Sixty years ago, Fred Flintstone hawked Winston cigarettes. Today, he pitches cereal. And both can kill. Stephanie Soechtig's rabble-rousing documentary Fed Up argues that it's time to attack Big Sugar just like we successfully demonized Big Tobacco. Narrated by Katie Couric, Fed Up is the first do ... More >>
Colorado ranked lowest on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's 2012 obesity rate study, but don't grab for the funnel cakes in celebration just yet: Over the past fifteen years, the obesity rate has doubled or almost doubled in 38 states, and even Colorado's has increased substantially. ... More >>
The Tour Divide is a harrowing bike race. And that's true even if you don't have diabetes. The 2,745 mile race follows the Continental Divide from Banff, Alberta to Antelope Wells, New Mexico and challenges racers to complete the distance unsupported by anyone else and living off the food and water ... More >>
Unless you've been trekking in the Himalayas this week, you've undoubtedly heard all about celebrity chef Paula Deen's admission that she has Type 2 diabetes. Deen is known for her signature deep-South-deep-fried-deeply-buttered cuisine, and the criticism of her condition/food/pimping diabetes drugs ... More >>
There has been some discussion about whether Type 2 diabetes is curable. (There's no such discussion with Type 1, which afflicts the street artist featured in this week's cover story.) The common belief, supported by the American Diabetes Association and the Mayo Clinic, is that there is no c ... More >>
Brian Bradley's artwork reflects his struggles with diabetes and the health-care system
Flickr Colorado is good at winning. If there's a ranking of the best states for getting drunk, using condoms or being manly, you can bet Colorado's near the top. In fact, this year alone, we've won at dating, being smart and making the most fraud complaints in the nation! And today, we've w ... More >>
Long-lost evil twin? An intergenerational love affair between family members who don't know they're related? A romance forged via ESP between two people in a coma? As long as the dramatic music was right, we wouldn't blink if we saw one of those absurd scenarios unfold on a daily soap. But ... More >>
"I was on tour with U2 in 1997, and I woke up one morning and I had lost my eyesight by like 50 percent," remembers Rage Against the Machine drummer Brad Wilk. "I just felt horrible -- like I had a hangover, but I hadn't been drinking." When he finished the tour, Wilk went to the doctor and ... More >>
Business boosters at the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce didn't know what had hit them. On Friday, when Senator Mark Udall offered a healthcare briefing at the Chamber, there hadn't been a single member of the media. But on Monday, when Senator Michael Bennet did the same, the TV cameras wer ... More >>
A Renaissance Festival wedding turns into a murder case.
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Tour de Cure gets rolling against diabetes
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Dogged by diabetes, Zunis are running on a path to prevention.
Readers give our food critic something to chew on.
An estranged father and son find something in common: their kidneys.
Another patient, another investigation for Presbyterian/St. Luke's.
A lawsuit on behalf of handicapped state prisoners moves toward a settlement.