Event Calendar August 23 to Sept. 5

Chinatown, Joslin Diabetes Center, Diabetes outpatient intensive program, Films at the Gate, Cantata Singers, Que Sheng Chinese Music & Opera Group, East meets West, Kite and Cultural Festival Continue reading

Event Calendar July 26 to August 8

MIT Blood Drive, Joslin Diabetes Center, World Hepatitis Day, geological tour, Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association, Sounds of the Garden, Disco Night, Wong Kar-wai, tai chi, TCC Backpack Distribution, Jazz at the Fort, Chinatown Resident Association, The Chinatown Coalition, Boston Chinese Evangelical Church, English class Continue reading

How to understand Asian diabetes risks

Diabetes affects Asians in unique ways. Asians are 2.26 times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than Caucasians, said Greeshma Shetty, staff clinician at the Joslin Diabetes Center and part of the center’s Asian American Diabetes Initiative. Shetty spoke at the State of Asian Women’s Far merits in Massachusetts conference on May 29. Continue reading