Content Tagged As diabetes

3 years 8 months ago

Shocking the heart into a normal rhythm

"The LifeVest essentially did what its name implies. It saved my life," says Colorado Springs patient and resident Walter Aufderheide. Aufderheide recalls the symptoms that sent him to the doctor's office - restless, sleepless nights in late October of 2010. Seems harmless, but for Aufderheide, his heart could not...

4 years 2 months ago

Missing Pueblo West man found safe

A Pueblo West man reported missing has been found safe and returned to his family. Joe Anthony Sanchez was last seen two weeks ago when he went for a drive. After photos of Sanchez were shown Tuesday by local media, and a description of his truck broadcast, his truck...

4 years 2 months ago

Pueblo West man reported missing

A Pueblo West man with diabetes and possibly dementia has been reported missing by his family. Joe Sanchez, 69, left his home two weeks ago. He told family members he was going for a drive to clear his head. He was driving a gold, 2008 Ford F250 4x4 bearing...

4 years 3 months ago

"Fat" virus could lead to diabetes treatment

Researchers are studying a virus that may be responsible for turning cells into fat. Scientists at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana hope the metabolic properties of the virus might be used to treat type one and type two diabetes without insulin. "People tend to think...

4 years 3 months ago

Pueblo group aims to prevent diabetes

The Pueblo City-County Health Department says a staggering 9% of the population in Pueblo is diabetic--that's nearly twice the state average. There's a group in Pueblo working hard to bring that number down. Sometimes people are living with diabetes without even knowing it. Nine years ago Dan Wolf first realized...

4 years 10 months ago

Free class for teens with diabetes in Pueblo

For teens with diabetes, learning proper nutrition and weight management is imperative to remaining healthy. The Pueblo City-County Health Department is sponsoring a free, 14 week diabetes class beginning in January. It's aimed at teens 13-18. Participants will meet weekly for 90 minutes. Parents are also encouraged to attend. ...

4 years 11 months ago

Free kidney screenings in Pueblo

The National Kidney Foundation's Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) is designed to identify and educate people at risk - those with diabetes, high blood pressure or a family history of kidney disease. KEEP evaluations will be performed, for free, this Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Pueblo County Conference Room, 1001...

5 years 1 month ago

Diabetic teen uses dog as glucose monitor

A Gig Harbor, Washington teenager who suffers from acute diabetes has a state-of-the-art glucose monitor. It has four legs and a nose for blood sugar. Liam Kelly, a 14-year-old diabetic, arrived Wednesday night for his training session with his service dog max. The black lab has a built in...

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