Author Archives: Joslin Communications

How to Help a Teen with Diabetes Burnout

All July, the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about taking care of yourself emotionally. This story was originally posted on March 3, 2014. Growing up with type 1 diabetes adds an extra burden of responsibility to an already overwhelmed teen. … Continue reading

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Joslin Communications Internship Opportunities

Come be a part of our team! Joslin Diabetes Center Communications Department is looking for two interns for the fall semester.

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Hunger Scales: Recognizing Hunger as a Tool for Weight Management

All July, the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about taking care of yourself emotionally. This story was originally posted on Feb. 28, 2011. This guest post is written by Amanda Kirpitch, M.A., R.D., C.D.E., L.D.N. “Eating in a developed country … Continue reading

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Resources for Friends and Family: How to Support Your Loved One with Diabetes

All July, the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about taking care of yourself emotionally. This story was originally posted on Jan. 13, 2014. Living with diabetes is no easy task, but sometimes the role of family and friends is overlooked. … Continue reading

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Overcoming an Eating Disorder with Diabetes

All July, the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about taking care of yourself emotionally. This story was originally posted on Jan. 20, 2012. “Mirror, mirror on the wall…For my eighth grade self, the day this common household wall-hanging echoed back … Continue reading

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Emotions & Blood-Sugar Levels: How Diabetes Can Affect Your Mood

All July, the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about taking care of yourself emotionally. This story was originally posted on Feb. 18, 2011. This guest post is written by by John Zrebiec, L.I.C.S.W., Director of Behavioral Health at Joslin, and Gail … Continue reading

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Diabetes Empowerment by Living Vertically

All July, the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about taking care of yourself emotionally. This guest post is written by Steve Richert. Steve founded Living Vertical, a multimedia platform to promote a message of diabetes empowerment. What is possible–with diabetes? … Continue reading

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A Barbecue Nutritional Breakdown

Managing a healthy diet for your diabetes is important—but sometimes at parties and family gatherings, it’s fun to just go with the flow. So here’s a slideshow full of the nutrition information for a traditional Fourth of July menu.  You … Continue reading

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Protein’s Role in a Weight Management Diet

This post is written by Osama Hamdy, M.D., Medical Director, Obesity Clinical Program, Director of Inpatient Diabetes Management at Joslin Diabetes Center, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Hamdy is also the Director of theWhy WAIT program where he works … Continue reading

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Joslin Tips for a Safe and Healthy Ramadan

For Muslims, the holy month of Ramadan is a time of spiritual reflection, increased devotion and worship. This year, it begins on June 28, 2014. Muslims are expected to put more effort into following the teachings of Islam. During this … Continue reading

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