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An Actress Uses the Stage to Raise Money for Diabetes

Elle Shaheen was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at just eight years old.  Similar to others with diabetes, Shaheen’s diagnosis came unexpectedly and with added difficulty because of her young age.  However, as a determined spirit Shaheen refused to let … Continue reading

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Joslin Communications Internship Opportunity

Joslin Diabetes Center Communications Department is looking for a part-time intern interested in multimedia communications. The intern would assist in developing content for the Joslin website, blog and social media covering lifestyle management, Joslin events, and scientific and clinical advancements. … Continue reading

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How Gastric Surgeries Actually Work

A lot of people think that gastric surgeries work by making you eat less. True — but that’s only part of the story. With about 35 percent of adult Americans considered obese, many people are looking for long-term fixes with … Continue reading

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Joslin Supports FDA Ban on Artificially-Made Trans Fats

On Nov. 7, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) put one of the final nails in the coffin of artificially-made trans fats with its decision to ban them from our nation’s food supply. The Joslin applauds the FDA’s decision and … Continue reading

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