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Research Evidence Affirms that Good Nutrition Can Help Prevent and Control Type 2 Diabetes


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

Joslin Supports Senators Collins and Shaheen’s New Legislation to Extend Medicare Coverage for CGMs


– In a letter to United States Senators Susan Collins (R-Me) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), John L. Brooks III, President and CEO of Joslin Diabetes Center, expressed Joslin’s strong support for legislation sponsored by the two senators that would...
26-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Joslin Scientists Create the First IPS Cells to Offer Human Model of Insulin Resistance


Scientists at Joslin Diabetes Center now have created the first iPSCs that offer a human model of insulin resistance, a key driver of type 2 diabetes.
24-Jul-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Edward Horton, M.D. Receives the Master of the American College of Endocrinology (MACE) Award


– Edward Horton, M.D., Senior Investigator at Joslin Diabetes Center and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, received the Master of the American College of Endocrinology (MACE) Award at the American Association of Clinical...
14-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Inherited ‘Memory’ of Environmental Impact on Health May Be Limited


When a pregnant mother is undernourished, her child is at a greater than average risk of developing obesity and type 2 diabetes, in part due to so-called ‘epigenetic’ effects.
10-Jul-2014 2:30 PM EDT

Joslin Scientists Identify Process that Affects Fat Distribution and Metabolic Syndrome

Building upon their earlier research on the biology of fat metabolism, Joslin scientists discovered that microRNAs –small RNA molecules that play important roles in regulation in many types of tissue – play a major role in the distribution and...
1-Jul-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Joslin Diabetes Center and Carlos Slim Health Institute Announce Collaboration to Develop Online Educational Materials for General Practitioners in Mexico

Joslin Diabetes Center and Carlos Slim Health Institute (CSHI) announced they have created a partnership to develop a series of online “virtual” case based interactive educational materials for primary care physicians in Mexico.
16-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Joslin and Steno Establish Partnership to Improve Clinical Outcomes and to Strengthen Education in Developing Countries

Joslin Diabetes Center and Steno Diabetes Center today announced a long-term partnership to improve clinical outcomes in diabetes care.
13-Jun-2014 1:00 PM EDT

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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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