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Joslin Diabetes Center undertakes diabetes research, clinical care, education and health and wellness programs on a global scale. We are dedicated to ensuring that people with diabetes live long, healthy lives, and we offer real progress in preventing and curing diabetes.

Joslin is an independent, nonprofit institution, academically affiliated with Harvard Medical School, and is recognized worldwide for driving innovative solutions in diabetes prevention, research, education, and care. 

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Published online by Joslin for the diabetes community worldwide, Speaking of Diabetes, features Joslin news, insights on diabetes, the latest on diabetes research and stories about people of all ages who live with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes — information sourced from a single team of experts: the doctors, educators and researchers at the Joslin Diabetes Center.


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Joslin Scientists Identify Process that Affects Fat Distribution and Metabolic Syndrome

Building upon their earlier research on the biology of fat metabolism, Joslin scientists discovered that microRNAs play a major role in the distribution and determination of fat cells and whole body metabolism. Read the full story.