Genetic analyses hone risk prediction for coronary disease

Factors that boost the risk of major coronary events for people in general can help to improve risk assessments for those with type 2 diabetes BOSTON – (September 27, 2018) – Coronary artery disease...
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Muscle “switch” may control the benefits of exercise

A biological pathway that boosts either aerobic capacity or muscle growth may offer clues to prevent diabetes. BOSTON - (August 2, 2018) - Some people respond well to both aerobic exercise and...
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Study suggests ways DPP-4 inhibitor might prevent kidney disease

Research in mice links positive effects of diabetes drug with defenses against oxidants. BOSTON – (July 23, 2018) – Researchers have long sought drugs that could help to prevent diabetic kidney...
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Joslin’s Views in Line with ADA and JDRF on New Study Results

BOSTON – (June 26, 2018) – Since the publication of results of a study regarding type 1 diabetes by Dr. Denise Faustman, clinicians at Joslin Diabetes Center have received several inquiries from...
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Gut microbes may contribute to depression and anxiety in obesity

Study in mice links gut microbes with signs of negative feelings and brain chemistry. BOSTON – (June 18, 2018) – Like everyone, people with type 2 diabetes and obesity suffer from depression and...
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Decades of type 1 diabetes linked to mild drop in cognition

Minor loss of memory correlates with cardiovascular disease—emphasizing the importance of healthy habits. BOSTON – (June 5, 2018) – People who live with type 1 diabetes for very long duration show...
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Joslin Program for Hospitalized Patients with Diabetes Reduces Readmission Rates and Cuts Hospital Costs

BOSTON – (May 15, 2018) – A retrospective study published in BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care suggests that a program developed by Joslin Diabetes Center to manage hospitalized patients who have...
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Hormone from fat boosts metabolism in both exercise and cold

Better understanding of signals to burn energy may eventually lead to treatments for obesity. BOSTON – (May 1, 2018) – Sad but true, we don’t all respond equally to exercise. Researchers at Joslin...
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Risk of type 1 diabetes climbs when one population of T cells falls

Study in mice links protective immune cells that form outside the thymus with autoimmune diabetes —and suggests that gut microbes affecting this cell population may protect against disease. BOSTON –...
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Obesity Surgery Linked to Positive Outcomes in Very Obese Teens with Diabetes

BOSTON – (March 22, 2018) – While it’s not news that weight loss and medication control type 2 diabetes, a secondary analysis found that bariatric surgery could potentially be an effective option for...
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Insulin Goes Viral

Insulin Goes Viral

Some viruses produce insulin-like hormones that can stimulate human cells—and have potential to cause disease. BOSTON – (February 19, 2018) – Every cell in your body responds to the hormone insulin...
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New Glucagon Delivery System Reduces Episodes of Post-Bariatric Surgery Hypoglycemia

BOSTON – (February 7, 2018) – A new “smart” glucagon delivery system created by researchers from the Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences may make it possible...
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Eye and Heart Complications Are Tightly Linked in Type 1 Diabetes

Patient studies suggest that common biological factors may guard against both problems. BOSTON – (January 31, 2018) – In people with type 1 diabetes, high levels of blood glucose eventually can harm...
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