Protecting beta cells against stress may guard against type 1 diabetes

An existing drug boosts survival for insulin-producing cells under autoimmune attack. BOSTON – (July 27, 2020) – Type 1 diabetes occurs when a person’s own immune system destroys insulin-producing...
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Dr. Jennifer K. Sun promoted to Senior Investigator at Joslin Diabetes Center

Dr. Jennifer K. Sun, MD, MPH has been promoted to Senior Investigator within the Research Section of the Joslin Diabetes Center. This prestigious appointment recognizes sustained excellence in...
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Cinnamon linked to blood sugar control in prediabetes, study finds

Cinnamon may improve blood sugar control in people with a condition known as prediabetes and may slow the progression to type 2 diabetes, according to a new pilot study of 51 people with elevated...
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Increased blood sugar levels may decrease benefits of aerobic exercise

Joslin research in mice and humans shows an adverse effect that begins in pre-diabetes and is independent of obesity. BOSTON – (July 20, 2020) – Every doctor recommends regular aerobic exercise, since...
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Joslin's Response to Covid-19

Joslin and COVID-19

Joslin and COVID-19

At Joslin Diabetes we are committed to providing the very best and safest care possible. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Joslin has shifted to a remote model of care for our patients. Our remote...
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Better Pregnancy Spacing Would Aid Those With Gestational Diabetes

Women with a history of gestational diabetes were 50% more likely to have a short interval between pregnancies (18 months or less) compared with women without gestational diabetes, in a new study.
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Promising treatment to slow kidney disease doesn’t prove out in clinical trial

Scientists find that reducing levels of uric acid in the blood does not guard against complication in type 1 diabetes. BOSTON – (June 25, 2020) – Historically, half or more of people with type 1...
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Continuous Glucose Monitoring Helps Young People with Type 1 Diabetes Achieve Better Glycemic Control

Study Highlights: Six-month clinical trial shows that continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) helps adolescents and young adults manage their type 1 diabetes more effectively, compared with daily use of...
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Time trends in pregnancy-related outcomes among women with type 1 diabetes mellitus, 2004–2017

The prevalence of type 1 diabetes mellitus in pregnancy has almost doubled in the past few decades in the US. ...Obstetric guideline changes may have improved gestation length and mode of delivery...
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The Many Ways Weight and Type 2 Diabetes Are Connected

Type 2 diabetes is a taxing condition that comes with a host of difficult side effects but, unfortunately, there's not one specific cause we can pinpoint. We know this much for sure, though: Weight...
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