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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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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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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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Celebrating the People Who Make the Evening at Pops Possible

On May 9th, Joslin Diabetes Center’s Evening at Pops will celebrate its 29th anniversary. First established in 1985 by dedicated parents and patients to celebrate an organization that has been instrumental in their lives, the annual event, held at Symphony … 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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Playing Tunes and Raising Funds for Joslin Pediatrics

For the past 25 years, Mel Stiller has spent his Friday nights playing tunes and leading sing-a-longs in the piano bar at Jacob Wirth Restaurant in Boston. Patrons eat, drink, and sing oldies and classic rock songs from 8 until … 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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Team Joslin & Marathon Monday 2013

The excitement of Marathon Monday began this morning at dawn as thousands of runners proceeded towards the buses that shuttled them to the race start in Hopkinton. Spectators began claiming their spots and lining the streets to wave and cheer … Continue reading

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Joslin Blog Project: Moving Forward

Check out these posts from the final week of the Joslin Blog Project! These wonderful bloggers worked together to raise money for Joslin’s High Hopes Fund, by writing one post per week for the Project during November, National Diabetes Month. … Continue reading

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