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Bill Pittman Earns 75-Year Medal

Last month Bill H. Pittman, a retired intellectual property attorney, received his 75-year medal from Joslin Diabetes Center, marking 75 years with type 1 diabetes and without any serious complications. Since his diagnosis at the age of three in Lexington, … Continue reading

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Joslin Awards First 80-Year Medal

In a ceremony on Saturday, May 11, Joslin Diabetes Center awarded Spencer M. Wallace, Jr. of Fayetteville, NY, the first Joslin Medal for living for 80 years with insulin-dependent (type 1) diabetes.  Mr. Wallace was diagnosed with diabetes at the … 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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