Small rises in blood glucose trigger big changes in insulin-producing cells

Research in rats identifies surprising effects on hormone production that may accelerate diabetes. BOSTON – (April 16, 2020) – In diabetes, tiny clusters of insulin-producing “beta cells” in the...
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Joslin Research Ties Autoimmunity-Associated Heart Dilation to Potential Heart-Failure Risk in Type 1 Diabetes

­BOSTON -- (March 31, 2002) -- People with type 1 diabetes, particularly those with poor glycemic control, are at markedly increased risk for cardiovascular disease than the general population. Even...
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Brown fat can burn energy in an unexpected way

The discovery that immature fat cells can generate heat without gathering fat may open opportunities to treat obesity and diabetes.
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Joslin Diabetes Center Confirms One Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

Employee works in administrative position; no direct patient contact Despite taking every precaution, it was inevitable that individuals working in the healthcare field would be impacted by the global...
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Lloyd P. Aiello, MD, PhD Receives Prestigious Friedenwald Award

Many congratulations to our own Dr. Lloyd P. Aiello, who is the 2020 recipient of the prestigious Friedenwald Award from the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Inc. (ARVO). Dr...
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New Closed-Loop System Offers Promise as Novel Treatment for Post-Bariatric Hypoglycemia

The algorithm-controlled system senses impending lows and delivers small doses of liquid glucagon to raise blood sugar to safe levels­­. BOSTON - (January 9, 2020) - Gastric bypass vastly improves the...
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Joslin Physicians on Boston Magazine's Top Docs List

Eleven of Joslin's physicians have made Boston Magazine’s 2020 Top Doctors List. Each year, Boston Magazine partners with healthcare researcher Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. to create a list of the...
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Lloyd M. Aiello, M.D.

Tribute to Dr. Lloyd M. Aiello

Tribute to Dr. Lloyd M. Aiello

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Lloyd M. Aiello, M.D., a pioneer in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Aiello died peacefully at age 87 at home on December 30, 2019...
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Roberta Herman, MD to become new Joslin Diabetes Center President and CEO

Boston, MA (December 18, 2019) — Today, Joslin Diabetes Center’s Board of Trustees announced that Roberta Herman, MD, has been selected as the Center’s new President and Chief Executive Officer...
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