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
Joslin Discovery May Hold Clues to Treatments That Slow Aging and Prevent Age-Related Chronic Disease
In a study published today by Nature, researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center used a microscopic worm (C. elegans) to identify a new path that could lead to drugs to slow aging and the chronic diseases that often accompany it—and might even lead to...
12-Dec-2014 11:00 AM EST
Rohit Kulkarni, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Investigator in the Section on Islet Cell and Regenerative Biology at Joslin Diabetes Center and Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School, coauthored a paper that was published today in Diabetes, which voiced...
20-Nov-2014 4:30 PM EST
Joslin Scientists Discover a New Step In A Molecular Pathway Responsible For Neural Tube Defects, A Birth Defect That Is Increased In Diabetic Pregnancies
Mary R. Loeken, Ph.D., Investigator in the Section on Islet Cell and Regenerative Biology at Joslin Diabetes Center and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, has discovered a molecular pathway responsible for neural tube defects...
6-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST
Dr. Lori Laffel, Chief of Pediatrics at Joslin Diabetes Center, Named Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School
Lori Laffel, M.D., M.P.H., Chief of Joslin’s clinical programs for Children, Adolescents and Young Adults, and Senior Investigator in the Section on Genetics and Epidemiology, has been promoted by Harvard Medical School to Professor of Pediatrics.
9-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT
Why are Asian Americans at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than Caucasian Americans, and prone to develop the disease at lower body weights? One part of this puzzle may lie in the transition from traditional high-fiber, low-fat Asian diets...
17-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT
George King, M.D., Chief Scientific Officer and Senior Vice President of Joslin Diabetes Center and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Lloyd Paul Aiello, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the Beetham Eye Institute (BEI) and Professor of...
10-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT
In a comprehensive review of recent randomized clinical trials and observational studies of diabetes and nutrition, Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard School of Public Health investigators have identified specific foods and dietary patterns that are...
28-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT
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
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
13-Nov-2013 1:00 PM EST
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
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