Joslin Diabetes Center Signs Agreement with China Horae Capital Management Group Co., Ltd.

Alliance will provide expertise and training for new diabetes center in Nanjing, China Boston, Ma. – (September 18, 2017) – Joslin Diabetes Center, the world’s preeminent diabetes care and research...
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George King, MD, Honored at the GK50 Healthcare and Life Sciences

Boston – (September 18, 2017) – George L. King, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of Joslin Diabetes Center received the Founders Choice Award during GK50, an event celebrating...
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Medalist Study Underlines Importance of Blood Glucose Control in Older Adults with Type 1 Diabetes

Better management is linked to lower risks of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in this population. BOSTON – (July 26, 2017) – “People are living longer with type 1 diabetes, and the...
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Joslin Diabetes Center Receives $8.4 Million for NIH-Sponsored Diabetes Research Center (DRC) Program

Boston – (July 1, 2017) - Joslin Diabetes Center, the preeminent institution for diabetes research and care, affiliated with Harvard Medical, has been awarded $8.2 million from the National Institutes...
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Institutions to Focus on Improving Type 1 Diabetes Care with Machine Learning

Children’s Mercy Kansas City and Joslin Diabetes Center announce project with Cyft technology to apply predictive analytics to proactively identify and manage at-risk individuals June 9, 2017 –...
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Joslin Diabetes Center Creates Center for Cell-Based Therapy for Diabetes (CCTD)

BOSTON, MA (June 8, 2017) – Researchers and clinicians at Joslin Diabetes Center have established a Center for Cell-Based Therapy for Diabetes (CCTD), the goal of which is to lead the development and...
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Connecting the Dots Between Insulin Resistance, Unhealthy Blood Vessels And Cancer

Animal studies examine risk factors that may overlap between colorectal cancer and cardiovascular disease. BOSTON – (May 1, 2017) – Over the decades, scientists have repeatedly shown that patients...
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Forging New Defenses against Diabetic Kidney Disease

Study of Joslin Medalists suggests a novel treatment approach that may protect against dangerous complications. BOSTON – (April 24, 2017) – More than 660,000 people in the United States suffer from...
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New Test Identifies Patients with Diabetes Who Are At High Risk of Kidney Failure

BOSTON – (April 18, 2017) - Researchers from Joslin Diabetes Center have developed a prognostic tool that accurately predicts the risk of end stage renal disease (ESRD) in patients with both type 1...
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Discovering How Insulin-Producing Cells Show Their Age

Markers of aging will help us understand how beta cells begin to fail in type 2 diabetes. BOSTON – (April 5, 2017) – Diabetes researchers have puzzled for decades about why insulin-producing beta...
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Giving Brown Fat a Green Light

Giving Brown Fat a Green Light

Fat-like molecules induced by cold help to turn on calorie-burning fat and improve metabolism in mice. BOSTON – (March 27, 2017) – Activated by cold, the small amounts of brown fat scattered around...
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New Study Designed to Investigate Which Patients with Type 2 Diabetes will Benefit Most from Bariatric Surgery

BOSTON – (March 10, 2017) – Bariatric surgery can reverse type 2 diabetes in severely obese people, reducing or eliminating the need for medications, and improve other serious health problems such as...
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Helping Beta Cells Divide to Conquer Diabetes

Scientists identify a key barrier to proliferation of insulin-producing cells. BOSTON – (March 9, 2017) – If you become resistant to insulin, a condition that is a precursor to type 2 diabetes, your...
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Signals from Fat May Aid Diagnostics and Treatments

A form of RNA released from fat cells into the blood may help to regulate other tissues. BOSTON – (February 15, 2017) – Fat cells are not simply big blobs of lipid quietly standingby in the body...
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