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Crosstalk between pancreatic cells may drive rare form of diabetes

Mutant digestive enzymes aggregate in nearby insulin-producing beta cells, triggering an inherited condition that may shed light on other diseases of the pancreas. In the pancreas, insulin-producing beta cells are clustered with other hormone-producing endocrine cells and surrounded by pancreatic exocrine cells that secrete digestive enzymes. Joslin Diabetes Center researchers now have shown how...
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Joslin's Response to Covid-19

Joslin and COVID-19

Joslin and COVID-19

Joslin is committed to providing a safe environment for our staff and patients and therefore all COVID-19 prevention practices remain in place at Joslin. Please note: If you are coming to Joslin for...
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Cracking the code for a new system of cell-to-cell signaling

Joslin researchers discover how cells select small microRNAs that are secreted in small vesicles called exosomes and regulate metabolism in other cells at a distance. Control of most bodily functions...
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How Stomach Surgery Makes the Cut for Diabetes

Studying molecular factors that mediate bariatric surgery’s beneficial effect on type 2 diabetes, Joslin investigators identify one that could be targeted therapeutically without surgery. More than a...
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Back-to-School Mask and Vaccine Advice for Kids with Diabetes

Joslin’s Pediatric Department strongly recommends kids with diabetes, who are under 12 and not eligible for the vaccine, wear masks while indoors, including at school. This is the same advice the CDC is giving parents to prevent the spread of COVID among unvaccinated children. Joslin’s Pediatric Department also recommends kids with diabetes who are 12 and older should get the vaccine as soon as...
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Joslin's Response to Covid-19

Joslin and COVID-19

Joslin and COVID-19

Joslin is committed to providing a safe environment for our staff and patients and therefore all COVID-19 prevention practices remain in place at Joslin. Please note: If you are coming to Joslin for...
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Diabetes Centers Offer Comprehensive Care

Sylvia Rosas at the Harvard-affiliated Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, a weekly Latino Kidney Clinic helps screen and treat the especially high rates of diabetes-related kidney disease in Hispanic...
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The Latinx Diabetes Initiative provides culturally tailored care to Latinx patients with diabetes

Andreina Millan Ferro serves as the clinical healthcare solutions manager at Joslin Diabetes Center’s Latinx Diabetes Initiative, a program designed to provide high-quality and culturally appropriate...
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