Diabetes

Rep. Diana DeGette on Monday (credit: CBS)

Rep. DeGette Unveils Legislation To Tackle The Diabetes ‘Epidemic’

The number of Coloradans being diagnosed with diabetes has doubled in the last 20 years, and minority communities are especially at risk. Now Congress might take action.

06/08/2015

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Colorado Aims To Reduce Diabetes, Costs For Medicaid Clients

Colorado health officials are launching a diabetes prevention campaign for people covered by Medicaid, a state and federal health care program for low-income residents.

05/27/2015

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‘Get Fit Don’t Sit’ Campaign Designed To Get People Moving

Being sedentary is a health issue, serious enough that Wednesday was designated national “Get Fit Don’t Sit” day.

05/06/2015

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New Diabetes Drugs Control Glucose, Weight

Doctors who treat diabetes say a couple of new classes of drugs are attacking the disease in a new way.

03/24/2015

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Diabetes EXPO Offers Weight Management Advice

The American Diabetes Association is hosting EXPO which features an inspirational talk by weight loss experts.

02/06/2015

Hazel Miller talks about Type 2 diabetes. (Credit CBS)

Denver Singer Inspires Others With Story Of Diabetes

Denver singer Hazel Miller will share her struggle with diabetes during American Diabetes Association’s EXPO.

02/04/2015

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EXPO Offers Comprehensive Information About Diabetes

More than 300,000 Coloradans live with diabetes, and the American Diabetes Associations hosts EXPO just for them.

02/04/2015

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DeGette Begins Push For Approval Of Cuban Drug For Foot Ulcers

A Colorado lawmaker hopes new efforts by the United States to restore relations with Cuba could help people with diabetes.

01/07/2015

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Rescuing Beagles From Laboratory Experiments Pits Dogs’ Freedom Against Medical Benefits

Groups are seeking the release of beagles from laboratory testing, but medical groups say the experiments help save lives.

11/20/2014

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Study: You May Have Diabetes And Not Know It

More than 28 million Americans have diabetes, but more than 8 million don’t even know they have it. And as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, that can lead to complications such as heart attacks, blindness, kidney failure, and a host of other life threatening health issues. He has advice on how to be screened for diabetes, and a simple test to check your risk of having the disease.

11/19/2014

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