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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Pain receptors linked to the generation of energy-burning fat cells: implications for obesity therapy

Vascular smooth muscle-derived Trpv1+ progenitors have found to be a source of cold-induced "brown fat" BOSTON – April 12, 2021) – A new source of energy expending brown fat cells has been uncovered...
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Kids’ metabolic health can be improved with exercise during pregnancy: here’s why

BOSTON – (March 25, 2021) – A mechanism has been identified that explains how physical exercise in pregnancy confers metabolic health benefits in offspring. According to researchers, the key lies with...
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A Message on Recent Racially-Motivated Incidents from Our President and CEO

To Our Joslin Community: Leadership and colleagues at Joslin Diabetes Center stand in support and solidarity with our Asian, Asian-American and Pacific Islander community at Joslin, in Longwood...
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Routine eye scans may give clues to cognitive decline in diabetes

In older people with type 1 diabetes, damage to the retina may be linked to memory problems and other cognitive conditions. BOSTON – (December 31, 2020) – As they age, people with diabetes are more...
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Joslin Diabetes Center and Longgang District People's Hospital of Shenzhen, China to Collaborate

Shenzhen/ Boston – (December 21, 2020) – Joslin Diabetes Center and Longgang People's Hospital of Shenzhen, China are collaborating to establish a diabetes training center in Shenzhen, China. “As the...
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CAN risk in diabetes reduced with intensive control of blood glucose and blood pressure

BOSTON – (December 16, 2020) – Intensive interventions to reduce blood glucose and blood pressure levels in type 2 diabetes reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy (CAN), a...
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Lipid component identified in breast milk may play an important role in early childhood weight development

Study suggests that when new mothers exercise, they likely improve newborn’s longer-term metabolic health BOSTON – (December 02, 2020) – A lipid metabolite called 12,13-diHOME is in human breast milk...
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Beth Israel Lahey Health and Joslin Diabetes Center Sign Letter of Intent

Cambridge and Boston, Mass. (November 12, 2020) – Beth Israel Lahey Health (BILH) and Joslin Diabetes Center (Joslin) have signed a non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) to explore opportunities for...
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Joslin Recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance

We are pleased to share that Joslin has once again been acknowledged by the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA) Diabetes Recognition Program (DRP) for the high-quality care provided by...
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Joslin Diabetes Center Remembers Trustee Richard A. “Dick” Smith

Renowned businessman was leader in health care philanthropy BOSTON – (September 21, 2020) — Joslin Diabetes Center, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, mourns the loss of Richard A. “Dick” Smith...
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Diabetes-in-a-dish model uncovers new insights into the cause of type 2 diabetes

BOSTON – (September 3, 2020) – Using cells taken from patients with type 2 diabetes and new techniques to convert them into specialized precursors of muscle cells, researchers have developed a novel...
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