Monthly Archives: June 2011

UTMB Ophthalmology Chairman Awarded Grant for Groundbreaking Research

UTMB ophthalmology chairman awarded grant for groundbreaking research GALVESTON, Texas — Eye doctors may soon administer drugs into patients’ eyes using pulsing light instead of needles. Groundbreaking research in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of … Continue reading

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The Burden of Diabetes in Texas

Diabetes is a common disease in Texas: •In 2009, approximately 1,675,000 adults, or 9.8% of the adult population, had diagnosed diabetes. •Adults without diabetes who are overweight and not physically active are at risk of developing diabetes. In 2007, 66% of all … Continue reading

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Hurricane Season is Here Houston!

Houston, hurricane season officially started on June 1, 2011, and the number one question to ask yourself is, “Are you prepared”? For people with diabetes is very important that we carefully plan ahead for a natural disaster. Below are a … Continue reading

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Tour de Cure Team Captain Update

Forty Team Captains from the September 24th Tour de Cure kicked off the 2011 event on June 2, at St. Arnold’s brewery. Team Captains are those who make an even bigger impact in the Tour de Cure fundraising community. By creating … Continue reading

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Live Empowered for Senior Day

Live Empowered for Senior Day  The Live Empowered Program of the American Diabetes Association works to educate the underserved African American communities in Houston and the surrounding area. This year the African American Initiatives is conducting Senior Diabetes Days at … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Houston’s St. Joseph’s Medical Center

Congratulations to Houston’s St. Joseph’s Medical Center for being the latest area facility to merit ADA recognition for its diabetes programs. You can read the news here. http://www.sjmctx.com/aboutus_news_5172011.htm

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