Dr. Sylvia E. Rosas named the National Kidney Foundation's President-Elect

Dr. Sylvia E. Rosas, a nephrologist and epidemiologist at the Joslin Diabetes Center was named president-elect of the National Kidney Foundation with a term to begin in October 2022. Dr. Rosas is also...
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Support Joslin and fill the Pediatrics Playroom

The playroom at Joslin Diabetes Center is where our youngest patients learn how to manage their diabetes. Our amazing child life specialists help calm children’s fears and more importantly restore...
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Beth Israel Lahey Health and Joslin Diabetes Center Sign Definitive Agreement

Cambridge and Boston, MA (June 15, 2021) – Beth Israel Lahey Health (BILH) and Joslin Diabetes Center (Joslin) have signed a definitive agreement under which Joslin will join BILH and bring to the...
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Joslin Honors the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin

In 1921 two researchers Dr. Frederick Banting and medical student Charles Best discovered insulin with the help of Professor John Macleod at the University of Toronto. The following year, a 14-year...
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Joslin's Response to Covid-19

Joslin and COVID-19

Joslin and COVID-19

Please read this important information regarding changes to telehealth appointments at Joslin. When the pandemic began, many legal requirements were waived to allow Joslin providers to conduct...
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Ancient gut microbiomes may offer clues to modern diseases

Genomic analysis of human samples from dry caves shows stark differences with modern industrialized bacterial populations. BOSTON – (May 12, 2021) – Scientists are rapidly gathering evidence that...
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Joslin's Response to Covid-19

Joslin and COVID-19 in Spanish

Joslin and COVID-19 in Spanish

Por favor, lea esta información importante sobre los cambios en las citas de telesalud en Joslin. Cuando comenzó la pandemia, se eliminaron muchos requisitos legales para permitir que los proveedores...
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Covid-19 and Diabetes Eligibilty

Joslin and COVID-19 Vaccine(s)

Joslin and COVID-19 Vaccine(s)

Many of our patients have been asking if they will be able to receive COVID-19 vaccines from Joslin. Joslin does not have a supply of COVID-19 vaccine and therefore we are unable to offer it to...
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Joslin Statement on Trial of Derek Chauvin in Death of George Floyd

To Our Joslin Community: On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, a Minneapolis jury convicted former police officer Derek Chauvin on second and third degree murder, as well as second degree manslaughter, and he...
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Pain receptors linked to the generation of energy-burning fat cells: implications for obesity therapy

Vascular smooth muscle-derived Trpv1+ progenitors have found to be a source of cold-induced "brown fat" BOSTON – April 12, 2021) – A new source of energy expending brown fat cells has been uncovered...
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Successful Joslin Effort to Prioritize COVID-19 Vaccine for People with Type 1 Diabetes

We are happy to announce that our efforts to move people with type 1 diabetes up the COVID-19 vaccination prioritization list, at both the federal and state levels, have been successful. Combined with...
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‘What else does he need’: Type 1 Diabetics call on governor to give them access to COVID-19 vaccines

BOSTON (WHDH) - In contrast with CDC recommendations, Type 1 Diabetes is not on the list of qualifying conditions to get a vaccine in Massachusetts, and many are making a push to change that. “The...
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CDC Prioritizes Vaccines for Type 1 Diabetes; Advocates Hope Mass. Does Too

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated its guidance to include it, but Baker has yet to say if the commonwealth will follow suit. Dr. Lori Laffel of the Joslin Diabetes Center...
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