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Diabetes

The Bionic Pancreas. (Photo courtesy: Boston University)

‘Bionic Pancreas’ For Diabetics Developed At MGH, BU Makes Progress

Scientists have made big progress on a “bionic pancreas” to free some people with diabetes from the daily ordeal of managing their disease.

06/16/2014

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Otis Woman Cycles To Raise Money For Diabetes In Honor Of Her Sister

Wendy Lampro has biked thousands of miles in 100-degree heat, sub-freezing weather and days following a serious operation — all in memory of her sister who died a decade ago this month.

11/30/2013

WBZ TV'S YADIRES NOVA-SALCEDO & DR. ENRIQUE CABALLERO 2

Ritmos de Salud – Healthy Rhythms

September 7, 2013 On Thursday September 26th, the Joslin Diabetes Center’s Latino Diabetes Initiative is having a very special event called “Ritmos de Salud” (Healthy Rhythms). Its goal is to increase awareness about the impact […]

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Innovative Ways To Manage Your Diabetes

Educators, physicians and patient advocates at Joslin Diabetes Center are using social media and smartphone apps to help people eat and live healthier and have fun at the same time.

11/16/2012

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New Insulin Delivery Devices

Patients with diabetes now have a variety of methods from which to choose in order to deliver the insulin they need to manage their disease.

11/16/2012

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When To Consider Weight Loss Surgery

Studies have confirmed that weight loss surgery can have a huge impact on diabetes. Research shows those who had surgery, experienced a 92 percent lower death rate from diabetes.

11/16/2012

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Staying Smart About Drinking During The Holidays

’Tis the season for holiday cheer, and that often means enjoying alcoholic beverages. Alcohol consumption should always be discussed with your doctor, especially if you have diabetes.

11/16/2012

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The Key To A Healthy Diet During The Holidays

Eating right during the holidays can be tough for anyone, but people with diabetes face particular challenges because diet can have an immediate effect on their health.

11/16/2012

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Managing Diabetes During Pregnancy: What You Should Know

Pregnant moms want healthy babies. That should go without saying. But when it comes to either preexisting diabetes or gestational diabetes, mothers-to-be need to focus on their own health to protect the health of their unborn child.

11/16/2012

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Aging Well With Diabetes

Managing diabetes is hard at any age, but for older adults, it can be overwhelming. Older adults often have other health conditions that can make taking care of their diabetes even more difficult.

11/16/2012

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