Artificial pancreas system better controls blood glucose levels than current technology

Study based at Joslin Diabetes Center and other centers shows safety, efficacy benefits for people with type 1 diabetes BOSTON – (October 16, 2019) – A multi-center randomized clinical trial...
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Jillian Galvin, a patient at Joslin and her diabetes alert dog Eppie.

A Friend for Life

A Friend for Life

Eight-year-old Jillian Galvin of Hanover, MA was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age two. Like so many other parents of children with type 1, her parents embarked on a roller coaster ride of...
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Mackenzie, a pediatrics patient at Joslin, walks to the field with her softball teammates.

Knocking It Out of the Park

Knocking It Out of the Park

It was the Fourth of July when Mackenzie Andrade's mother noticed something was wrong. Though it was hot, Mackenzie wasn't drinking enough water to justify the number of trips to the bathroom she made...
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Benny Ho has been a Joslin patient in the AADI clinic for years.

Details Matter

Details Matter

Benny Ho is originally from Hong Kong. He began training to be a tailor, specializing in custom tailoring, beginning at age 15. He worked diligently for many years in Hong Kong, which was then under...
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The diabetes pandemic and the promise of connected care

BOSTON – (October 3, 2019) – Digital diabetes management systems (“connected diabetes care”) have the potential to become part of a new diabetes care model, augmenting the traditional practice of...
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Research may show way to minimize complications after heart treatment

Insulin may drive the clogging of stents that often follows coronary angioplasties in people with diabetes. BOSTON – (October 1, 2019) – People with diabetes are much more likely to develop heart...
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Sisters Emma and Sarah at the beach

Sisters Got This!

Sisters Got This!

Emma Sabourin was a first grader at St. Philomena School in Portsmouth, Rhode Island when she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes on December 1, 2014. In the few months before her diagnosis, her family...
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A New Life of Gratitude

A New Life of Gratitude

Marty Pasqualini is proof that diabetes strikes when least expected. He was in his forties and after a misdiagnosis of prediabetes, worsening symptoms plus a little denial, Marty found himself with a...
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Discovery enables clear identification of diseased beta cells in type 2 diabetes

This study not only solves the problem of cell separation in the laboratory but helps improve understanding of how type 2 diabetes progresses as a disease. BOSTON – (July 29, 2019) – Researchers at...
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Three new members elected to Joslin Diabetes Center Board of Trustees

Boston, Ma., (July 9, 2019) – Joslin Diabetes Center, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, today announced that three new members have been elected to its Board of Trustees: Todd Abbrecht, Head of...
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Joslin Diabetes Center Remembers Lee Iacocca

Renowned auto executive supported research to cure type 1 diabetes BOSTON – (July 3, 2019) — Joslin Diabetes Center, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is paying tribute to the late Lee Iacocca...
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Joslin researchers uncover protective factor in diabetic eye disease

Increased levels of RBP3 both protect against and treats diabetic retinopathy BOSTON – (July 3, 2019) – Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have shown that a protein found in the eye can protect...
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Study suggests genetic testing for young people diagnosed with type 1 diabetes

A subset of patients treated for decades for autoimmune disease may have monogenic diabetes that can be treated by pills BOSTON — (July 2, 2019) — A Joslin Diabetes Center study among people treated...
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Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative taps Joslin researchers for Human Cell Atlas project

Human Cell Atlas (HCA) is a scientist-led, international effort to map all cells in the human body BOSTON – (June 28, 2019 – Researchers from Joslin Diabetes Center have been selected by the Chan...
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Performance-Enhancing Bacteria Found in the Microbiomes of Elite Athletes

Introducing this bacteria to sedentary individuals improves exercise capacity BOSTON – (June 24, 2019) -- New research has identified a type of bacteria found in the microbiomes of elite athletes that...
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