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.
Here’s a heads-up if you are a diet soda drinker. A new report shows diet drinks, including artificially sweetened soda, are far from the magic elixirs for your waistline that you’ve been led to believe. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains the link between diet drinks to obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes.
Colorado has one of the nation’s lowest obesity rates, but more than half its residents are overweight or obese.
A Gallup poll has listed Boulder as the metropolitan area with lowest rate of obesity in the country for the third year in a row.
Researchers are studying a new way to treat people with Type 2 Diabetes with a barrier that blocks some harmful foods.
Sure they taste good, but are convenience foods specially designed to hook us? A new book makes the case.
Getting enough sleep can keep people from gaining weight, according to new research at the University of Colorado.
Colorado is still the leanest state in the country, but waistlines are also growing in the state.
Weld County health officials are taking aim at the county’s weight problem, with 62 percent of the county’s adult population either overweight or obese.
Colorado’s obesity rate has now topped 20 percent, but the state is still the leanest in the nation.