Monthly Archives: July 2013

Above DNA: Epigenetics and Diabetes

Research suggests that risk for type 2 diabetes in some people may have begun very early in life, as a result of differences in how nutrients were reaching the developing baby. Differences in nutrition, either too few or too many … Continue reading

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A Link Between Cancer and Diabetes?

Cancer and diabetes aren’t mentioned too often in the same sentence. The major clinical trials linking tight control to a reduction in “risk” talk about nephropathy, neuropathy and retinopathy. Rarely in the dense verbiage of statistical analysis was made mention … Continue reading

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Ramadan and Diabetes

Fasting during the holy month of Ramadan is an important spiritual practice.  When you have diabetes, you may be wondering how fasting will affect your diabetes.  There is a lot of misinformation about diabetes and Ramadan.  Here are some answers … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Fourth with These Recipes from Joslin Cookbooks!

This Fourth of July, fire up the grill and cook up some healthy, diabetes-friendly, cookout ready grub to enjoy with all your family and friends! Try out these easy, tasty summer-inspired recipes from the three Joslin cookbooks for your celebration. … Continue reading

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