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 developed a hybrid model of care for our patients. Our hybrid...
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Cyber Security

Notice of the Blackbaud Cyber Incident

Notice of the Blackbaud Cyber Incident

Joslin Diabetes Center (“Joslin”) is providing notice of a cyber incident that may affect the security of some information relating to certain individuals associated with Joslin, including donors and...
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Fear of "Falling"

Fear of "Falling"

Persis Commissariat, PhD, a pediatric clinical health psychologist here at Joslin, works with families to help navigate the challenges of raising and being, a child with type 1 diabetes. Read about...
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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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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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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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How to Sleep Better with Type 1 Diabetes

A lack of proper sleep can have wide-ranging health effects on the human body, including weakening the immune system, raising blood pressure, and triggering weight gain thanks to hormonal imbalances...
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RNA Profiling Identifies Distinct Classes of White Fat Cells

Different adipose depots have distinct physiological functions associated with their anatomical location and cell composition. For example, accumulation of intra-abdominal (visceral) white adipose...
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US team identifies heart failure risk factor in type 1 diabetes

“Given the high burden of heart failure in type 1 diabetes, cardiac antibodies may enable the early identification of people at higher risk of developing heart failure. And, of course, understanding...
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AHA News: Managing Diabetes Risk in Hispanic, Asian Communities

People living with diabetes are twice as likely to die from cardiovascular diseases such as heart failure, heart attack and stroke. While it's not a new statistic, it does resonate in Hispanic and...
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No association between type 1 diabetes status, COVID-19 hospitalization risk

Type 1 diabetes does not increase risk for hospitalization from COVID-19, particularly among individuals without diabetes complications, according to an analysis of hospital data, written by Roeland J...
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