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for more than 40 years, providing high-quality coverage and care together, to help our community thrive.
In the Spotlight
Longtime Kaiser Permanente Colorado members, Jing and Peter Kerchner, were looking forward to the birth of their twins. Thirty seven weeks and five days into her pregnancy, Jing realized something was wrong. Fortunately, she called her doctor and her care team sprang into action. What could have been “a very tragic day” had a very happy ending.
Get moving! Study shows sitting is the new smoking. external page
Many of us spend most of our time at work sitting in our spongy desk chairs, in front of our glowing computer screens, typing away and not getting any exercise. It’s bad for our health. In fact, a recent study showed that sitting for more than six hours each day is as bad for us as smoking.
Kaiser Permanente Colorado recently was honored as a Hypertension Control Champion from Million Hearts, and member Ruben McBeth believes it is well deserved.
Did you know that Kaiser Permanente Colorado offers perinatal hospital and home care?. external page
Unlike most other health care providers, Kaiser Permanente Colorado provides every new mom with a home visit by a nurse practitioner. This helps ease the transition from hospital to home for mom and baby (or babies as in this case!).
Home screening test saves Al Prado’s life. external page
Colorado native Al Prado admits he has a stubborn side. But during a routine physical, his Kaiser Permanente physician Sue Williams, MD, convinced him to mail in his at-home Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) to screen for colon cancer.
After wrenching her back playing soccer, 13-year-old Marinah McGinnis knew something was wrong when she couldn’t sit for more than 20 minutes during her eighth-grade classes. “The pain was so bad, I would actually have to stand or walk around,” she says. She found relief through ‘alternative’ means.
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Get a Taste of Something Good
Help yourself to a healthy serving. Choose from a wide range of delicious, healthy recipes from the Kaiser Permanente expert “Food for Health” blog, foodforhealth.kp.org. Kaiser Permanente physician and enthusiastic cook. Search by type of dish – including healthy breakfasts, sides, salads, soups, entrees, and desserts.
A New Perspective
Rediscover walking and go on a local adventure. See what your own city has to offer that you don’t get to experience by car. Plus, walking 30 minutes a day, five days a week really can improve your overall health and prevent disease.
We Stand for Walking. We Stand for Hiking. We Stand for, Well, Standing More.
Learn all the ways we support Coloradans in their pursuit of a richer, healthier life.
Personalized Care and Attention
A care team that’s informed and focused on you can lead to better health. Kaiser Permanente doctors, nurses, and specialists are all connected to your electronic health record, so they can work together to provide the best personalized care for your needs and schedule.
Under One-Roof Access
Save time and avoid driving all over town for care. You’ll have many locations to choose from, and most of them offer multiple services under one roof. You can see your doctor, get a lab test or an X-ray, and pick up your medications — all without leaving the building. And when you get care with fewer delays, you can get better faster too.