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Learn about obesity, diabetes and other serious medical conditions that can impact your quality of life.

See what Texas communities are doing to reduce the burden of health complications related to overweight and obesity. Bringing Healthy Back presents Growing Communities, created to inspire community action against obesity in Texas.


Nueces County Data

       Diabetes Surveillance - Search by County »

       Social Vulnerability Index - Search by County »


Learn more about Diabetes

       CDC Information on Diabetes »

       National Diabetes Education Program »

       Am I At Risk for Diabetes (English Version) »

       Am I At Risk for Diabetes (Spanish Version) »

       Diabetes Facts »

       Resources for Persons with Diabetes »

       Tips for Teens with Diabetes »


Topics of Interest for People with Diabetes

       Healthy Eating Plan »

       Annual Wellness Visit Guide »

       Medicare enrollment dates »

       Heart and stroke statistics »

About Health Education Services

1702 Horne Road

(361) 826-7256

Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Services Provided:

        Community educational presentations
        Participation in Health Fairs
        Community/state statistical information
        Health-related brochures available