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Diet & Nutrition
Holidays

Healthy Halloween Treat Recipes

Healthy Halloween Treat Recipes

Monster Apple Bites Yield: 12 servings 3 granny smith apple, cored and cut into corners. 1 ½ Oz Mini M&M’s 1 ½ cup(s) creamy peanut butter ¼ cup(s) slivered almonds Using a paring knife, cut a wedge...
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Holidays

Staying Safe While Celebrating Halloween 2020

Staying Safe While Celebrating Halloween 2020

Halloween can be a holiday with a lot of anxiety for children with diabetes and their parents. And this year may add even more anxiety during this once-in-a-century pandemic. Massachusetts has...
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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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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
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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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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Type 1
Sick Days

Advice for when you are sick

Advice for when you are sick

People with diabetes have been identified as one group that may face greater risks of complications when dealing with COVID-19. With that in mind, our clinicians have put together a list of guidelines...
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Newly Diagnosed
Type 1

What is Diabetes?

What is Diabetes?

Diabetes is a disease in which the body is unable to properly use and store glucose (a form of sugar). Glucose backs up in the bloodstream — causing one’s blood glucose (sometimes referred to as blood...
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Newly Diagnosed

What is Gestational Diabetes?

What is Gestational Diabetes?

Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes that occurs only during pregnancy. According to Florence Brown, M.D., director of the Joslin-Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Diabetes in Pregnancy...
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