Latest Joslin Diabetes Center Stories

2011-08-11 22:07:11

Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center and Children’s Hospital Boston have shown that a type of “good” fat known as brown fat occurs in varying amounts in children – increasing until puberty and then declining -- and is most active in leaner children.

2011-08-10 06:43:56

Managing your diabetes could be as simple as using your mobile phone.

2011-08-01 13:36:47

An interactive computer software program appears to be effective in helping patients manage their Type 2 diabetes using their mobile phones.

2011-07-26 06:30:00

BOSTON, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhythm announced today three appointments to its Scientific Advisory Board to work with the company on its clinical development programs in metabolic diseases: John M. Amatruda, MD, formerly Franchise Head of Diabetes and Obesity at Merck; Michael C.

2011-07-17 07:51:32

In a study, Identification of unrecognized diabetes and pre-diabetes in a dental setting, published in the July 2011 issue of the Journal of Dental Research, researchers at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine found that dental visits represented a chance to intervene in the diabetes epidemic by identifying individuals with diabetes or pre-diabetes who are unaware of their condition.

2011-07-01 08:05:00

CHICAGO, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrating their commitment to oral care for the entire family, Sunstar Americas, Inc.

2011-06-29 17:22:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This evening, Novo Nordisk awarded sponsorships totaling $85,000 to four Philadelphia-based community organizations to educate local communities and raise awareness of diabetes to reduce the risk for long-term diabetes related complications.

2011-06-28 08:00:00

Teams with MyCareTeam to connect patients and care providers through remote patient monitoring linked to Allscripts EHR WORCESTER, Mass., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UMass Memorial Health Care is aiming to improve and lower the cost of diabetes care using a new approach that allows patients and their care team to better manage their health remotely.

2011-06-27 12:23:53

New research shows that adolescents and young adults with type 1 (juvenile) diabetes have thicker and stiffer carotid arteries, also known as atherosclerosis, a risk factor for heart attack and stroke in adults.

2011-06-23 15:29:51

A study led by researchers at the Joslin Diabetes Center suggests that adding the amino acid leucine to their diets may help those with pre-diabetes or metabolic syndrome.

Word of the Day
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").