Joslin's Response to Covid-19

Joslin and COVID-19

Joslin and COVID-19

At Joslin Diabetes we are committed to providing the very best and safest care possible. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Joslin has shifted to a remote model of care for our patients. Our remote...
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Better Pregnancy Spacing Would Aid Those With Gestational Diabetes

Women with a history of gestational diabetes were 50% more likely to have a short interval between pregnancies (18 months or less) compared with women without gestational diabetes, in a new study.
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Promising treatment to slow kidney disease doesn’t prove out in clinical trial

Scientists find that reducing levels of uric acid in the blood does not guard against complication in type 1 diabetes. BOSTON – (June 25, 2020) – Historically, half or more of people with type 1...
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Continuous Glucose Monitoring Helps Young People with Type 1 Diabetes Achieve Better Glycemic Control

Study Highlights: Six-month clinical trial shows that continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) helps adolescents and young adults manage their type 1 diabetes more effectively, compared with daily use of...
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A Message on Racial and Social Injustice from Joslin’s President and CEO

To Our Joslin Community: I am writing to acknowledge the incredible suffering our country and our communities are experiencing right now. The invisible threat of a viral pandemic has been compounded...
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Time trends in pregnancy-related outcomes among women with type 1 diabetes mellitus, 2004–2017

The prevalence of type 1 diabetes mellitus in pregnancy has almost doubled in the past few decades in the US. ...Obstetric guideline changes may have improved gestation length and mode of delivery...
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The Many Ways Weight and Type 2 Diabetes Are Connected

Type 2 diabetes is a taxing condition that comes with a host of difficult side effects but, unfortunately, there's not one specific cause we can pinpoint. We know this much for sure, though: Weight...
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How to Sleep Better with Type 1 Diabetes

A lack of proper sleep can have wide-ranging health effects on the human body, including weakening the immune system, raising blood pressure, and triggering weight gain thanks to hormonal imbalances...
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RNA Profiling Identifies Distinct Classes of White Fat Cells

Different adipose depots have distinct physiological functions associated with their anatomical location and cell composition. For example, accumulation of intra-abdominal (visceral) white adipose...
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Different kinds of white fat are important in disease

Multiple populations of subcutaneous white fat cells each may play different roles in obesity, diabetes and other diseases. BOSTON – (May 1, 2020) – Excess white fat causes obesity, which in turn can...
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US team identifies heart failure risk factor in type 1 diabetes

“Given the high burden of heart failure in type 1 diabetes, cardiac antibodies may enable the early identification of people at higher risk of developing heart failure. And, of course, understanding...
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