Joslin Diabetes Center


24 Hours

1 Joslin Place

617 309 2400

Joslin Diabetes Center, founded in 1898, is the global leader in diabetes research, care and education as well as the world's largest diabetes research center. Joslin scientists are at the forefront of  discovery aimed at preventing and curing diabetes and its complications. Joslin Clinic provides medical care, diabetes education, and nutrition and exercise counseling. Specialties include pediatrics, ophthalmology, mental health, nephrology and adult diabetes services. The institution attracted $11 million in NIH research in 2017, employs over 600 scientists, physicians, nurses and other personnel, and cares for over 23,000 distinct adult and pediatric patients annually.  Joslin scientists have discovered that the  trillions of bacteria in your digestive system play a major role in your metabolism and are linked to your risks of type 2 diabetes, obesity and the related conditions of the global health epidemic metabolic syndrome.

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