• Overcoming barriers to physical activity for African-American women

    Study finds hairstyle can affect exercise: “My hair or my life”

    By Jackie Brinkman | University Communications AURORA, Colo. – According to the Centers for Disease Control, approximately four out of five black women are overweight or obese and 36 percent meet physical activity objectives as determined by the CDC.… Full Story

    July 23, 2014
    Jackie Brinkman
  • CU researcher helps Type 1 diabetics sleep better

    Night time seizures from low blood sugar is a serious problem

    By Jackie Brinkman | University Communications AURORA, Colo. – New research could soon make it easier for people with type 1 diabetes to get a safe night’s sleep.… Full Story

    May 12, 2014
    Jackie Brinkman
  • Statins given early decrease progression of kidney disease

    First positive finding for children with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD)

    Results from a study by University of Colorado School of Medicine researchers show that pravastatin, a medicine widely used for treatment of high cholesterol, also slows down the growth of kidney cysts in children and young adults with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD).… Full Story

    May 8, 2014
    Jackie Brinkman
  • Realities of war documented in new exhibition

    The Joe Bonham Project: Drawing the Stories of America’s Wounded Veterans

    By Jackie Brinkman | University Communications AURORA, Colo. – Injured veterans are the focus of a new art exhibit opening at the Fulginiti Pavilion for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.… Full Story

    April 2, 2014
    Jackie Brinkman
  • Burden of diabetic ketoacidosis still unacceptably high

    CU researcher leads study on why one in three youth still presenting with DKA

    By Jackie Brinkman/University Communications AURORA, Colo. (March 31, 2014) Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), a life-threatening but preventable condition, remains an important problem for youth with diabetes and their families.… Full Story

    March 31, 2014
    Jackie Brinkman
  • Managing Type 1 Diabetes as an adolescent

    CU receives $2.1 million to help teens empower themselves in living with diabetes

    By Jackie Brinkman | University Communications AURORA, Colo. – The Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes (BDC) will receive a $2.1 million grant to help teach adolescents with Type 1 diabetes how to manage their disease and improve their health outcomes and quality of life.… Full Story

    March 14, 2014
    Jackie Brinkman
  • How to treat Meniere’s disease

    CU researchers may have discovered the cause of the disorder and how to control it

    By Jackie Brinkman | University Communications AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 5, 2013) Researchers at University of Colorado School of Medicine may have figured out what causes Meniere’s disease and how to attack it.  According to Carol Foster, MD, from the department of otolaryngology and Robert Breeze, MD, a neurosurgeon, there is a strong association between Meniere’s disease and conditions involving  temporary low blood flow in the brain such as migraine headaches.… Full Story

    December 10, 2013
    Jackie Brinkman