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There’s news. And then there’s news. The news that comes out of the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center can change lives. For people with diabetes and those who care for them, and about them. So it makes sense to stay on top of all the latest — with both Berrie Center Direct news and In the Headlines, the frequent media coverage we get based on our important and exciting findings and the authoritative voices that speak for us.

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There’s always something going on here at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center. Promising research. Special events. Success stories from our patients and their families. Stop by often to see the latest.

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The 2017 Berrie Center Summer Fun Program

“It’s Wonderful to Watch it Happen”

The Naomi Berrie Center Summer Fun Program was a huge hit for the 20 Berrie Center patients (ages 8 to 12) who had an opportunity to visit Chelsea Piers; be physically challenged at Brooklyn Zoo’s Ninja Warrior Training; groove to the beat of the Blue Man Group; take a ropes course at Alley Pond; and fly through the air at


Spotlight on Caroline Hastings

New Executive Director of Development at the Berrie Center

The clinical side of the Berrie Center is so much more than a doctor’s office. It is a place for families to meet, for children to play, for young adults to take classes and build lasting friendships.


"The New Biology of Diabetes":

Listen to Domenico Accili, MD, Deliver the Banting Lecture

At the American Diabetes Association 77th Scientific Sessions, Domenico Accili, MD, the Russell Berrie Foundation Professor of Diabetes, was awarded the Banting Medal, the Association’s top honor that recognizes long-term contributions to the understanding, treatment and prevention of diabetes.


2017 Salzburg Diabetes Seminars

It was an incredible opportunity for all who participated said Robin Goland, MD, Co-Director of the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center and the J. Merrill Eastman Professor of Clinical Diabetes. Dr.


Berrie Center Co-Director Rudolph Leibel, MD

Named a 2017 Mentor of the Year by CUMC

Congratulations to Berrie Center Co-Director Rudolph Leibel, MD, who was recently recognized by Columbia University Medical Center as a 2017 Mentor of the Year for his outstanding guidance and support of students, fellows and faculty.


June, 2017 e-newsletter

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Dr. Domenico Accili wins the Banting Award

Berrie Center helps drive new policy in NY schools for kids with diabetes

Pancreas Pals: A podcast for Millennials with diabetes

New guidelines for exercising with type 1 diabetes


Berrie Center Families and Clinicians

Help Change Laws Regarding Diabetes Management in Schools

For nearly two decades, New York families of children with diabetes were often met with resistance when attempting to advise their child’s school nurse about insulin dose adjustments during the school day.


Clinical Profile of James Pring:

The Sawdust Scientist

“If Clark Kent decided to retire, you wouldn’t just hire one person to replace him,” said the affable James Pring, who recently joined the staff of the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center to take over some of the responsibilities left behind by recent retiree Patricia Kringas. Pat headed up the type 2 diabetes (T2D) clinical research team at the Berrie Center for 17 years. 


The Berrie Center Hosts

6th Annual New York City Regional Diabetes Research Meeting

The Berrie Center recently hosted the 6th annual New York City Regional Diabetes Research Meeting, which brings together local scientists with common research interests and goals. The purpose of the Meeting is to promote interactions, share information and support new investigators.


Domenico Accili, MD, 'A Scientist’s Scientist'

Wins Banting Medal for Scientific Achievement

Congratulations to Domenico Accili, MD, the recipient of the American Diabetes Association’s 2017 Banting Medal for Scientific Achievement, the Association's highest honor. The Banting Medal recognizes outstanding, long-term contributions to the understanding, treatment or prevention of diabetes.

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