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Colorado Flood and Wildfire Awareness Week

In 2013 Colorado experienced the twin disasters of wildfires and floods on an especially large scale.  Now, it is time to take the lessons learned from these disasters and prepare for this year, as summer — fire and flood season — is just a few months away.  Therefore, this week has been designated Colorado Flood […]

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Diabetes

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Almost 26 million Americans suffer from diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association, while another 79 million have what is called “prediabetes.” In our library we have a number of publications that can help you learn more about this disease, including The Burden of Diabetes in Colorado; Planning for the […]

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Diabetes Awareness

Yesterday was American Diabetes Alert Day, a day to inform the public about the seriousness of diabetes. People are encouraged to take the diabetes risk test to discover if they are at risk for developing diabetes. According to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), approximately 220,867 Coloradans have diabetes, and an additional […]

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Diabetes

Reported in last week’s news is the fact that diabetes is on the rise, and the number of patients without insurance coverage for it or with inadequate insurance is steadily increasing as well. The insulin pump, the best treatment, is unavailable to many. Our library has a great book for people living with this condition, […]