As an academic-based organization, research plays a vital role in all of our programs, services and activities. We believe research dramatically improves the effectiveness of everything we do. Our ability to translate what we learn through research into innovative programs is what sets us apart.

Final Call for Participants for Study on Metabolic Syndrome

The CU Anschutz Health & Wellness Center (AHWC) is seeking volunteers for the final cohort of the Enhanced Lifestyles for Metabolic Syndrome (ELM) study, a 2-year research study comparing two lifestyle programs with the goal of improving health and reversing metabolic syndrome. People with Metabolic Syndrome are at greater risk for developing heart failure, diabetes,…

Success Story: Ellen M.

It was supposed to be a normal day.  I was supposed to get my MRI scan, then the results from my neuro-oncologist. She would let me know everything was stable and would schedule another scan in three months. I knew the drill. This time, I, unfortunately, was informed the brain tumor was growing and I…

A Fast Answer to Weight Loss?

National Institutes of Health fund Colorado study of intermittent fasting Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus are looking for healthy adults who need to lose some weight. They are planning the largest study yet of intermittent fasting. It would provide more reliable evidence of whether fasting is a safe and effective alternative…

What do you mean, “Research Study”?

Received an email lately that invites you to participate in research? If it is from a reputable source, it’s a great way to be involved in science! Participating in a research study is not the easiest way to get results, but but the experience does translate to helping a larger group of people. Here at…

Timing is everything when it comes to your meals – QCOnline

Depending on the latest diet scheme to hit your weight-conscious circle, you may be consuming a greater proportion of your calories in the morning, fasting after dinner or spreading your calories over five mini meals. That line about “timing being everything” can apply to a lot in your life, but does it have an impact…

5 Minutes to Happiness

Before you read this, stop what you’re doing, stand up, and go for a short 5-minute walk. You’ll be glad you did, and after you read this article, you’ll understand why. So, you’re back. How was the walk? Invigorating, right? Well, that’s what researchers here at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center found in…

How much exercise do you need? – Live Science

Dr. Jacinda Nicklas, of the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, was interviewed by Live Science online magazine for a comprehensive article about health, exercise, and weight loss. “When you’re trying to lose weight, your diet is the most important factor, but when you’re trying to maintain weight loss, exercise becomes the most important factor.”…

CU Plastic Surgery Bra Day Fundraiser

Please join us at our first annual fundraiser for Breast Reconstruction Awareness With a Silent Auction Hosted by CU Plastic Surgery Oct. 21, 2015, 5:30-7:30 pm Krugman Conference Hall Research Complex 2 Anschutz Medical Campus Join us for a fun and lively event and silent auction to raise awareness about breast reconstruction options and raise…

Get Fit for the Cure – Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, join us for some very special group exercise classes. You’ll be able to dedicate your class to someone who has been affected by breast cancer. These dates are also free guest days, so please bring a friend! Ride for the Cure (S1): Monday, October 12 – 5:30 p.m.…

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