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A Spoonful of Ginger Marks a Milestone with its 10th Anniversary and Honors Dr. George King

In 2000, George King, M.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer at Joslin, and his wife Diana co-founded the Asian American Diabetes Initiative (AADI) with four other families, including Sally and Larry Ho, Evelyn and Larry Wing, Jean and … Continue reading

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Joslin’s Latino Diabetes Initiative Wins Distinguished Community Service and Leadership Award

  Joslin Diabetes Center’s Latino Diabetes Initiative (LDI) is this year’s recipient of ALPFA’s Distinguished Community Service and Leadership Award for improving health care outcomes for Latinos and minorities in Boston. Latinos are one of several ethnic groups that are … Continue reading

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If you have diabetes, do you need a flu shot?

I hope you’re aware that seasonal flu can be fatal. And if you’ve ever had the flu, you know you don’t want it again.  So, here are some troubling statistics from the Centers for Disease Control: People with diabetes are … Continue reading

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Diabetes and Major Emergencies: How to Prepare

The types of major emergencies that require advance preparation for people with diabetes are those where access to food, medicine, and communication is limited, according to Nora Saul, M.S, R.D., L.D.N., C.D.E, of the Joslin Clinic.  These can include natural … Continue reading

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