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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Joslin supporter and patient Marty Pasqualini

A New Life of Gratitude

A New Life of Gratitude

Marty Pasqualini is proof that diabetes strikes when least expected. He was in his forties and after a misdiagnosis of prediabetes, worsening symptoms plus a little denial, Marty found himself with a...
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Sisters Got This!

Sisters Got This!

Emma Sabourin was a first grader at St. Philomena School in Portsmouth, Rhode Island when she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes on December 1, 2014. In the few months before her diagnosis, her family...
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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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New Evidence Links Lifespan of Extension to Metabolic Regulation of Immune System

Joslin researchers show that caloric restriction lowers levels of innate immunity and inflammation, leading to increased longevity. Scientists have known for decades that caloric restriction leads to...
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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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