Treatments & Techniques
Many patients present to their physician with the complaint of leg pain. Sometimes it is a minor, self-limited injury. Often leg symptoms radiate from back pain or peripheral neuropathy in a diabetic patient, a far too common problem in South Texas. But leg pain, often associated with open ulcer wounds, could be from peripheral arterial disease (PAD).
According to SEER Cancer Statistics Review 1975–2007 (Bethesda Maryland NCI 2010), the mortality rate from prostate cancer has dropped 39 percent in the age of the PSA screening.
Providing adolescent and general gynecology, infertility solutions, cancer treatment, urogynecologic services, and care for healthy and high-risk pregnancies, the UT Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology practice is equipped to meet women’s health needs at all stages of life.
Reticulocyte Hemoglobin Content (RET-He): Clinical Value of a Key Parameter in Reticulocyte Evaluation
The complete blood count (CBC) with reticulocytes, one of the most frequently ordered lab tests, may be underutilized by physicians for diagnostic purposes.
The innovative San Antonio company partners with physicians to help patients reduce oxidative stress, manage glucose spikes and decrease fasting glucose levels.
The UT Medicine Urology physicians treat routine and complex conditions, from kidney stones to rare cancers.
A Circle of Collaborative, Clinical Care at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Medical Center and CHRISTUS Transplant Institute
Drawing on the advanced skills of a multidisciplinary team of specialists, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Medical Center and CHRISTUS Transplant Institute provide comprehensive care to ensure patients in renal failure obtain the highest possible quality of life.
The South Texas Advanced Gastroenterology (STAGE) Center at Methodist Hospital combines experience and expertise to deliver comprehensive care to patients throughout the region.
With clinical care, research and academics at the forefront, UT Medicine’s neurosciences program serves both adults and children with the most comprehensive neurological and neurosurgical services.
Poor sleep could result in diabetes. In the June 6, 2014, online edition of The American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, researchers concluded there appears to be a confirmed link between sleep apnea and the risk of developing diabetes.
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