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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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Austrian Medical Student Interns at Berrie Center

“It’s been awesome,” said medical student Antonia Kietaibl, 24, about her month-long internship at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center. Antonia who is in her 5th-year (out of 6) at the Medical University of Vienna, had a chance to shadow the Berrie Center’s endocrinologists, which she hopes to become one day.


Berrie Center Patient Wins

Diabetes-Related College Scholarships

Congratulations Berrie Center patient and National Merit Scholar Ken Stier, 18, who won two additional diabetes-related scholarships and will be attending Yale University in the fall. Ken, who is also a celiac patient, earned an award from the Diabetes Scholars Foundation called the Lilly Diabetes Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarship.


The WISDM Trial for Adults with T1D 60 and Over

“It’s been just great,” said Jim Lurie, a New York City attorney and a patient at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, about his participation in the WISDM (Wireless innovation for Seniors with Diabetes Mellitus) clinical trial. As part of the study, Jim, 66, is wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) for the first time since he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) two years ago.


July e-newsletter

Click here to read our featured stories:

The 2018 Annual Summer Fun Program: Above and Beyond

Study Finds ATG Preserves Insulin Production in People with Newly Diagnosed T1D

Anthony Acciani, 16: Swimming with Diabetes

The SENCE Trial for Kids under 8


The 2018 Annual Summer Fun Program

Above and Beyond

The Berrie Center Summer Fun Program was a fun-filled, jam-packed week of events that started with a trip to Rockin’ Jump, the ultimate in indoor trampoline parks; Tuesday featured a one-of-a-kind private cooking demonstration at the renowned restaurant, Modern, at the Museum of Modern Art; By Wednesday, the 20, 8-to-12-year-old participants were making pesto with ingredients handpicked from...


Study Finds ATG Preserves Insulin Production

In People with Newly Diagnosed T1D

“This is an interesting and very promising study,” said Berrie Center Co-Director Robin Goland, the J. Merrill Eastman Professor of Clinical Diabetes, about a new TrialNet research study that shows low-dose thymoglobulin (ATG) slows insulin loss in people newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D).


Thank You, Dr. Gandica

Happy 40th Birthday and many thanks to Rachelle Gandica, MD, who marked the day by asking friends and family to make a donation to the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, where she has been a beloved pediatric endocrinologist since 2011.  “I couldn’t think of a better way to honor my birthday,” said Dr. Gandica, who loves her work.

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