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From WhyWAIT to Triathlons and Beyond: Ervin Guzman shares his journey as a member of the first WhyWAIT class

Joining Joslin Diabetes Center’s inaugural WhyWAIT program back in 2007 was a life-changing experience for Ervin Guzman. Prior to coming to Joslin, Ervin managed his type 2 diabetes with medication, including 110 to 120 units of insulin per day, diet … Continue reading

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Become an ACHIEVER! A New Weight Loss Program at Joslin

People who would like to join a weight loss program designed specifically for patients with diabetes now have third option at Joslin Diabetes Center. ACHIEVERS, a credits-based weight management program built around your schedule , has been added to  Joslin’s … Continue reading

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How to Put on Weight When You Have Diabetes

Not everybody with diabetes needs to lose weight. Some people have the opposite problem; the pounds just won’t stay on. Although certainly a great source of calories, filling up on hot fudge sundaes isn’t the best way to fill out … Continue reading

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Good For You? Maybe Not: Some Tricky Foods That Can Be Nutritionally Deceptive

We all know that certain foods are good for us—plain non-starchy vegetables for example.  It isn’t easy to come up with a lot of nutritional negatives to denigrate spinach or broccoli.   But there are some foods that we think of … Continue reading

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