Happy Rosh Hashana
Holidays
Type 1
Type 2

Managing Diabetes during Rosh Hashanah

Managing Diabetes during Rosh Hashanah

Though this year poses challenges for gathering in large groups for a Rosh Hashanah celebration marking the beginning of the Jewish New Year--it is still a time for celebration and reflecting and...
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Type 1
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
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
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

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

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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Pediatric 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

Diabetic Nerve Damage

Diabetic Nerve Damage

Diabetic neuropathy is a complication of diabetes and usually occurs in association with chronically elevated blood glucose levels. Elevated glucose levels may damage the nerves--usually in the feet...
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Managing Diabetes
Type 1
Blood Glucose

What is High Blood Glucose?

What is High Blood Glucose?

People who do not have diabetes typically have fasting plasma blood glucose levels that run under 100 mg/dl. Your physician will define for you what your target blood glucose should be — identifying a...
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Type 1
Day to Day

Insulin Pumps

Insulin Pumps

What is an insulin pump? A pump is a small, computerized device that delivers rapid –acting insulin to the body through a small plastic tube known as a cannula or needle that sits beneath the skin. It...
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Newly Diagnosed
Pediatric & Adolescents
Caregiver

What is Type 1 Diabetes?

What is Type 1 Diabetes?

Type 1 diabetes, which used to be called insulin-dependent or juvenile diabetes, is a chronic disease that destroys the body’s ability to make insulin, a hormone used to break down and store energy...
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News & Research
Type 1
Sick Days

Preparing for Your Virtual Appointment

Preparing for Your Virtual Appointment

Joslin is conducting remote care visits through a variety of mediums, including telephone and video conferencing platforms such as VSee Clinic. It is important to plan to make the most of your remote...
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