Monthly Archives: November 2012

Diabetes on the Brain: Hypoglycemia and Your Grey Matter

When you attend diabetes education classes you learn about all the complications you can avoid by keeping your blood glucose and weight in control. A1Cs under seven lower the risk of nerve and kidney damage, heart attacks, oral problems, eye … Continue reading

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Joslin Blog Project: Talking

These wonderful bloggers are working together to raise money for Joslin’s High Hopes Fund, by writing one post per week for the Project during November, National Diabetes Month. They are showing their dedication to helping Joslin find the best treatments … Continue reading

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Technology to Erase Finger Pricks?

If only it didn’t hurt and patients didn’t need to bleed, physicians and diabetes educators would be inundated with blood glucose records, instead of the current situation where many patients have to be cajoled into checking. A new process using … Continue reading

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Joslin Blog Project: Changes

These wonderful bloggers are working together to raise money for Joslin’s High Hopes Fund, by writing one post per week for the Project during November, National Diabetes Month. They are showing their dedication to helping Joslin find the best treatments … Continue reading

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November 14 is World Diabetes Day!

Today is World Diabetes Day–a time to raise awareness about diabetes of any type, in any town, suburb or city, all across the world! Joslin and the Massachusetts State House will be turning blue at dusk–check out the pictures on … Continue reading

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Making Thanksgiving Work for You and Your Diabetes

Thanksgiving is a carb fest.  There is no way around it; traditional Thanksgiving meals are mostly carbohydrate.  And they bend the needle quite far on the fat-o-meter too.  Okay, there’s the turkey and a nod to the world of greens … Continue reading

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Joslin Blog Project: The Beginning

These wonderful bloggers are working together to raise money for Joslin’s High Hopes Fund, by writing one post per week for the Project during November, National Diabetes Month. They are showing their dedication to helping Joslin find the best treatments … Continue reading

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Care at Your Fingertips: Joslin’s New Digital Platform

Catherine Carver, M.S., A.N.P., C.D.E., Vice President for Advocacy and Planning is one of the key movers behind Joslin’s bid to bring diabetes care into the 21st century with Joslin Everywhere, a digital care and education platform in the works … Continue reading

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Joslin’s National Diabetes Month Blog Project

We are thrilled to announce that during November, a selection of diabetes bloggers have joined with Joslin to help raise awareness about living with diabetes. Each blogger will be writing four posts about their experiences with diabetes, and we will … Continue reading

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How to Put on Weight When You Have Diabetes

Not everybody with diabetes needs to lose weight. Some people have the opposite problem; the pounds just won’t stay on. Although certainly a great source of calories, filling up on hot fudge sundaes isn’t the best way to fill out … Continue reading

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