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Get Ready for Fall with Joslin!

Your Fall To-Do List: Tune Up Your Diabetes Care Forget January—the early days of fall are the time to focus on your goals and recommit to your health. The weather is getting cooler, the barometric pressure is thankfully rising and … Continue reading

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Molding the Future of Diabetes Technology with the Joslin Institute for Technology Translation

Over the summer, Joslin Diabetes Center announced a new initiative focused on improving the current state of diabetes technology. Called the Joslin Institute for Technology Translation, the new group offers advice and solutions to diabetes medical device and technology companies … Continue reading

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Ask Joslin: Could Trauma Have Caused My Diabetes?

Can a traumatic experience or a hospital stay be the cause of my diabetes? The possibility of trauma inducing diabetes has been a topic of interest since Dr. Joslin was practicing medicine in the 1940s.  To quote Dr. Joslin from … Continue reading

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Check Out The Great Ideas That Won the 2014 Clinic Innovation Award

Joslin Diabetes Center’s commitment to innovation extends to all facets of Joslin, including the Joslin Clinic with the 2014 Clinic Innovation Award. This award, made possible by a donation from the Chair of the Board of Trustees Ralph James, aims … Continue reading

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Four-Time Olympian Kris Freeman Balances Type 1 Diabetes with Olympic Dreams

Even before Kris Freeman could walk, he could ski. Kris’ father pulled him along in a sled until the age of two when he began shuffling around on his own skis. By the time he was five, Kris was already … Continue reading

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Honoring the Memory of Golf-Loving Husband, Dad, and Friend with Tournament to Benefit Joslin

Chuck Brockman was an avid golfer who never let diabetes get in the way of his game. Seven years after his passing, his family and friends continue to honor him by playing the game he loved most while raising money … Continue reading

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All About Eyes with Joslin Experts

Diabetes is a complex disease. Understand more about the different aspects of diabetes in this series of quick explanations from Joslin doctors and researchers! This September, learn all about your eyes, how they are affected by diabetes, and how to … Continue reading

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Tasty Brown-Bag Lunches For Kids With Diabetes

All August, the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about heading back to school with diabetes. This story was originally posted on Oct. 5, 2012. Our school lunch blog generated some thoughtful comments and questions, one of which we are addressing … Continue reading

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Building the College Diabetes Network One Chapter at a Time

All August, the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about heading back to school with diabetes. This story was originally posted on June 19, 2014. Making the transition from high school to college is not an easy process, but if you … Continue reading

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Tips for helping your child manage diabetes while at school

All August, the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about heading back to school with diabetes. This story was originally posted on March 2, 2011. As much as you may want to, you can’t be with your child at every moment. … Continue reading

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