Grandmaternal exercise has benefits for grand offspring, researchers find

Exercise during pregnancy could help reduce worldwide incidence of obesity and type 2 diabetes BOSTON – For eight months at the end of World War II, the Nazis blocked food supplies to the Netherlands...
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Controlling blood sugar may improve response to exercise training

BOSTON – Exercise carries a long list of benefits for everyone. For people with metabolic diseases like pre-diabetes, type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes, physical activity can help keep blood sugar...
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Joslin Diabetes Center Receives $8.5 Million for NIH-Sponsored Diabetes Research Center (DRC) Program

Boston, MA – (April 21, 2022) – Joslin Diabetes Center, the preeminent institution for diabetes research and care, affiliated with Harvard Medical School and a part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, has...
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Dr. Rosas joins study focused on improving kidney transplant outcomes

At Joslin Diabetes Center, we are proud to be the global leader in diabetes research. This important research includes identifying ways to improve diabetes-related issues such as kidney disease...
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Dr. Pricilla White's legacy changed diabetes care

As we come together to celebrate women's achievements for Women’s History Month, Joslin Diabetes Center honors the important work of Priscilla White, M.D. White, starting in the 1920’s was a pioneer...
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Women in Diabetes Research and Care

Women in Diabetes Research and Care

In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2022, meet some of the relentless, strong and heroic women leading the pioneering care and research at Joslin Diabetes Center.
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Long-running Joslin study leads to potential therapeutic target for people with type 1 diabetes

Researchers demonstrate enzyme can protect kidneys against toxic effects of hyperglycemia in mouse models BOSTON – Nearly two million Americans have type 1 diabetes, a condition in which the body does...
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Joslin and COVID-19

Joslin and COVID-19

Joslin is committed to providing a safe environment for our staff and patients and therefore all COVID-19 prevention practices remain in place at Joslin. Please note: If you are coming to Joslin for...
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Women in Science and Medicine

Women in Science and Medicine

February 11 is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science and Joslin is proud to recognize all of the women who work in science and medicine at Joslin.
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Joslin Diabetes Center Physicians Recognized in Boston Magazine’s 2022 ‘Top Doctors’

BOSTON – Boston magazine has named 11 physicians and surgeons from four medical specialties affiliated with the Joslin Diabetes Center to its annual ‘Top Doctors’ guide. Drawing from a Castle Connolly...
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Crosstalk between pancreatic cells may drive rare form of diabetes

Mutant digestive enzymes aggregate in nearby insulin-producing beta cells, triggering an inherited condition that may shed light on other diseases of the pancreas. In the pancreas, insulin-producing...
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Cracking the code for a new system of cell-to-cell signaling

Joslin researchers discover how cells select small microRNAs that are secreted in small vesicles called exosomes and regulate metabolism in other cells at a distance. Control of most bodily functions...
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Context from Joslin Experts on Recent New York Times Article

Joslin Diabetes Center is constantly pushing the boundaries of research in the search for a cure. Last week, we were as elated as everyone else about the progress reported in the New York Times...
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How Stomach Surgery Makes the Cut for Diabetes

Studying molecular factors that mediate bariatric surgery’s beneficial effect on type 2 diabetes, Joslin investigators identify one that could be targeted therapeutically without surgery. More than a...
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