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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.

2013-01-29 23:03:57

FirstVitals Health and Wellness Inc., of California, a technology-enabled service company focused on reducing complications of diabetes related to neuropathy and foot ulcers/amputation, announced


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.