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Family of four uses team approach for managing diabetes

A man speaks with an educator about diabetes
A family of four walks through the lobby of a building.
A man talks to his family during dinner.

Since his diagnosis in 2014, Daniel Garcia and his family work together to manage their diabetes.

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Are popular diets safe?

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Experts emphasize lifestyle change over chasing the latest trend.

Read more: Popular diets

Giving life through medication assistance

A woman at a desk goes over paperwork with a client.

By helping those without insurance or adequate prescription coverage, Healthy South Texas connects people in need to lifesaving prescriptions

Read more: How medication assistance helps community

Plant-based diet helps reduce chronic diseases

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Medical director Dr. Sidney Ontai and his wife, Stacey, share their story on how adopting a whole food, plant-based diet improved their health.

Read more: Whole food, plant-based diet

Having a safe Halloween for kids with food allergies

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Sensitivity to certain treats doesn’t have to dampen their spooky spirit.

Read more: Allergy-free Halloween

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