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Bariatric Surgery
Hypoglycemia
Research Highlights

New Closed-Loop System Offers Promise as Novel Treatment for Post-Bariatric Hypoglycemia

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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Type 1
Type 2

Joslin Physicians on Boston Magazine's Top Docs List

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.
Type 1
Type 2
Eye Care

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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Young Adult

Caring for Young Adults with Diabetes Conference

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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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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National Diabetes Month
Type 1
Type 2

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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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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Control-IQ diabetes management system
Type 1
Pediatric
Technology
Research

Artificial pancreas system better controls blood glucose levels than current technology

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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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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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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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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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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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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