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Artificial Pancreas Helps Children as Young as 6 With Type 1 Diabetes Better Control Blood Sugar Levels, Study Finds

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Publish DateAugust 28, 2020

"The improvement in blood glucose control in this study was impressive, especially during the overnight hours, letting parents and caregivers sleep better at night knowing their kids are safer," Dr. Paul Wadwa, protocol chair and a pediatrics professor at the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes at the University of Colorado, Aurora, said.

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A Newborn's Fat Mass is Associated with Obesity as a Preschooler

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Publish DateAugust 14, 2020

The new study is probably the first "that has shown a relationship between the proportion of fat mass at birth and later childhood obesity," said study senior author Dr. Dana Dabelea, a professor of epidemiology and pediatrics at the University of Colorado Denver's Anschutz Medical Campus. "We know that the higher the birth weight of the baby, the higher the weight later in life," Dabelea added.

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Weed Is Not Good For Your Heart, Studies Say

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Publish DateAugust 05, 2020

Anyone planning to use marijuana should discuss possible risks with their health professional first, said Page, who is a professor in the department of clinical pharmacy and physical medicine/rehabilitation at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Aurora, Colorado. "If people choose to use cannabis for its medicinal or recreational effects, the oral and topical forms, for which doses can be measured, may reduce some of the potential harms," Page said in a statement.

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One-Third of Caregivers Say Alzheimer's Patients Have Access to Guns at Home, Study Finds

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Publish DateJuly 15, 2020

"Alzheimer's and other kinds of dementia can cause changes in thinking and memory that could make someone unsafe to handle a gun, even if that person has a lifetime of experience," said lead researcher Dr. Emmy Betz, an associate professor of emergency medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, in a statement.

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Colorado Governor Says he's Worried About Possible Second Spike in Covid-19 Cases as State Set to Reopen Monday

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Publish DateApril 27, 2020

Asked about a warning from the Colorado School of Public Health about the threat of a second spike in cases, Polis told Tapper, "Yeah, we're all worried about a potential for a second spike, whether it's in the Fall, along with flu season in September/October, whether it's July."

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Your birth control may fail if you have this genetic variant, research suggests

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Publish DateMarch 14, 2019

"The kind of historic viewpoint has been that they must have missed the pill; they must have done something wrong," he said. That explanation wasn't good enough for him: "I started talking with a pharmacogeneticist at the University of Colorado and came upon this fascinating area that hadn't yet been applied really to women's health care or at all to birth control."

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How Hanoi went from being bombed by Washington to hosting Trump-Kim summit

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Publish DateFebruary 26, 2019

Dr. Carl Bartecchi of the University of Colorado School of Medicine visits the hospital twice a year for two or three weeks at a time to teach students. He’s been going since 1997, when much of the city was very different. “You’d drive into town, and it used to be all rice fields. You’d see water buffalo, people working there,” Bartecchi said. “Now there’s a lot of buildings going up there and palm trees line the way. There are brand new bridges going into town and along the way, you see some new high-rise buildings.”

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How rape cases went wrong

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Publish DateNovember 29, 2018

“That ‘freaking out’ should be taken seriously,” said child psychiatrist Steven Berkowitz, visiting professor at the CU School of Medicine. “While that man might not be the perp, someone who looked like him might be.”

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