Reduce Your Diabetes Risk With Food

A healthy diet can help you prevent, manage and even reverse diabetes. You are what you eat and you can choose the right food to help you prevent or reduce your risk of diabetes. For American Diabetes Awareness Month, we talked with a variety of health experts about diabetes and how simple lifestyle changes can […]

Diabetes Awareness Month – Diabetes Prevention

In Colorado, 1 in 3 Coloradans have prediabetes are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. It’s American Diabetes Awareness Month and we talked with Dr. Michael McDermott, the Director of endocrinology and diabetes practice at   UC Health (University of Colorado Hospital) about how to prevent diabetes.  Click here to watch the full episode. What […]

Why Do You Need Health Insurance?

Why do you need health insurance? Open enrollment has started and will run through January 15th, 2020. We talked with Connect for Health Colorado on Health Happens, our weekly Facebook Live show, about why you need insurance and the resources available to make shopping for insurance easier. Click here to watch the full episode. Contributed […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Following One Woman’s Journey

“I want people to know that we all get diagnoses or have things that happen to us throughout life that are horrible. However, we can use the diagnosis to reexamine our health, or life, and decide how we want to move forward,” Dr. Michelle Tollefson is choosing to move forward with a positive attitude and […]

Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk with Food

You are what you eat, and you can use food to prevent or reduce your risk of breast cancer. For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we talked with a couple of dietitians about good things to eat to reduce your risk of cancer and things that are good for those going through cancer treatment. Dr. Jennifer […]

Breast Cancer Resources

About one in eight women in the US will develop invasive beat cancer over the course of her lifetime. It remains the most common cancer among women. Although death rates have been decreasing, thanks to treatment advances and earlier detection, there are still many deaths that could be avoided if all women received the standard […]

Mental Well-Being After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

A new breast cancer diagnosis brings physical challenges but can also take a toll on a patient’s mental health. On Health Happens, our weekly Facebook Live show, we talked with counseling psychologists from the University of Denver Morgridge College of Education. You can watch the full Health Happens episode by clicking here.  “Initially a lot […]

Staying Covered as the Seasons Change

Which health insurance plan is right for you? Open enrollment starts November 1st. We talked with Connect for Health Colorado on Health Happens, our weekly Facebook Live show, about shopping for insurance and the resources available to make that process easier. Click here to watch the full episode. Contributed by Monica Caballeros with Connect for […]

What to do about neck and back pain

Your spine is a column of 25 vertebrae all stacked upon one another. They are separated by cartilage cushions and supported by groups of muscles that help to stabilize the spine. When the muscles become weak from lack of exercise or injury, or when the cartilage begins to break down, back and neck pain can […]

Medicare 101

Millions of Americans rely on Medicare to cover their healthcare needs. Understanding the various parts of Medicare and its supplements can be tough so we talked with a Medicare agent on Health Happens, our weekly Facebook Live show, to clear up how Medicare works. You can watch the full episode by clicking here. All September […]