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Latest Joslin Diabetes Center Stories

2012-07-26 01:08:51

Women with diabetes are just as likely to be interested in, and engage in, sexual activity as non-diabetic women, but they are much more likely to report low overall sexual satisfaction, according to a UCSF study.

Child Diabetes And Obesity Rates Higher In China Than The US
2012-07-06 11:55:44

These days, a McDonald’s Big Mac Hamburger is known internationally. While the fast food market has become more global, health issues like obesity and diabetes have had far reaching impacts in other countries around the world.

2012-06-25 21:03:13

A new study shows that although gastric bypass surgery reverses Type 2 diabetes in a large percentage of obese patients, the disease recurs in about 21 percent of them within three to five years.

2012-06-22 16:06:30

A new study has found that programs aimed at helping people prevent or manage diabetes are most successful if they are directed at the patient or the health care system.

2012-06-22 10:46:38

Preventing diabetes or delaying its onset has been thought to stave off cognitive decline — a connection strongly supported by the results of a 9-year study led by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the San Francisco VA Medical Center.

New Cause Of Cardiac Damage After Heart Attack In Type 1 Diabetes
2012-06-13 22:02:39

Study reveals new targets for diagnosis and therapy

2012-06-11 21:53:45

Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center, supported by JDRF, have completed a study of 158 people who have lived with type 1 diabetes (T1D) for 50 years or more with eye examinations at Joslin over many decades of follow-up, and have concluded that a high proportion of this unique group of patients developed little to no diabetic eye disease over time.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.