Joslin Diabetes Center and Longgang District People's Hospital of Shenzhen, China to Collaborate

Shenzhen/ Boston – (December 21, 2020) – Joslin Diabetes Center and Longgang People's Hospital of Shenzhen, China are collaborating to establish a diabetes training center in Shenzhen, China. “As the...
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CAN risk in diabetes reduced with intensive control of blood glucose and blood pressure

BOSTON – (December 16, 2020) – Intensive interventions to reduce blood glucose and blood pressure levels in type 2 diabetes reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy (CAN), a...
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Lipid component identified in breast milk may play an important role in early childhood weight development

Study suggests that when new mothers exercise, they likely improve newborn’s longer-term metabolic health BOSTON – (December 02, 2020) – A lipid metabolite called 12,13-diHOME is in human breast milk...
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Newton South senior chosen as role model for those with Type 1 diabetes

Noa Asher, 17, is this year’s Joslin Diabetes Merritt Levitan Youth Ambassador! Asher was an honoree at Joslin's High Hopes Gala, held virtually Nov. 14.
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Audrina a pediatric patient does a gymnatics floor routine

Landing on Her Feet with Type 1 Diabetes

Landing on Her Feet with Type 1 Diabetes

Audrina is an active 8-year-old who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes the day after her 5th birthday. She is an avid gymnast and has competed in multiple gymnastic competitions. At one of the most...
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High School Student Raises Money for Joslin Child Life Program

Aayush, a 16-year-old high school student from Weston, MA, organized a local service project to benefit Joslin's Child Life program, which helps children and adolescents incorporate the management of...
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Finding Support at Joslin Pediatrics

Finding Support at Joslin Pediatrics

Melinda is 18-years-old and is currently a freshman at Suffolk University. In her free time, she likes to play lacrosse, go shopping, and go for walks around Boston to places like Newbury Street...
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Beth Israel Lahey Health and Joslin Diabetes Center Sign Letter of Intent

Cambridge and Boston, Mass. (November 12, 2020) – Beth Israel Lahey Health (BILH) and Joslin Diabetes Center (Joslin) have signed a non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) to explore opportunities for...
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Who Really Needs the Hepatitis B Vaccine?

People with diabetes have twice the odds of becoming infected with this liver disease.
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Joslin's Dr. Sylvia E. Rosas Named the National Kidney Foundation's President-Elect

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) national governing board of directors has named nephrologist Dr. Sylvia E. Rosas of the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston as the president-elect, with a term as...
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Why people with diabetes are being hit so hard by Covid-19

“I’m always happy when patients say, yes, I’m not going out, I’m wearing a mask, I’m doing as much as I can. But it makes it harder for people to meet their fitness goal, which is such a critical...
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Why Wait Group 2020

15th Anniversary of Why WAIT program

15th Anniversary of Why WAIT program

This week marks the 15th anniversary of Joslin’s Why WAIT program, one of the longest-running programs in Joslin’s history. Why WAIT started on September 28th, 2005 as the world’s first...
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Joslin Recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance

We are pleased to share that Joslin has once again been acknowledged by the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA) Diabetes Recognition Program (DRP) for the high-quality care provided by...
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Joslin Diabetes Center Remembers Trustee Richard A. “Dick” Smith

Renowned businessman was leader in health care philanthropy BOSTON – (September 21, 2020) — Joslin Diabetes Center, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, mourns the loss of Richard A. “Dick” Smith...
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