-care-and-research/ Other faculty experts in the media https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/6xhilpdtxdn?lang=en?rss=true 25 Mar 2020 12:00:00 EDT 895c1bd698ce5feceeeb5360dff0c58b In the News Read More https://news.uthscsa.edu/all-news/?wpv_view_count=20070&wpv-category=in-the-news&wpv-health-condition=0&wpv-academic-school=0&wpv-health-service=0&wpv_filter_submit=Submit&utm_source=Newsweaver&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Other+faculty+experts+in+the+media&utm_campaign=uthealthnews