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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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Looking for the Link Between Diabetes and Cancer

By some estimates, people with type 2 diabetes can have up to a 30 percent increased risk for colorectal cancer. Christian Rask-Madsen, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Investigator in the Section on Vascular Cell Biology, and Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, … Continue reading

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Does a nutrient found in beets reduce diabetes risk?

Description: In this clinical research study we are evaluating whether supplementation of a naturally occurring component found in beets and other vegetables and grains reduces diabetes risk. The product we are studying is a modified amino acid that is important … Continue reading

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¿Puede un nutriente presente en la remolacha reducir el riesgo de diabetes?

Descripción: En este estudio de investigación clínica, estamos evaluando si la suplementación de un componente natural presente en la remolacha y en otras verduras y cereales, puede reducir el riesgo de diabetes. El producto que estamos estudiando es un aminoácido … Continue reading

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Have Computer, Will Visit: Joslin’s Virtual Appointment Program Kicks Off

Do you have a hectic work schedule? Are you traveling across the country for college? A new program of virtual visits at Joslin Diabetes Center seeks to close these gaps and make diabetes as manageable as possible for patients regardless … Continue reading

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Finding Secrets of Youth in the Blood

For years, biologists have known that infusing aged lab mice with the blood of young mice can reverse some aspects of aging in the older mice, and they have steadily worked to understand the mechanisms that drive this process. Joslin … Continue reading

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Celebrating the People Who Make the Evening at Pops Possible

On May 9th, Joslin Diabetes Center’s Evening at Pops will celebrate its 29th anniversary. First established in 1985 by dedicated parents and patients to celebrate an organization that has been instrumental in their lives, the annual event, held at Symphony … Continue reading

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Joslin Pediatrics’ New Onset Program Offers Alternative to Hospital

The onset of type 1 diabetes can be a difficult transition for children and their families. It can become more difficult if the children are hospitalized at onset. If type 1 diabetes is identified early enough, before any major problems … Continue reading

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Making Beta Cells

A skin cell by any other name would be as fleshy—or so you might think. But a new technique developed over the last decade can take skin cells, or any other cells of the body, and make them into something … Continue reading

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Could Translational Research Approach Lead to Kidney Disease Treatment?

The complexities of diabetes can’t be fully understood in a lab or in a clinic alone. Sometimes, information coming from the lab informs clinical researchers about what they should study in people with diabetes. Other times, trends noticed in patient … Continue reading

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