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Joslin Diabetes Center and DGFEZ Sign MOU to Explore Opportunities to Collaborate

Joslin Diabetes Center and Daegu-Gyeongbuk Free Economic Zone (DGFEZ) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) formalizing their mutual strong commitment to navigate avenues for potential partnership.
12-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Joslin Partners with Sunshine Insurance Group Corporation to Develop a Diabetes Center of Excellence in China

Joslin Diabetes Center and Sunshine Insurance Group Corporation Limited have announced today that they are collaborating to design and develop a Diabetes Center of Excellence in Weifang, Shandong Province, China.
10-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Joslin and Johnson & Johnson Announce New Partnership to Improve Diabetes Management in China Hospitals

Joslin Diabetes Center announced today that they have entered into a partnership with Johnson and Johnson Medical (Shanghai) Co. Ltd (hereafter, JJMS) to improve glycemic control for people with diabetes who are hospitalized in Chinese hospitals.
5-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EST

Joslin Scientists Find Direct Link Between Insulin Resistance in the Brain and Behavioral Disorders


People with diabetes are more prone to anxiety and depression than those with other chronic diseases that require similar levels of management.
2-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EST

Joslin Researchers Conduct First Trial Directly Comparing Drugs for Diabetic Macular Edema and Find All are Effective


In the first clinical trial directly comparing three drugs most commonly used to treat diabetic macular edema, researchers found all were effective in improving vision and preventing vision loss. However, one drug, aflibercept, provided greater...
19-Feb-2015 8:00 AM EST

Scientists Use MRI to Visualize Pancreas Inflammation in the Early Stages of Type 1 Diabetes


A pilot study led by researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center has revealed that it is possible to use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to "see" the inflammation in the pancreas that leads to type 1 diabetes.
17-Feb-2015 2:50 PM EST

Insulet Corporation Joins the Joslin Institute for Technology Translation (JITT) As a Founding Member

Joslin Diabetes Center announced today that Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD), has joined the Joslin Institute for Technology Translation (JITT) as a Founding Member.
3-Feb-2015 2:00 PM EST

New Position Statement from Joslin Encourages the ADA to lower BMI Guidelines for Screening Asian American for Type 2 Diabetes


The American Diabetes Association announced today that they are lowering the Body Mass Index (BMI) cut point for which they recommend screening Asian Americans for type 2 diabetes.
23-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

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Dr. Lori Laffel, Chief of Pediatrics at Joslin Diabetes Center, Available to Comment on Type 1 Diabetes and Life Expectancy Studies


6-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

Back to School with Dr. Lori Laffel from Joslin Diabetes Center


Lori Laffel, M.D., MPH, Chief of the Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Section at Joslin Diabetes Center and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, oversees the largest pediatric diabetes clinic in New England has over 25...
15-Aug-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Joslin Diabetes Center’s Cathy Carver Deciphers the ACA for People with Diabetes


13-Nov-2013 1:00 PM EST

Expert Available: Bariatric Surgery for Diabetes

The International Diabetes Federation now recommends that surgery be considered as a treatment for obese patients with type 2 diabetes. Dr. Allison Goldfine, head of clinical research at Joslin Diabetes Center, is available for comment.
29-Mar-2011 9:00 AM EDT

Q&A: Howard Wolpert, M.D., and the Quest for an Artificial Pancreas


Emerging technologies such as continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) are helping people with type 1 diabetes manage their condition—what are the next steps? Howard Wolpert, M.D., of Joslin Diabetes Center discusses his current research and the global...
1-Oct-2010 1:00 PM EDT

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