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TJMaxx Partners with Joslin Diabetes Center to Benefit the High Hopes Fund

We just received a reminder from the folks in the Joslin Diabetes Center Development Office. They’re the folks who work hard all year to raise the money needed to support Joslin’s work in diabetes research and clinical care. From January … Continue reading

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Diabetes and Heart Risk

If you have diabetes, you could also have an elevated risk of developing cardiovascular disease, which can lead to a heart attack or stroke. Cardiovascular disease can be brought on or complicated by poor leg circulation, also a risk for … Continue reading

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Diabetes and Blood-Pressure Management

When we think of managing our diabetes, we usually think of testing our blood glucose levels. But there are a number of other important tests that we should never forget. One of those is a regular blood pressure test. Florence … Continue reading

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Solving sleep problems with healthy habits

Sleep complaints are common among those with diabetes, according to Elizabeth Bashoff, M.D., Clinic Physician, at Joslin Diabetes Center.  “The important thing to do first is to pinpoint why you are not sleeping.” There are a wide variety of reasons … Continue reading

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Helping Your Child Manage Type 1 Diabetes (a.k.a. Juvenile Diabetes)

Helping your child manage his or her diabetes can be overwhelming. It’s hard enough to get children dressed, fed and out the door in the morning without the extra worries of blood-glucose levels, insulin injections (or pump maintenance) and carb … Continue reading

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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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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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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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