Monthly Archives: March 2013

Have a Happy Easter with these Joslin Tips

Easter Sunday is traditionally accompanied by a big, delicious honeyed ham dinner and a basket full of tasty treats. But when your child has diabetes it can be particularly difficult deciding what’s best for you and your family to eat. … Continue reading

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Encapsulating Islets: Big Hope in Small Packages

Gordon Weir, M.D., Co-Head of the Section on Islet Cell and Regenerative Biology at Joslin Diabetes Center, has teamed up with MIT researchers Robert Langer, Ph.D., Institute Professor, and Daniel Anderson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, to move the type 1 diabetes … Continue reading

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What Does a Dietitian Do?: Sarah

Hear stories from patients about working with Joslin Dietitians! This week we feature Sarah Feuer.

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Prep for Passover: Managing Your Diabetes During a Seder

Pesach, or Passover, is almost upon us. This year it falls between March 26 and April 1. Passover is the Jewish holiday that celebrates the Jews’ freedom from bondage under Egyptian rule about 3000 years ago. For the seven days … Continue reading

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Celebrate Child Life!

In between playing outside with friends, watching TV, or reading a book, managing diabetes as a child can be incredibly scary and overwhelming. That’s why Child Life specialists are here, to help children cope with the stress and uncertainty of … Continue reading

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What Does a Dietitian Do?: Keith

Hear stories from patients about working with Joslin Dietitians! This week we feature Keith Stern.

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Pondering Paleo? Learn More Before Committing

The newest edition of the US News and World Report issue on diet ratings is out.  Let’s face it, most overweight people, including many with diabetes, never go to see a dietitian.  If their doctor recommends they lose weight, they … Continue reading

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Kim Southwick: Riding For A Cure

Through the rain, snow, sleet, and slush, Kim Southwick rides her bike to and from work each day (12 miles total), all year round and won’t stop until she can no longer pedal. In 2007, Kim was diagnosed with type … Continue reading

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What Does a Dietitian Do?: Teresa

Hear stories from patients about working with Joslin Dietitians! This week we feature Teresa Lammey.

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The Mediterranean Diet and Diabetes

Diet is a crucial tool for managing your diabetes. The right meal plan can help improve your blood glucose, blood pressure, cholesterol, and even possibly your weight. Picking a new meal plan can be overwhelming with the media throwing a … Continue reading

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