The studies, published July 29 in the New England Journal of Medicine, showed that within 15 years of a Type 2 diabetes diagnosis, 60% of participants had at least one diabetes-related complication, and nearly a third of participants had two or more.
As COVID-19 hospitalizations climb, University Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Bryan Alsip addresses some of the latest questions about the highly contagious Delta variant, masking, boosters, and how getting everyone vaccinated now can prevent future mutations.
In the spring of 2021, Gerardo Rios Sr.’s kidney disease was advancing rapidly. The 67-year old Laredo retiree had spent years on a transplant waiting list, hoping for an organ from a deceased donor. Without it, he would have to begin dialysis very soon.