Category Archives: Inside Joslin

Salsa for a Cause with Joslin’s Latino Diabetes Initiative

Every Latino child born today has a 50 percent chance of developing type 2 diabetes in his or her lifetime. Diabetes, specifically type 2, has become a serious concern for the growing population of Latinos in America. There are a … 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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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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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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