Joslin Clinic, since its inception, has focused on aggressive, comprehensive care of the patient. With the world’s largest team of board‐certified physicians expert in treating diabetes, the highest concentration of Certified Diabetes Educators, the largest patient database of its kind, and the largest patient population using insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors, Joslin’s 25,000 patients benefit from highly specialized care.
Dr. Elliott P. Joslin is credited with creating modern diabetes care, which utilizes a combined medical and educational team approach to empower patients to manage their disease in order to prevent complications. Dr. Joslin was an early champion of tight glucose control and was proven right many years later by the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT).
Today, Joslin Clinic JoslinCare teams are made up of highly specialized and multi‐skilled experts in all facets of diabetes, including adult and pediatric diabetes, kidney disease, eye care, mental health and pregnancy. Its Certified Diabetes Educators include nurses, dietitians, exercise physiologists, nurse practitioners and mental health professionals.
Special Clinic Programs
Joslin Clinic has a wide range of educational programs for people with diabetes, including:
Losing weight is hard—but when you have diabetes, it’s even harder.
That’s why the diabetes and weight management experts at the Joslin Diabetes Center offer —Why WAIT —based on extensive clinical research and designed especially for people with diabetes.
Beetham Eye Institute
Beetham Eye Institute: Integral to JoslinCare is the delivery of the world’s finest diabetes eye care through Joslin’s Beetham Eye Institute.
Techniques pioneered at the Beetham have preserved the vision of more than nine million people around the globe.
The Joslin-Beth Israel Pregnancy Program takes a team approach to offering optimal care for women with diabetes who are pregnant.
Although the babies of women with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes have a slightly higher risk of birth defects, the vast majority are born healthy nowadays. It just takes extra attention. That means more frequent blood glucose monitoring, medication adjustments and medical visits. The Joslin-Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Diabetes in Pregnancy Program can help you do this.
Comprehensive Diabetes Care
Page last updated: November 25, 2014