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Dr. Richard Spritz (credit: CBS)

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

The endobarrier blocks fats from being absorbed (credit: CBS)

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

Will Pericak (credit: CBS)

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

Doug Masiuk is a long distance runner with Type 1 diabetes making his way across the U.S. with a stop in Colorado. (credit: Doug Masiuk/YouTube)

Long Distance Runner Battles Diabetes On Cross Country Trek

A long distance runner has made his way to Colorado on his quest to run all the way across the country while battling a chronic disease.

08/24/2012

Miles Scolnick hopes to cure the disease he lives with: diabetes. (credit: CBS)

Teenage Diabetic Works To Find Cure For Disease

A teenager from Cherry Creek got the chance to work on the frontlines in the fight against diabetes.

08/15/2012

Gracie Mellberg with puppy Copper (credit: CBS)

Program Pairs Young Diabetes Patients With Service Dogs

A new program is pairing children with diabetes with potentially life-saving service dogs.

08/14/2012

National Jewish Health sleep specialist Ann Cartwright (credit: CBS)

Some Pregnant Women Need To Get Tested For Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Pregnancy and exhaustion seem to go together, but being overly fatigued can signal a bigger problem for a mother and her baby.

02/21/2012

The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy.  The mission of the Association is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.  For more information on the American Diabetes Association click here www.diabetes.org

Keep Your Family Healthy: Preview Of The American Diabetes Association Expo

American Diabetes Association Expo Date: March 10, 2012 Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Price: Free This March, the American Diabetes Association will host its annual expo, the perfect opportunity to take the important steps […]

01/02/2012

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