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Latest Joslin Diabetes Center Stories

2011-11-04 21:14:14

Diabetic retinopathy is one of the most common and debilitating complications of diabetes.

2011-09-29 05:52:51

People with type 2 diabetes who intensively lower their blood sugar are not preventing cognitive decline, according to new research.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.