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.

Kristin McCabe: Russell Berrie Foundation Fellow

The unexpected results, or the most puzzling findings, are always the most intriguing and exciting.  It means you’re onto something new.

Be an Informed Healthcare Consumer in 2018 Health Insurance Tips from the Berrie Center

At the Berrie Center, we are especially aware that living with and treating diabetes is expensive—and that having good health insurance is essential. Choosing healthcare is a complex decision that requires individual analysis.

Participating in Clinical Trials: Like Father, Like Daughter

“Once the shock of the initial diagnosis wore off, I became interested in the science of it all,” said Brooklyn resident and mother of two, Rachel Johnston, 41, a participant in a unique, JDRF-funded clinical trial of a drug called TUDCA—for people newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D).

Can you Teach a Cell new Tricks?

Can you teach a cell new tricks? The Chicago Tribune features the work of Banting Medal winner Domenico Accili, currently the Russell Berrie Foundation Professor of Diabetes, Chief of the Endocrinology Division and Director of the Diabetes Research Center at Columbia College of Physician

The Berrie Center Welcomes Ophthalmologist Srilaxmi Bearelly

We are delighted to welcome Srilaxmi Bearelly, MD, MHS, to the Berrie Center, where she will join Daniel Casper, MD, PhD, in providing the ophthalmic care that is vital to the well-being of people with diabetes. Dr.

George Stratigopoulos, Phd Wins Best Paper Award

Congratulations to Berrie Center scientist George Stratigopoulos for winning a “Best Paper” prize awarded by the Science Unbound Foundation which states as its mission, “furthering scientific knowledge in the service of health, happiness and quality of life of humankind through scientific researc

The Story of Ryan Finlay: “Diabetes is no Big Deal”

This is a story of one man’s triumph over adversity. Ryan Finlay is a 40-year old New York City police officer with a passion for the martial arts.

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