Water T2 Biomarker Could Help Stop Diabetes Before It Starts

Friday, October 5, 2018
David P. Cistola, MD, PhD, director of TTUHSC El Paso’s Center of Emphasis in Diabetes and Metabolism, has discovered a biomarker that could help detect a condition that precedes Type 2 diabetes early enough to prevent the disease from taking hold. The biomarker, water T2, can be measured in just a few minutes using a small blood sample from a finger stick.

By Leonard Martinez “Eureka” moments still happen in scientific research. TTUHSC El Paso biomedical sciences professor David P. Cistola, M.D., Ph.D., had his moment in August 2014 when…

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TTUHSC El Paso Faculty Study Which Stool Test Is Best for Colorectal Cancer Detection

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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No one wants a colonoscopy. But there’s no getting around the lifesaving procedure — the gold standard for colon cancer detection. With the development of the new FIT…

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TTUHSC El Paso Research Spotlighted at National Digestive Disease Conference

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
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This year, 52 Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) researchers presented at international Digestive Disease Week (DDW) in Chicago, Illinois. DDW is the…

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