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.
To commemorate National Diabetes Awareness Month (which is every November) the Berrie Center asked an expert on the topic what living with type 1 diabetes is really like. Here is what he wrote—including what he calls, his “top 10 tips to beat the betes.”
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.
“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? 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