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Number Of ‘Sweet People’ Doubles — And Why That’s Bad

Experts call it an epidemic. New research shows the number of Americans with diabetes. or “sweet blood,” has doubled since 1988. And as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, odds are you know someone with diabetes — or have it yourself.

04/14/2014

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Groundbreaking Diabetes Study Tracks Genetic Markers For 20 Years

Twenty years after launching a groundbreaking study, the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes continues to make significant progress towards finding the cause of Type 1 diabetes.

02/20/2014

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Thousands Participate In ‘Step Out: Walk To Stop Diabetes’

Thousands of people hit the streets in downtown Denver for the annual diabetes walk on Saturday.

11/03/2013

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Rapids Players ‘Step Out’ For Diabetes On Behalf Of Their Own

This weekend hundreds of people will “step out” to stop diabetes, including Colorado Rapids players who are stepping out on behalf of two of their own.

10/29/2013

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You And Tom Hanks May Have A Lot In Common

America has an epidemic of high blood sugar, and joining the ranks of newly diagnosed diabetics is Hollywood superstar Tom Hanks. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains why you should be tested as well.

10/09/2013

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DNA From Those With Down Syndrome Helps In Autoimmune Disease Research

A University of Colorado genetics researcher needs the help of 500 people with Down syndrome. He believes studying their genes could lead to better treatments for Type 1 diabetes, celiac and thyroid issues.

07/15/2013

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Endobarrier Blocks Certain Foods, Could Curb Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers are studying a new way to treat people with Type 2 Diabetes with a barrier that blocks some harmful foods.

04/04/2013

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Study Says More Than 20 Percent Of Coloradans Are Obese

Colorado is still the leanest state in the country, but waistlines are also growing in the state.

12/11/2012

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CU Buffs Star Keeps QBs, Diabetes In Check

Colorado star defensive lineman Will Pericak faces two opponents every Saturday: the opposing quarterback and diabetes.

10/03/2012

Will Pericak #83 the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on November 13, 2010 (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Buffs Star Keeps QBs, Diabetes In Check

Colorado star defensive lineman Will Pericak faces two opponents every Saturday: the opposing quarterback and diabetes.

10/02/2012

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