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Type 1
Type 2
Sick Days

COVID-19 Information and Resources from AADI

COVID-19 Information and Resources from AADI

A Message from the AADI / Asian Clinic Regarding COVID-19 Dear patients of the Joslin's Asian Clinic and friends of the AADI, We hope that wherever you are, you and your loved ones are staying safe...
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Type 1
Type 2
Sick Days

Guías Generales - Días de Enfermedad

Guías Generales - Días de Enfermedad

¿Qué es un “día de enfermedad”? Durante los días en que estás enfermo, los niveles de glucosa pueden subir más de lo normal, aunque estés comiendo menos de lo usual. Tener cualquiera de las...
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News & Research
Type 1
Type 2
Sick Days

Preparación para su cita virtual en Joslin

Preparación para su cita virtual en Joslin

Estamos aquí para usted En respuesta a la pandemia del COVID-19, Joslin Diabetes Center ha cambiado su modelo atención para brindar atención médica de manera virtual a nuestros pacientes. Nuestro...
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Type 1
Type 2

Consejos para Reducir el Costo de la Insulina

Consejos para Reducir el Costo de la Insulina

Buscar opciones de bajo costo para su insulina puede ser abrumador. Hablar con su equipo de atención médica para la diabetes sobre el costo de la insulina le ayudará a manejar su diabetes y su...
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Type 1
Type 2

Managing the Cost of Insulin

Managing the Cost of Insulin

Finding low-cost options for your insulin can be overwhelming. Talking with your diabetes healthcare team about insulin costs will help your diabetes management and your budget. Please do not be...
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Behavioral Health
Pediatric

Coping with Stressors due to COVID-19

Coping with Stressors due to COVID-19

It is normal to feel anxious and stressed during this challenging time. The following is a list of suggested coping strategies we hope will help you get through the COVID-19 pandemic. Stay connected...
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News & Research
Type 1
Type 2
Sick Days

Preparing for your Virtual Appointment at Joslin

Preparing for your Virtual Appointment at Joslin

We're here for you In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Joslin Diabetes Center has shifted to a remote model of care for our patients. Our remote care model with limited, in-person “urgent care”...
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Holidays
Type 1
Pediatric
Pediatric & Adolescents

Have a Happy Easter with these Joslin Tips

Have a Happy Easter with these Joslin Tips

Easter is a time of new beginnings and is traditionally accompanied by a big, delicious dinner and a basket full of chocolate and sweet treats. All of the candy and overindulging can make it hard for...
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Holidays
Managing Diabetes

Preparing for Passover: Managing Your Diabetes During a Seder

Preparing for Passover: Managing Your Diabetes During a Seder

Passover or Pesach is a major Jewish holiday and one of the most widely celebrated Jewish holidays. This year it started on the evening of Wednesday, April 8. Like many traditional holiday feasts...
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Pediatric

Child Life Specialists at Joslin

Child Life Specialists at Joslin

March is observed as Child Life Month, to honor child life specialists around the world for their work with children and families. When a child is first diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, the entire...
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Newly Diagnosed
Type 2
Day to Day

Can Type 2 Diabetes Be Reversed?

Can Type 2 Diabetes Be Reversed?

Type 2 diabetes (formerly known as adult-onset or non-insulin-dependent diabetes) can be a life-long, chronic disease in which the body either does not produce enough insulin or the cells in out body...
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Understanding Cognitive Changes in Diabetes

As we get older, it’s normal for our memory to slip. But if you are having trouble managing your diabetes, or maintaining self-care practices, you might be experiencing some changes in your thinking...
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Newly Diagnosed
Kidney Disease
Blood Pressure
Hypertension
Kidney

Diabetes, High Blood Pressure and Kidney Disease

Diabetes, High Blood Pressure and Kidney Disease

High blood pressure (hypertension) is one of the principal causes of kidney disease and kidney failure. When blood pressure is high, there is a large amount of tension inside the blood vessels that...
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Type 2

Dosing Insulin

Dosing Insulin

One of the things patients often fear about being diagnosed with diabetes is insulin injections. In most cases, if you have type 1 you will be taking insulin a number of times a day. And, most likely...
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Testing for Diabetes

Home Blood Glucose (Sugar) Monitoring, Hemoglobin A1c Testing, and Fructosamine Tests Daily home blood glucose (sugar) monitoring tells you what your blood glucose level is at that very moment...
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