Brown fat can burn energy in an unexpected way

The discovery that immature fat cells can generate heat without gathering fat may open opportunities to treat obesity and diabetes.
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Joslin Updates to Clinical Operations and COVID-19

To our Joslin patients and their families: Due to the rapidly evolving situation regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), we are shifting to a remote model of patient care with very limited in...
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Joslin Diabetes Center Confirms One Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

Employee works in administrative position; no direct patient contact Despite taking every precaution, it was inevitable that individuals working in the healthcare field would be impacted by the global...
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Lloyd P. Aiello, MD, PhD Receives Prestigious Friedenwald Award

Many congratulations to our own Dr. Lloyd P. Aiello, who is the 2020 recipient of the prestigious Friedenwald Award from the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Inc. (ARVO). Dr...
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New Closed-Loop System Offers Promise as Novel Treatment for Post-Bariatric Hypoglycemia

The algorithm-controlled system senses impending lows and delivers small doses of liquid glucagon to raise blood sugar to safe levels­­. BOSTON - (January 9, 2020) - Gastric bypass vastly improves the...
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Joslin Physicians on Boston Magazine's Top Docs List

Eleven of Joslin's physicians have made Boston Magazine’s 2020 Top Doctors List. Each year, Boston Magazine partners with healthcare researcher Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. to create a list of the...
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Lloyd M. Aiello, M.D.

Tribute to Dr. Lloyd M. Aiello

Tribute to Dr. Lloyd M. Aiello

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Lloyd M. Aiello, M.D., a pioneer in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Aiello died peacefully at age 87 at home on December 30, 2019...
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Roberta Herman, MD to become new Joslin Diabetes Center President and CEO

Boston, MA (December 18, 2019) — Today, Joslin Diabetes Center’s Board of Trustees announced that Roberta Herman, MD, has been selected as the Center’s new President and Chief Executive Officer...
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Caring for Young Adults with Diabetes Conference

Diabetes care delivery and management continue to be challenging when it comes to young adults. According to the most recent T1D Exchange data, the mean A1C among young adults is above goal and...
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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...
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National Diabetes Month

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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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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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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