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Latest Joslin Diabetes Center Stories

2013-02-19 12:17:49

Weight-loss surgery is currently only offered to patients who exceed a certain BMI.

Diabetes Control Rates Up Amongst U.S. Residents
2013-02-16 09:58:41

Americans, as a whole, are doing a better job of controlling their diabetes, but there is still room for improvement amongst young people and some minority groups.

2013-02-11 15:32:01

Researchers who conducted a clinical trial in American Samoa to test whether community health workers could help adults with type 2 diabetes found that the patients who received the intervention were twice as likely to make a clinically meaningful improvement as those who remained with care only in the clinic.

Type 1 Diabetes In Dogs Cured, Human Cure Could Soon Follow
2013-02-07 11:11:56

Researchers have made leaps and bounds, claiming that they have created a cure for type 1 diabetes in dogs, paving the way to a human cure.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.