Monthly Archives: May 2013

Exercise on a Molecular Level

We all know exercise is good for us. Running, biking, weight lifting, or yoga—moving our bodies makes us healthier. And research at Joslin is elucidating why. The lab of Laurie Goodyear, Ph.D. studies what exercise does to our bodies on … Continue reading

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Joslin Physicians Visit Russia for Diabetes Education and Outreach

Joslin Diabetes Center maintains and pursues the vision of creating “a world free of diabetes and its complications.” With this powerful vision in mind, three Joslin Physicians – Dr. Richard Beaser, Dr. Enrique Caballero and Dr. Osama Hamdy – traveled … Continue reading

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Exercising with an Insulin Pump

There is no one way to exercise; in fact, there are endless ways to incorporate physical activity into your daily routine. For instance, you can enjoy a walk with your dog, embark a sweat-inducing bike ride or even dabble in … Continue reading

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Ask Joslin: Exercise Edition

Why will resistance training help me lose weight? Resistance training is a form of strength training where the muscles contract against a force.  The greater the force you are working against the more calories are expended and the more the … Continue reading

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Try Water Aerobics This Summer!

Memorial Day is just around the corner so you know what that means—the traditional start to pool season! Stay refreshed and fit in the water this summer and cannonball into a new exercise routine! Water aerobics is an excellent workout … Continue reading

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Joslin Awards First 80-Year Medal

In a ceremony on Saturday, May 11, Joslin Diabetes Center awarded Spencer M. Wallace, Jr. of Fayetteville, NY, the first Joslin Medal for living for 80 years with insulin-dependent (type 1) diabetes.  Mr. Wallace was diagnosed with diabetes at the … Continue reading

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Type 1 Diabetes Symposium Highlights Cutting-Edge Research

On Monday, May 6, Joslin Diabetes Center brought together some of the best minds in type 1 diabetes research for a day-long symposium covering the field’s cutting-edge research. The morning began with a welcome from John Brooks, President and CEO … Continue reading

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A Top Priority, Any Time or Place

My name is Jay Smith, and I have been a patient at the Joslin Clinic since 2005. I just completed the first phase of  Why WAIT, a weight loss and intensive treatment program offered at the Joslin Clinic. During the … Continue reading

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Learn More About Pilates

It’s no surprise that when you have diabetes keeping physically active is a crucial part in managing the disease. But it’s hard to stay motivated and committed to your fitness goals when you’re doing the same exercise routine day in … Continue reading

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IronDiabetic: Swimming, Biking, and Running for a Cure!

Each year some of the best athletes gather together to compete in the world’s toughest triathlon by swimming, biking, and running for total of 140.6 miles without stopping. Through the grueling length and harsh conditions, competitors strive to complete this … Continue reading

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