Pediatric Endocrinology Happenings

Congratulations Dr. Escaname and the team on your publication in The Clinical Epigenetics Journal entitled: Maternal diabetes and obesity influence the fetal epigenome in a largely Hispanic population. You can read the full article at: https://clinicalepigeneticsjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13148-020-0824-9

Our team presented at the 2020 PESTOLA Conference on: Geo-Mapping the Distribution of Type 2 vs Type 1 Diabetes and Rates of Poverty in Youth: A Single Center Experience
E. Escaname, K. Jensen, M. Buck, H. Feazel-Orr, J.Lynch, S. Cavazos, G. Agha.

Texas Public Radio did a segment on on the increased number of young diabetics entitled: More Bexar County Youth Are Being Diagnosed With Type 2 Diabetes, Prediabetes. The Segment features our Pediatric Fellowship Director, Dr. Jane Lynch. Here is the link to the conversation: https://www.tpr.org/post/more-bexar-county-youth-are-being-diagnosed-type-2-diabetes-prediabetes

Here’s a link to a great presentation on the bionic pancreas: https://atsvid.uthscsa.edu/Mediasite/Play/6f92f0286c034cdaa87dee1bc4043e041d?catalog=988d428855c24cbbbd419fddc00da3c921

Pediatric Endocrinology Division Chief, Jane Lynch participated in a YouTube video on i play! after school program run by The San Antonio Sports Foundation. The video discuss the importance of sports and after school activity in combating a multitude of things, including diabetes. The video can be found at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=knEj9a7hGEI&feature=youtu.be

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