Monthly Archives: December 2010

Celebrating the New Year: What you should know about alcohol and diabetes

But for those with diabetes, the decision to toast the New Year with a glass of champagne should not be made without planning and consideration. Having diabetes doesn’t make alcohol off limits. However, just as with food, diabetes can affect … Continue reading

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Tell us what you’d like to know about diabetes in 2011

An important part of what we do here at the Joslin Diabetes Center is help to ensure that people with diabetes live long, healthy lives by providing access to  education and information they can use to successfully manage their diabetes. That’s … Continue reading

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The Real Lessons from ACCORD

By Richard Jackson, MD Director of Medical Affairs Healthcare Services, and Strategic Initiatives Joslin Diabetes Center We keep hearing about the recently published ACCORD study, and how tight blood glucose control might not be that important — or even risky.  … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from Joslin Diabetes Center!

Happy Holidays! We wish you and your family a holiday and a New Year full of good health and happiness. We’ve had a very exciting year at Joslin. We’re grateful for the involvement of so many outside the walls of … Continue reading

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Dealing with Emotional Eating – During the Holidays and at Any Time

by Ann Goebel-Fabbri, Ph.D. Joslin Diabetes Center Many people turn to food and eating as a way to comfort themselves, relax, and feel nurtured when they find themselves feeling stressed, angry, lonely, and sad. Emotional eating can also be a … Continue reading

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Diabetes Friendly Christmas Recipes

As Christmas approaches, you may find yourself with a sweet tooth resurgence. It’s a lot easier to pass on cakes and cookies during the other eleven months of the year, but come December, cookies and candy are seemingly everywhere. So … Continue reading

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About Joslin’s Locations

Did you know that you don’t have to live near Boston to get Joslin quality care to manage your diabetes? While our headquarters is located in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area,  Joslin has 42 Affiliates across the country to help provide … Continue reading

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Managing Your Diet during the Holidays

Are you feeling the holiday spirit yet? ‘Tis the season of many extras: extra smiles, extra kindness, extra trips to the mall, and often  extra helpings of food. This is a great time of year for all of those reasons, … Continue reading

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Living with Diabetes and Exploring Vegetarianism

You may choose to go vegetarian for varying reasons, one being the potential health benefits. A vegetarian diet may help reduce the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity, kidney disease, and cancer. Here are our tips to help … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Experiences with Ketone Testing

Today we are sharing our second guest post from Joslin Diabetes Center patient and diabetes blogger, Kerri Sparling. When you’re seven years old and your mother tells you to drop what appear to be Paas tablets into a tube of … Continue reading

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