A Scientist working in lab
Type 1
Kidney Disease
Research Highlights

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

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

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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

Jillian Galvin, a patient at Joslin and her diabetes alert dog Eppie.
Type 1
Pediatric
Caregiver

A Friend for Life

A Friend for Life

Eight-year-old Jillian Galvin of Hanover, MA was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age two. Like so many other parents of children with type 1, her parents embarked on a roller coaster ride of...
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A Friend for Life

Mackenzie, a pediatrics patient at Joslin, walks to the field with her softball teammates.
Type 1
Pediatric
Caregiver

Knocking It Out of the Park

Knocking It Out of the Park

It was the Fourth of July when Mackenzie Andrade's mother noticed something was wrong. Though it was hot, Mackenzie wasn't drinking enough water to justify the number of trips to the bathroom she made...
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Knocking It Out of the Park

Benny Ho has been a Joslin patient in the AADI clinic for years.
Type 2
Managing Diabetes
Nutrition

Details Matter

Details Matter

Benny Ho is originally from Hong Kong. He began training to be a tailor, specializing in custom tailoring, beginning at age 15. He worked diligently for many years in Hong Kong, which was then under...
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Details Matter

Woman checking glucose level with a remote sensor and mobile phone, sensor checkup glucose levels without blood, good result. Diabetes treatment.
Managing Diabetes
Technology
Type 1
Research Highlights

The diabetes pandemic and the promise of connected care

The diabetes pandemic and the promise of connected care

BOSTON – (October 3, 2019) – Digital diabetes management systems (“connected diabetes care”) have the potential to become part of a new diabetes care model, augmenting the traditional practice of...
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The diabetes pandemic and the promise of connected care

Stent angioplasty procedure
Heart Disease
Research Highlights

Research may show way to minimize complications after heart treatment

Research may show way to minimize complications after heart treatment

Insulin may drive the clogging of stents that often follows coronary angioplasties in people with diabetes. BOSTON – (October 1, 2019) – People with diabetes are much more likely to develop heart...
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Research may show way to minimize complications after heart treatment

Joslin supporter and patient Marty Pasqualini
Type 1
Managing Diabetes

A New Life of Gratitude

A New Life of Gratitude

Marty Pasqualini is proof that diabetes strikes when least expected. He was in his forties and after a misdiagnosis of prediabetes, worsening symptoms plus a little denial, Marty found himself with a...
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A New Life of Gratitude

Sisters Emma and Sarah at the beach
Type 1
Pediatric
Managing Diabetes
Diabetes at School

Sisters Got This!

Sisters Got This!

Emma Sabourin was a first grader at St. Philomena School in Portsmouth, Rhode Island when she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes on December 1, 2014. In the few months before her diagnosis, her family...
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Sisters Got This!

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

Three new members elected to Joslin Diabetes Center Board of Trustees

Boston, Ma., (July 9, 2019) – Joslin Diabetes Center, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, today announced that three new members have been elected to its Board of Trustees: Todd Abbrecht, Head of...
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Three new members elected to Joslin Diabetes Center Board of Trustees

Joslin Diabetes Center Remembers Lee Iacocca

Renowned auto executive supported research to cure type 1 diabetes BOSTON – (July 3, 2019) — Joslin Diabetes Center, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is paying tribute to the late Lee Iacocca,...
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Joslin Diabetes Center Remembers Lee Iacocca

Retina of diabetic diabetic retinophaty
Eye Care
Managing Diabetes

Joslin researchers uncover protective factor in diabetic eye disease

Joslin researchers uncover protective factor in diabetic eye disease

Increased levels of RBP3 both protect against and treats diabetic retinopathy BOSTON – (July 3, 2019) – Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have shown that a protein found in the eye can protect...
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Joslin researchers uncover protective factor in diabetic eye disease

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Young Adult
Type 1
Clinical Research

Study suggests genetic testing for young people diagnosed with type 1 diabetes

Study suggests genetic testing for young people diagnosed with type 1 diabetes

A subset of patients treated for decades for autoimmune disease may have monogenic diabetes that can be treated by pills BOSTON — (July 2, 2019) — A Joslin Diabetes Center study among people treated...
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Study suggests genetic testing for young people diagnosed with type 1 diabetes

Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative taps Joslin researchers for Human Cell Atlas project

Human Cell Atlas (HCA) is a scientist-led, international effort to map all cells in the human body BOSTON – (June 28, 2019 – Researchers from Joslin Diabetes Center have been selected by the Chan...
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Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative taps Joslin researchers for Human Cell Atlas project

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