Diabetes

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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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Are You At Risk For ‘The Frozen Five’?

As temperatures plummet, your risk of health problems skyrocket, including some issues you might not ordinarily associate with a plunging thermometer. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida takes a look at the “Frozen Five” — five health problems that go hand-in-hand with a visit from this unusual early blast of winter.

11/12/2014

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Big Crowds At Step Out Walk To Stop Diabetes

Some 1,600 people hit the street of Denver on Saturday to help put an end to a disease that keeps spreading. They walked for the Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes.

11/01/2014

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Step Out Walk Celebrates People With Diabetes

The American Diabetes Association is raising money for and awareness of diabetes by hosting the Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes.

10/28/2014

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Colorado Doctors Herald Diabetes Research Breakthrough

Harvard researchers have found a way to grow insulin-producing cells, and Colorado doctors see real hope for Type 1 diabetics.

10/28/2014

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Diabetes Prevention Program Offers Knowledge For Living Healthy

Diabetes is reaching epidemic levels in the United States. The Center for African American Health offers the Diabetes Prevention Program, which teaches people how to improve their health.

09/30/2014

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Family Angry After It Says Airline Lost Aging Mother

A Denver family is angry at an airline they say lost their diabetic and slightly forgetful mother.

08/26/2014

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Small Riders Make Big Impact At Tour De Cure

Thousands of riders are getting a well-deserved break after the Tour de Cure. The bike ride started and ended at the Boulder County Fairgrounds and raises money for diabetes research and programs.

08/16/2014

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Type 1 Diabetes Not Just For The Young Anymore

Of the thousands of riders in the Tour de Cure, hundreds will be wearing Red Rider jerseys signifying they have diabetes, including one woman who came to the disease late in life.

08/15/2014

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