• New oral diabetes drug shows promise

    Sotagliflozin may improve glucose control without weight gain or increase in severe hypoglycemia

    A University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus study finds sotagliflozin helps control glucose and reduces the need for insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes.… Full Story

    September 13, 2017
    Nathan Gill
  • Jankowski awarded NIH funding for bone density study

    Project to test exercise and a hormone therapy for older women

    Approximately 46 percent (21 million) of older women in the United States have low bone mass, a condition that increases the risk of fracture, disability, and death, but may also be reversible.… Full Story

    September 12, 2017
    Nathan Gill
    Kathy Jankowski, CU College of Nursing
  • Small cash incentives can encourage primary care visits

    They reduce emergency department use and improve patient care while lowering long-term costs

    An economic experiment to inform policymakers considering Medicaid expansion shows small cash incentives to low-income people with new health care coverage can promote primary care visits that may significantly reduce costs overall.… Full Story

    August 7, 2017
    Nathan Gill
    health money
  • Most remaining smokers in US have low socioeconomic status

    Disparities among smokers widening as most vulnerable find it hardest to quit

    After decades of declining US smoking rates overall, most remaining smokers have low income, no college education, no health insurance or a disability, according to research from the Colorado School of Public Health at CU Anschutz.… Full Story

    March 23, 2017
    Nathan Gill
    tobacco smoker ill2
  • Water fluoridation saves Americans over $6 billion in dental work

    CU Anschutz study finds national return on investment is 20 to one

    Americans enjoyed savings of $32 per capita in tooth decay prevention, according to a national assessment of fluoridation by Colorado School of Public Health (ColoradoSPH) researchers published in Health Affairs.… Full Story

    February 28, 2017
    Nathan Gill
    water
  • Type 2 diabetes diagnosis in youth leads to increased complications

    Youth with type 2 experience more than double the health complications of type 1 youth

    A new report published this month in the Journal of the American Medical Association points to a significantly higher burden of diabetes-related complications in adolescents and young adults with type 2 diabetes compared to type 1 diabetes, with greater health complications in minority youth.… Full Story

    February 28, 2017
    Nathan Gill
    Blood glucose test
  • Study finds association between O&G development and childhood leukemia

    More research needed to learn why there are more childhood leukemia diagnoses in people living in areas of high-density oil and gas development

    Young Coloradans diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia are more likely to live in areas of high-density oil and gas development compared to young Coloradans diagnosed with other types of cancer, according to researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health at CU Anschutz.… Full Story

    February 15, 2017
    Nathan Gill
    Oil pump jack
  • Research investigates role of protein in obesity

    Understanding differences in obesity among socioeconomic groups

    Obesity in Latin America is increasingly concentrated among women of low socioeconomic status, but surprisingly little is known about what such women eat or how their diets compare to others.… Full Story

    February 8, 2017
    Nathan Gill
    protein sources