A Taste of Ginger

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Calling all foodies … we are bringing Joslin Diabetes Center’s annual A Taste of Ginger event to your home on Sunday, May 16, 2021, from 7:00-8:00 pm EST. We will still be bringing you the excitement of hearing from some of Boston’s top chefs, the opportunity to hear about the important work of the Asian American Diabetes Initiative (AADI) and the pride of honoring one of our long-standing contributors. You will enjoy a cultural performance and the opportunity to participate in our silent auction. If you chose to sponsor the event, you will also have the option of receiving food from our generous restaurant partners. Best of all, our guests aren’t limited to the Boston area. Join from anywhere, you don’t want to miss this event.

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Diabetes 101: Caring for Children with Diabetes - Virtual Class


Class will be conducted virtually via Zoom meeting platform.

Upon completion of this class, the participant will be able to:

  • Define and understand type 1 diabetes and symptoms
  • Describe treatment options for childhood diabetes
  • Describe how food impacts diabetes management
  • Identify approaches to managing diabetes within the child’s and families’ lifestyle
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Joslin's Why WAIT Program

The Why WAIT Program at Joslin Diabetes Center is a 12-week program, designed to help you manage your weight and diabetes. To help you achieve your goals, our nurse educators will develop personalized nutrition, education, and medication management plan for you.

Designed to help patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes safely lose weight to better manage their condition. Why WAIT stands for Weight Achievement and Intensive Treatment and is a 12-week program.

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DO IT Program


Joslin's Diabetes Outpatient Intensive Treatment (DO IT) is a four-day intensive outpatient program for individuals with any type* of diabetes mellitus; includes individual attention and small-group education; provides a personalized diabetes management plan *(the May class is only for people with type 1 or people with type 2 using insulin).

The program is results-oriented and utilizes the latest diabetes research and expertise to improve your control and put you on track for a healthier tomorrow.

For information about DO IT call 617-309-2628 or email doit [at] joslin.harvard.edu.

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