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. Both the news the Center puts out through this site, and the frequent media coverage we get based on our important and exciting findings and the authoritative voices that speak for us.

Would you Benefit from THRIVE?

The Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center launched a 4-month pilot program called THRIVE for people with type 2 diabetes (T2D) who are struggling to meet their A1C goals.

Participating in a Unique Clinical Trial

“I was struggling to figure out my treatment plan,” said Johanna Ohm, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) last year—and she wasn’t sure if the people she was seeing (mainly a Physician Assistant on a college campus where she is an entomologist) were helping.

A Strength-based Art Project Empowers Young Girls at the Berrie Center

And the trophies go to…10, 7 to 11-year-old girls who participated in the inaugural Art Therapy for Girls Group run by Cara Lampron, the Coordinator of the new Therapeutic Arts program at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center.

More Winter Fun For Berrie Center Teens

One of the best reasons to take a winter recess staycation is the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center’s Winter Fun program, an annual event that recently welcomed 18 teenagers with type 1 diabetes (T1D) for a weeklong whirlwind of empowering activities.

Alyssa Kimble, an Elite Skier at 12

In many ways, Alyssa Kimble is a lot like her fellow 7th graders at Highlands Middle School in White Plains, NY. But here are a couple of things that set her apart: She’s a competitive alpine skier who started racing five years ago. And she has type 1 diabetes (T1D).

Berrie Center Teens Connect Through Art

On January 27, 2018, about a dozen enthusiastic teens with type 1 diabetes (T1D) gathered at the Berrie Center for an event called “Berrie Connect for High School Students.” They were given a directive—an art directive—to create a silhouette portrait, exploring their inner and outer selves, with

A Tech Update by Amanda Kirpitch, CDE, MA, RD

Diabetes technology is ever changing making it increasingly simpler for patients to manage their blood sugars. Two areas of huge innovation for people with diabetes are insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors. 2017 was packed with major developments.

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