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“Meet the Medalists” and Learn about Joslin’s Research Program

In 1948, the Joslin Diabetes Center began awarding Victory Medals to people who had lived with insulin-dependent diabetes for 25 or more years. With improvement in treatment and self-management strategies, a 50-year benchmark was swiftly added. And today, more than … Continue reading

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50-Year Medalist Study | looking for type 1 diabetes answers

The Joslin 50-Year Medalist Study has involved a large group of patients who have been insulin dependent for 50 years or longer. Some of the more surprising preliminary results suggest that a majority of Medalists may still be producing insulin. … Continue reading

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