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A milestone for TDI, and a chance to honor those in the fight against diabetes

Establishing the Texas Diabetes Institute was part of a major transformation for University Health, a boon for the West Side neighborhood where it resides, and where the incidence of diabetes is among the highest in the nation. The Texas Diabetes Institute, celebrating its 20th anniversary, will look back at its founding and recognize those who have made contributions in the treatment, prevention and public awareness of diabetes at its annual Wall of Honor luncheon. An inaugural leadership award will also be presented in a special tribute to the late Bexar County Commissioner Paul Elizondo.

Important players in the creation of the Texas Diabetes Institute, physicians, researchers and all Bexar County commissioners
Honorees: Education
Dr. Francisco Cigarroa
Pediatric Transplant Surgery, UT Health San Antonio
Dr. Adena Loston President, St. Philips College
Commissioner Paul Elizondo Leadership Award
Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff
When: 11:45 a.m., Thursday, November 14
Where: The Mays Family Center at the Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway

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