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Coastal Bend Health Education Center News

Annual conference inspires youth to pursue medical careers

Students watch demo intubation
Students observe disaster drill
Students listening to pharmacy lecture

The Texas A&M Coastal Bend Health Education Center hosted its 16th annual Future Health Professionals Conference at TAMIU on April 10 in Laredo. Students learned about various health care professions and participated in a disaster simulation during the conference. 

Read more: 16th annual Future Health Professionals Conference

Gallery: See photos from the conference and disaster drill

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Partnerships help CBHEC programs reach more people

Diabetes educator tests client's blood

By working with CHRISTUS Spohn, the Diabetes Education and Medication Assistance programs have been able to reach more underserved people than ever.

Read more: CHRISTUS Spohn partnership

Coping with stress to control blood sugar

speaker at a conference

Did you know stress can raise your blood sugar? Counselors from the Ecumenical Center discuss methods they use to help clients with diabetes manage stress.  

Read more: Stress and diabetes

Conference teaches latest on pulmonary diseases

lung xray

About 120 medical professionals attended the Asthma, Allergy & Pulmonary Diseases Conference to gain the most up-to-date information on asthma management and treatment.

Read more: Asthma, Allergy & Pulmonary Diseases Conference

Wellness Program participants seeing results

Coordinator helps participant with exercise

After a few weeks of attending our Wellness Program's fitness class, participants have better control of the blood sugar, are losing weight and gaining muscle.

Read more: Making strides with the Wellness Program

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