Preparing for Your On-site Appointment

What you need to know before your arrival. Your health and safety, along with the health and safety of our staff, is our main priority, and we have taken steps to ensure your in-person visits are safe...
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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

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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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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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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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 1
Type 2
Insulin

Insulin Facts

Insulin Facts

It is important to learn how to take care of Insulin, Syringes and Pen Needles How to store insulin Although manufacturers recommend storing your insulin in the refrigerator, injecting cold insulin...
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Managing Diabetes
Technology
Day to Day

Conversion Table for Blood Glucose Monitoring

Conversion Table for Blood Glucose Monitoring

People from outside the US may find this table convenient for converting US blood glucose values which are given in mg/dl into values generated by their blood glucose meters, which are generated in...
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Managing Diabetes

Goals for Glucose Control

Goals for Glucose Control

Discuss glucose (sugar) targets with your healthcare team when creating your diabetes management plan. People who have diabetes should be monitoring their glucose regularly at home. Regular glucose...
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Newly Diagnosed
Type 2

What is Type 2 Diabetes?

What is Type 2 Diabetes?

Type 2 diabetes (formerly called ‘adult-onset’ or ‘non insulin-dependent’) is a chronic condition in which the body doesn’t produce enough insulin and/or is unable to use insulin properly. Instead of...
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Newly Diagnosed

How to Prevent Heart Disease

How to Prevent Heart Disease

If you have diabetes, heart disease can be a serious concern. In fact, cardiovascular disease leading to heart attack or stroke is by far the leading cause of death in both men and women with diabetes...
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