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Type 1
Kidney Disease
Research Highlights

The Preventing Early Renal Loss in Diabetes (PERL) Study Conclusion

Three-year clinical trial finds reducing uric acid levels in type 1 diabetes provides no beneficial impact on the progression of diabetic kidney disease BOSTON – (November 8, 2019) – Diabetic kidney disease (DKD) remains one of the most intractable complications of diabetes. Progress has been made using glycemic and blood pressure control, but the search continues for improved treatments for the...
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National Diabetes Month
Type 1
Type 2

National Diabetes Awareness Month

National Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes is growing at an epidemic rate in the United States and across the globe. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 30 million Americans have diabetes and 1.5...
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National Diabetes Awareness Month

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Type 1
Heart Disease
Research Highlights

Research may show way to minimize complications after heart treatment

Research may show way to minimize complications after heart treatment

BOSTON – (October 1, 2019) – People with diabetes are much more likely to develop heart disease than those without the condition. They also are several times more likely to develop complications after...
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Research may show way to minimize complications after heart treatment

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Type 1
Pediatric
Technology
Research

Artificial pancreas system better controls blood glucose levels than current technology

Artificial pancreas system better controls blood glucose levels than current technology

Study based at Joslin Diabetes Center and other centers shows safety, efficacy benefits for people with type 1 diabetes BOSTON – (October 16, 2019) – A multi-center randomized clinical trial...
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Artificial pancreas system better controls blood glucose levels than current technology

National Diabetes Month
Type 1
Type 2

National Diabetes Awareness Month

National Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes is growing at an epidemic rate in the United States and across the globe. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 30 million Americans have diabetes and 1.5...
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National Diabetes Awareness Month

Discovery enables clear identification of diseased beta cells in type 2 diabetes

This study not only solves the problem of cell separation in the laboratory but helps improve understanding of how type 2 diabetes progresses as a disease. BOSTON – (July 29, 2019) – Researchers at...
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Discovery enables clear identification of diseased beta cells in type 2 diabetes

New Evidence Links Lifespan of Extension to Metabolic Regulation of Immune System

Joslin researchers show that caloric restriction lowers levels of innate immunity and inflammation, leading to increased longevity. Scientists have known for decades that caloric restriction leads to...
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New Evidence Links Lifespan of Extension to Metabolic Regulation of Immune System