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2011-05-03 07:00:00

BOSTON, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joslin Diabetes Center, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is launching a landmark Performance Improvement Continuing Medical Education (PI CME) research initiative to establish accuracy and predictive value of current assessment methodologies for CME in order to inform ongoing efforts to improve diabetes care. The research, already partially funded with a grant from Pfizer, will measure the impact of educational and non-educational...

2011-03-31 07:00:00

BOSTON, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Joslin Diabetes Center has appointed John L. Brooks, III, a well-known leader in the life sciences industry, as President and Chief Executive Officer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110331/NE74636 ) "Having seen John in action and worked closely with him, I know he will bring exceptional talents and experience to the role of Joslin chief executive," said Ralph James, interim Chairman of the Board of Trustees. "He has been a very...

2011-03-29 20:15:37

Study of Joslin Medalists shows that some patients are protected against long-term diabetic complications and highlights the role of AGE proteins in vascular damage Over time, diabetes can wreak havoc on the body's eyes, cardiovascular system, kidneys and nerves. A major study by Joslin Diabetes Center researchers, however, has found that some people who have survived diabetes for many decades exhibit remarkably few complications"”a discovery that points toward the presence of...

2010-11-10 17:00:00

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For the more than 23 million people living with diabetes, blood glucose level testing is critical to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Singer/songwriter Nick Jonas has type 1 diabetes and personally checks his blood glucose levels up to 12 times a day with the CONTOUR USB® meter. He is working with Bayer Diabetes Care to remind people with diabetes to learn about the importance of blood glucose testing and what has an impact on...

2010-02-08 10:47:00

BOSTON, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Joslin Professional Education Continuum (JPEC(TM)) is inviting primary care physicians, dentists and oral health professionals to participate and engage in a new world-class professional education and performance improvement platform to explore the interrelationships between diabetes and oral health. The JPEC(TM) mission is to be the premier professional education resource for diabetes and related conditions, and help improve treatment knowledge, skills,...

2009-11-14 06:00:00

BOSTON, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joslin Diabetes Center, the world's preeminent diabetes research and clinical care organization, has completed a major overhaul of its website, to provide more easily accessible information and interactions for patients, researchers, healthcare professionals and the public. "Today we're commemorating World Diabetes Day by re-launching the Joslin.org website," said Michael Sullivan, Senior Vice President for Development and Communications. "The new...

2009-05-18 09:05:00

World's preeminent diabetes center looks to prominent father of child with type 1 diabetes to shine spotlight on the epidemic of the 21st century BOSTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joslin Diabetes Center today announced that it has appointed Boston Celtics star guard Ray Allen to its Board of Trustees. Allen is the father of a child with type 1 diabetes. In June 2008, while the Celtics were in Los Angeles during their exciting run to become NBA champions, Allen's son Walker, 2, was...

2008-08-18 18:00:30

THE streets of Liverpool came alive in an explosion of colour, music and dance for new music video, 'Cilla Black's TV'. Coronation Street actress Nikki Sanderson, who also appears in Heartbeat, was dramatically transformed into a 1960's Cilla for the shoot of pop singer Rob Ellis's debut single. Over 100 dancers and performers, including a marching band and an award winning cheer-leading squad took part in the musical extravaganza to celebrate Liverpool, its inhabitants, culture and...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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