Researchers Identify Potential Early Biomarker to Track Development of Dangerous Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Fatty liver disease not associated with alcohol consumption, which is called Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease or NAFLD, affects more than one billion people worldwide. Even in children the numbers are overwhelming, with up to 80 percent of...
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Joslin Research Ties Autoimmunity-Associated Heart Dilation to Potential Heart-Failure Risk in Type 1 Diabetes
There's a higher case fatality rate in type 1 than type 2 diabetes, which suggests different mechanisms for heart failure might be involved in type 1 diabetes.” Given the burden of heart failure in type 1 diabetes, the early identification of...
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Joslin researchers have found a pathway that can boost the production of (heat-generating, fat-burning) brown fat cells without also creating unhelpful white fat cells. This finding suggests that the pathway the Joslin team uncovered might offer a...
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For the evaluation and treatment of diabetic eye disease, ultra-wide field imaging techniques cannot be used interchangeably
Diabetic retinopathy can be diagnosed and graded with the use of a newer scanning technology called ultra-wide field (UWF) imaging, a system that generates high-quality pictures showing most of the retina. Research from the Joslin Diabetes...
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Post-bariatric hypoglycemia is a profoundly life-altering condition for patients. Having unpredictable hypoglycemia that people can't detect is really an unsafe situation. Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard John A. Paulson School of...
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A multi-center randomized clinical trial evaluating a new artificial pancreas system — which automatically monitors and regulates blood glucose levels — has found that the new system was more effective than existing treatments at controlling...
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Digital diabetes management systems (“connected diabetes care”) have the potential to become part of a new diabetes care model, augmenting the traditional practice of diabetes care by providing continuous and on-demand assistance that aligns...
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High-fructose + high-fat diet damages mitochondria in the liver increasing risk of fatty-liver disease and metabolic syndrome
BOSTON – (October 1, 2019) – Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have found that high levels of fructose in the diet inhibit the liver’s ability to properly metabolize fat. This effect is specific to fructose. Indeed, equally high levels of...
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After bariatric surgery patients have an increased risk of dangerous hypoglycemia. Dr. Mary-Elizabeth Patti, Joslin Diabetes Center/Harvard Medical School is available to discuss causes and treatment options.
9-Jan-2020 12:05 PM EST
Diabetes & Breast Cancer - Elizabeth Halprin MD Talks About the Important Struggle to Balance Both Diseases
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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
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...
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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.
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