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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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The Preventing Early Renal Loss in Diabetes (PERL) Study Conclusion

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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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Research may show way to minimize complications after heart treatment

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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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The diabetes pandemic and the promise of connected care

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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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Research may show way to minimize complications after heart treatment

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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Discovery enables clear identification of diseased beta cells in type 2 diabetes

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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Three new members elected to Joslin Diabetes Center Board of Trustees

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Eye Care
Managing Diabetes

Joslin researchers uncover protective factor in diabetic eye disease

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 researchers uncover protective factor in diabetic eye disease

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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Joslin Diabetes Center Remembers Lee Iacocca

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Young Adult
Type 1
Clinical Research

Study suggests genetic testing for young people diagnosed with type 1 diabetes

Study suggests genetic testing for young people diagnosed with type 1 diabetes

A subset of patients treated for decades for autoimmune disease may have monogenic diabetes that can be treated by pills BOSTON — (July 2, 2019) — A Joslin Diabetes Center study among people treated...
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Study suggests genetic testing for young people diagnosed with type 1 diabetes

Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative taps Joslin researchers for Human Cell Atlas project

Human Cell Atlas (HCA) is a scientist-led, international effort to map all cells in the human body BOSTON – (June 28, 2019 – Researchers from Joslin Diabetes Center have been selected by the Chan...
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Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative taps Joslin researchers for Human Cell Atlas project

Performance-Enhancing Bacteria Found in the Microbiomes of Elite Athletes

Introducing this bacteria to sedentary individuals improves exercise capacity BOSTON – (June 24, 2019) -- New research has identified a type of bacteria found in the microbiomes of elite athletes that...
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Performance-Enhancing Bacteria Found in the Microbiomes of Elite Athletes

Genetic marker linked to increased risk of diabetic peripheral neuropathy

Discovery presents pathway for potential drug development for serious complication that costs nearly one-quarter of U.S. diabetes-care spending BOSTON – (June 11, 2019) – Researchers from Joslin...
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Genetic marker linked to increased risk of diabetic peripheral neuropathy

Researchers restore beta-cell function by deleting old cells

Acceleration of beta-cell aging determines diabetes -- senolysis improves disease outcomes BOSTON – (May 30, 2019) --Research from Joslin Diabetes Center has shown in mice that insulin resistance...
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Researchers restore beta-cell function by deleting old cells

Study identifies enzymes that prevent diabetic kidney disease

DKD protective factors could be used as biomarkers and for personalized clinical intervention BOSTON -- (May 13, 2019) -- A new study from Joslin Diabetes Center has proven that certain biological...
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Study identifies enzymes that prevent diabetic kidney disease

Pushing early beta-cell proliferation can halt autoimmune attack in type 1 diabetes model

BOSTON -- (May 6, 2019) -- Many in-development cures for type 1 diabetes have understandably focused on tackling the autoimmune aspect of the disease before figuring out a way to replace the destroyed...
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Pushing early beta-cell proliferation can halt autoimmune attack in type 1 diabetes model

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