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Honoring the Memory of Golf-Loving Husband, Dad, and Friend with Tournament to Benefit Joslin

Chuck Brockman was an avid golfer who never let diabetes get in the way of his game. Seven years after his passing, his family and friends continue to honor him by playing the game he loved most while raising money … Continue reading

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Jeweler Honors Her Father and Joslin with Father’s Day Sale

Father’s Day is a day to celebrate dads and to thank them for all they do for us. For Holly Daniels Christensen, the day is a way to honor her father who passed away from complications of type 1 diabetes … Continue reading

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Field of Dreams Wiffleball Tournament Raises Funds and Hope

In August of 2008, Superintendent Paul Fitzgerald (Chief of the Bureau of Intelligence and Analysis for the Boston Police department) and his wife Leigh Anne faced the news that their daughter, Caroline, then 8-years old, had type 1 diabetes. She … Continue reading

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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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Dodgeball for a Cause

Anna Tiedeman Irwin and Elizabeth Kramer know what it’s like to be a protective older sister. Both women grew up with brothers who have type 1 diabetes; Tiedeman with her brother Andy and Kramer with David. This sibling bond inspired … Continue reading

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Joslin Patient Lobbies her School to Host a Fundraiser Supporting Joslin Diabetes Center

As part of National Diabetes Month Lilly B., a 11-year old Joslin patient, hosted a fundraiser at The Rivers School, where she is a sixth grade student, to sell blue bracelets to raise funds and awareness for diabetes. With matching … Continue reading

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