Category Archives: Inside Joslin

Type 1 Diabetes Symposium Highlights Cutting-Edge Research

On Monday, May 6, Joslin Diabetes Center brought together some of the best minds in type 1 diabetes research for a day-long symposium covering the field’s cutting-edge research. The morning began with a welcome from John Brooks, President and CEO … Continue reading

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Encapsulating Islets: Big Hope in Small Packages

Gordon Weir, M.D., Co-Head of the Section on Islet Cell and Regenerative Biology at Joslin Diabetes Center, has teamed up with MIT researchers Robert Langer, Ph.D., Institute Professor, and Daniel Anderson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, to move the type 1 diabetes … Continue reading

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What Does a Dietitian Do?: Sarah

Hear stories from patients about working with Joslin Dietitians! This week we feature Sarah Feuer.

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Celebrate Child Life!

In between playing outside with friends, watching TV, or reading a book, managing diabetes as a child can be incredibly scary and overwhelming. That’s why Child Life specialists are here, to help children cope with the stress and uncertainty of … Continue reading

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Heather Ferris, M.D., Ph.D., Joins Joslin

Heather Ferris, M.D., PhD first joined Joslin in 2009 when she arrived on a BIDMC/Joslin endocrinology fellowship. After completing her fellowship in 2012, she began treating adult patients in November of that year. She became interested in diabetes care while … Continue reading

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M. Donna Younger, M.D., Honored at Joslin Ceremony

On Tuesday, Dec. 18, M. Donna Younger, M.D. of the Joslin Clinic Adult Section was recognized and honored for her 50 plus year career at the Joslin Diabetes Center. Dr. Younger first joined Joslin in 1959 when she arrived on … Continue reading

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New Steps Forward in Understanding Genetics Behind MODY

Joslin scientists report the first generation of human induced pluripotent stem cells from patients with an uncommon form of diabetes, maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY). These cells offer a powerful resource for studying the role of genetic factors … Continue reading

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Losing Weight Virtually with Joslin Everywhere

Losing weight when you have diabetes may be only a keystroke away. One of the first innovations in the Joslin Everywhere (JE) program, the Joslin’s virtual outreach architecture, is an on-line weight management program for people with diabetes. Joslin’s Why … Continue reading

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Q&A with Dr. Eyiuche Okeke

Eyiuche Okeke, M.D., became interested in diabetes care while watching her many relatives, including her grandmother, struggle with the disease. She is now an endocrinologist at Joslin with a focus on multicultural populations affected by diabetes. How did you become … Continue reading

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Care at Your Fingertips: Joslin’s New Digital Platform

Catherine Carver, M.S., A.N.P., C.D.E., Vice President for Advocacy and Planning is one of the key movers behind Joslin’s bid to bring diabetes care into the 21st century with Joslin Everywhere, a digital care and education platform in the works … Continue reading

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