How Stomach Surgery Makes the Cut for Diabetes

Studying molecular factors that mediate bariatric surgery’s beneficial effect on type 2 diabetes, Joslin investigators identify one that could be targeted therapeutically without surgery. More than a...
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Support Joslin and fill the Pediatrics Playroom

The playroom at Joslin Diabetes Center is where our youngest patients learn how to manage their diabetes. Our amazing child life specialists help calm children’s fears and more importantly restore...
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Joslin Makes Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in MA

A survey from The Commonwealth Institute and The Boston Globe looked at women at the VP level and above, including Trustees, of hundreds of organizations across Massachusetts. We are thrilled to say...
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Joslin Diabetes Center Joins Beth Israel Lahey Health

Cambridge and Boston, MA (November 1, 2021) – Beth Israel Lahey Health (BILH) and Joslin Diabetes Center (Joslin) today announced that Joslin has officially joined the BILH system. Joslin’s expertise...
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Diabetes Centers Offer Comprehensive Care

Sylvia Rosas at the Harvard-affiliated Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, a weekly Latino Kidney Clinic helps screen and treat the especially high rates of diabetes-related kidney disease in Hispanic...
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Trick or Treating with diabetes

Trick or Treating with Diabetes

Trick or Treating with Diabetes

Here are some ways to have fun and be safe this Halloween! Halloween can be a holiday with a lot of anxiety for children with diabetes and their parents. As the pandemic continues, it is important to...
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Statins tied to diabetes progression

Statins tied to diabetes progression

Dr. Ganda, medical director of the Lipid Clinic provides insight on a recent article by MDedge examines a study that is one of few to look at statin use and diabetes progression in patients who...
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The Latinx Diabetes Initiative provides culturally tailored care to Latinx patients with diabetes

Andreina Millan Ferro serves as the clinical healthcare solutions manager at Joslin Diabetes Center’s Latinx Diabetes Initiative, a program designed to provide high-quality and culturally appropriate...
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Joslin recogizes National Hispanic Heritage Month

September is Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) and is a time to reflect on the contributions of Hispanic Americans. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Joslin is highlighting the...
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Signaling Defects

Signaling Defects

Differences in cellular signaling offer clues to insulin resistance
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Insulin resistance pinned to cell signaling defects that could act as therapy targets

Insulin resistance in the general population seems likely to be caused by a series of cell-specific signaling defects some of which appear to be sex-specific. In addition, only a portion of the...
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Back-to-School Mask and Vaccine Advice for Kids with Diabetes

Joslin’s Pediatric Department strongly recommends kids with diabetes, who are under 12 and not eligible for the vaccine, wear masks while indoors, including at school. This is the same advice the CDC...
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Recognizing Milestones in the History of Insulin

This week marks the 100th anniversary of one of the most important breakthroughs in the history of medicine. On July 27, 1921 Frederick Banting and Charles Best were able to isolate the hormone...
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Newly discovered proteins provide protection against progression of kidney disease in diabetes

Elevated levels of three specific circulating proteins are associated with protection against kidney failure in diabetes, according to research from the Joslin Diabetes Center that will be published...
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