Joslin Research Ties Autoimmunity-Associated Heart Dilation to Potential Heart-Failure Risk in Type 1 Diabetes

­BOSTON -- (March 31, 2002) -- People with type 1 diabetes, particularly those with poor glycemic control, are at markedly increased risk for cardiovascular disease than the general population. Even...
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Brown fat can burn energy in an unexpected way

The discovery that immature fat cells can generate heat without gathering fat may open opportunities to treat obesity and diabetes.
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Joslin Diabetes Center Confirms One Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

Employee works in administrative position; no direct patient contact Despite taking every precaution, it was inevitable that individuals working in the healthcare field would be impacted by the global...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Discovery enables clear identification of diseased beta cells in type 2 diabetes

This study not only solves the problem of cell separation in the laboratory but helps improve understanding of how type 2 diabetes progresses as a disease. BOSTON – (July 29, 2019) – Researchers at...
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Three new members elected to Joslin Diabetes Center Board of Trustees

Boston, Ma., (July 9, 2019) – Joslin Diabetes Center, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, today announced that three new members have been elected to its Board of Trustees: Todd Abbrecht, Head of...
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Joslin researchers uncover protective factor in diabetic eye disease

Increased levels of RBP3 both protect against and treats diabetic retinopathy BOSTON – (July 3, 2019) – Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have shown that a protein found in the eye can protect...
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Joslin Diabetes Center Remembers Lee Iacocca

Renowned auto executive supported research to cure type 1 diabetes BOSTON – (July 3, 2019) — Joslin Diabetes Center, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is paying tribute to the late Lee Iacocca...
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