Latest Joslin Diabetes Center Stories
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.
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.
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.
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.
Study reveals new targets for diagnosis and therapy
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.
People with pre-diabetes are significantly less likely to develop diabetes if their blood glucose levels are normalized in time.
Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have shown that while a type of "good" fat found in the body can be activated by cold temperatures, it is not able to be activated by the drug ephedrine.
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