Joslin recogizes National Hispanic Heritage Month

September is Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) and is a time to reflect on the contributions of Hispanic Americans. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Joslin is highlighting the...
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The Latinx Diabetes Initiative provides culturally tailored care to Latinx patients with diabetes

Andreina Millan Ferro serves as the clinical healthcare solutions manager at Joslin Diabetes Center’s Latinx Diabetes Initiative, a program designed to provide high-quality and culturally appropriate...
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Signaling Defects

Signaling Defects

Differences in cellular signaling offer clues to insulin resistance
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Insulin resistance pinned to cell signaling defects that could act as therapy targets

Insulin resistance in the general population seems likely to be caused by a series of cell-specific signaling defects some of which appear to be sex-specific. In addition, only a portion of the...
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Back-to-School Mask and Vaccine Advice for Kids with Diabetes

Joslin’s Pediatric Department strongly recommends kids with diabetes, who are under 12 and not eligible for the vaccine, wear masks while indoors, including at school. This is the same advice the CDC...
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Recognizing Milestones in the History of Insulin

This week marks the 100th anniversary of one of the most important breakthroughs in the history of medicine. On July 27, 1921 Frederick Banting and Charles Best were able to isolate the hormone...
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Newly discovered proteins provide protection against progression of kidney disease in diabetes

Elevated levels of three specific circulating proteins are associated with protection against kidney failure in diabetes, according to research from the Joslin Diabetes Center that will be published...
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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'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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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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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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