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Texas A&M Health Science Center awarded grant to extend diabetes education in South Texas

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.

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5 Things you didn’t know about diabetes

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.

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Lifesaving lessons: Diabetes self-management education helps save lives in South Texas

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.

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“Battle of the bulge” may be linked to body clock in immune cells

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.

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Diabetes management can be complicated business for older adults, but health professionals say a simpler approach could be safer.

Aging Americans fight diabetes differently

Diabetes management can be complicated business for older adults, but diabetes educators at the Texas A&M Coastal Bend Health Education Center say a simpler approach could be safer.

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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.

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Planes, trains, and automobiles: traveling with diabetes

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.

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Texas A&M CBHEC's medication assistance program saved 966 people over $2 million in prescription drug costs in 2013.

Help with rising medication costs

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.

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It’s all in the family: Preventing pediatric type 2 diabetes starts at home

The prevalence of type 2 diabetes among children and adolescents in the U.S. has increased rapidly in the last two decades and is a growing problem. Here are 5 changes families can make to help prevent their children from developing type 2 diabetes.

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