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Genes Influence Response to Glycemic Control as a Preventive Therapy for Cardiovascular Complications in Type 2 Diabetes


Genes play a role in how people with type 2 diabetes at high risk of cardiovascular disease risk respond to intensive glycemic control as an intervention to prevent the disease.
19-Sep-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Finding New Targets to Treat Vascular Damage


There are no established drugs to improve angiogenesis in diabetes. However, researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center now have identified a gene called CITED2 in a molecular pathway that may offer targets for drugs that treat these conditions by...
25-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Umbilical Cells Shed Light on How Obesity May Pass From Mother to Child


Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center now have demonstrated that umbilical cells from children of obese or overweight mothers show impaired expression of key genes regulating cell energy and metabolism, compared to similar cells from babies of...
22-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

In Cells, Some Oxidants Are Needed


But some studies are showing that these reactive oxygen species (ROS) molecules sometimes can aid in maintaining health—findings now boosted by a surprising discovery from Joslin Diabetes Center researchers.
18-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. Jennifer Sun, Investigator in the Section of Vascular Biology, Receives RPB Physician-Scientist Award from Research to Prevent Blindness


Jennifer K. Sun, M.D., MPH, Investigator in the Section on Vascular Biology at Joslin Diabetes Center, an Ophthalmologist in Beetham Eye Institute (BEI) at Joslin Diabetes Center and Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School, has been granted an...
19-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Finding New Clues to a Sugar Suspect in Birth Defects


Most pregnant women with well-controlled diabetes give birth to healthy children. But their babies run much higher risks of birth defects than babies born to women without diabetes, because very early in embryonic development, the babies are exposed...
22-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Overweight and Obese Type 2 Patients Show Significant Improvements with Structured Nutrition Therapy According to New Study

Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have announced the results of a study that may change how nutrition therapy is delivered to overweight and obese patients with type 2 diabetes.
21-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Joslin Diabetes Center Announces Extended Collaboration with Sanofi for the Development of Novel Treatments for Diabetes Complications

Joslin Diabetes Center, a research and clinical affiliate of Harvard Medical School, today announced a newly signed collaboration with Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) which extends their ongoing collaboration in exploring novel targets for...
9-Jun-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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