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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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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AHA News: Managing Diabetes Risk in Hispanic, Asian Communities

People living with diabetes are twice as likely to die from cardiovascular diseases such as heart failure, heart attack and stroke. While it's not a new statistic, it does resonate in Hispanic and...
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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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