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Insulet Partners with Joslin Diabetes Center to Implement a Unique Training Certification for Insulet’s Clinical Team

Thursday, June 30, 2016

BILLERICA, Mass.-- Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD) (Insulet or the Company), the leader in tubeless insulin pump technology with its Omnipod® Insulin Management System, today announced that almost 100 members of Insulet’s North American clinical team have completed a customized certification program designed and led by the Joslin Diabetes Center for Insulet. The Advanced Diabetes Educator in Pump Therapy (ADEPT™) certification provides Insulet’s clinical team with customized, advanced training to deliver enhanced support for individuals who are managing their diabetes using continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion therapy. The Company’s partnership with Joslin will enable Insulet’s clinical team to provide unparalleled training and support for healthcare practitioners and their Omnipod patients.

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Joslin Researcher Earns Perfect Score on Recent Grant

Friday, June 05, 2015

2015 has been a good year so far for Yu Hua Tseng, Ph.D., Investigator in the Section on Integrative Physiology and Metabolism at Joslin Diabetes Center and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. A review article about how brown fat uses fatty acids and blood sugar as fuel was named one of the top 10 papers of 2014 by Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism, a prominent journal. She was also awarded a perfect score on a National Institute of Health (NIH) grant application for an upcoming project, falling in the top 1 percent of all grants submitted.

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Doctors Younger and Barnett to be Honored at 29th Annual Evening at Pops

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

On May 8, Joslin doctors Donald Barnett, M.D. and M. Donna Younger, M.D. will be honored at Symphony Hall at the 29th Evening at Pops event. The doctors will be given the Frank and Jean Ring Memorial Award in the Fight Against Diabetes as a tribute to their remarkable careers and extraordinary commitment to Joslin Diabetes Center.

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Deciphering the New Cholesterol Treatment Guidelines for People with Diabetes

Friday, April 17, 2015

It is no secret that maintaining healthy cholesterol levels is an important part of sustaining your overall well-being, especially if you have diabetes. People with diabetes often have multiple abnormalities in their lipids, including high low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, low high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and elevated triglycerides. And of these three, it is most important to reduce the LDL cholesterol to lower one’s risk for heart disease and stroke. With several of the leading organizations releasing cholesterol recommendations over the past two years, it can be confusing to interpret the various guidelines.

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Susan Bonner-Weir, Ph.D, Receives William Silen Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Researchers are often praised for the number of publications they generate or grants they receive. But passing on knowledge and fostering a love of science in the next generation is a vital, often overlooked accomplishment. This Tuesday, Susan Bonner-Weir, Ph.D., Senior Investigator in the Section on Islet Cell & Regenerative Biology at Joslin Diabetes Center and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, received the William Silen Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award.

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Jennifer Sun, M.D., M.P.H., to Be Honored at 11th Annual Taste of Ginger

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Each year, amidst chefs’ tasting booths and silent auction items at the Taste of Ginger event (formerly known as A Spoonful of Ginger), Joslin’s Asian American Diabetes Initiative (AADI) honors a member of the community who has helped further the mission of awareness about diabetes in Asian communities. The 11th Ginger event, to be held on March 23 at the Museum of Fine Arts will highlight the contributions of Jennifer Sun, M.D., M.P.H., of the Beetham Eye Institute at Joslin Diabetes Center.

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FDA Workshop Serves as Inspired Think-tank for the Future of Digital Diabetes Technology

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

The recent flood of diabetes-related apps do everything from track hypoglycemic events to instantly calculate a patient’s insulin doses. But what if a bolus calculator tells a patient to dose 15 units when it should really by five? And what about device compatibility with all these new software options? As apps incorporate more medical recommendations and diabetes devices become more sophisticated data-tracking machines, the FDA grows more concerned over their safety and usability.

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December Why WAIT Class Brings Total Amount of Weight Lost by 44 Classes To-Date to 10,000 Pounds

Thursday, January 08, 2015

The December-graduating Why WAIT class had a lot to celebrate. The group of 14 participants lost a total of 258.5 pounds and reduced their A1Cs from an average of 7.5 percent to 6.2 percent. What’s more, the weight loss of this 44th Why WAIT class brought the total lost over the program’s nearly-10 year history to an incredible 10,000 pounds.

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Drag 'n Cook | a meal planning app from Joslin's AADI

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Asian American Diabetes Initiative (AADI) at the Joslin Diabetes Center is releasing Drag ’n Cook, an exciting new iPhone app designed to provide easy access to nutritional information for cooks and consumers. The app is available on iTunes and Google Play.

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