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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

Improved Blood Glucose Control Slows Progression to End-Stage Renal Disease in Type 1 Diabetes


The results of a 20-year study confirm that people with Type 1 diabetes who have developed kidney complications can slow the progress of their complications by improving control of their blood glucose over the long term. This finding may lead to...
5-Jun-2014 2:55 PM EDT

Dr. Lori Laffel and Dr. Howard Wolpert to be Honored at JDRF Boston Gala

Joslin Diabetes Center announced today that Lori Laffel, M.D., M.P.H., Chief of the Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Section at Joslin and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, and Howard Wolpert, M.D., Director of the...
13-May-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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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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