Latest Joslin Diabetes Center Stories
As the diabetes epidemic spreads worldwide, there is growing concern for Asian American populations, who are nearly twice as likely to develop diabetes, particularly type 2 diabetes.
Scientists at Joslin Diabetes Center have identified a key mechanism of action for the TOR (target of rapamycin) protein kinase, a critical regulator of cell growth which plays a major role in illness and aging.
A number of studies have shown that excess insulin circulating in the bloodstream is a major independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
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