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.

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.

Survive and Thrive Boot Camp at Camp Nejeda

Berrie Center Co-Director Robin Goland, MD recently returned from a visit to the woods of Stillwater, New Jersey at Camp Nejeda, where summer camp and other programs for children with type 1 diabetes (T1D) and their families have been in session since 1958. Dr. Goland, the J.

Anthony Acciani, 16: Swimming with Diabetes

“I naturally gravitated towards swimming,” said 16-year-old Anthony Acciani, a patient at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, who started competing when he was 8-years-old.

The SENCE Trial for Kids Under 8

“Before, it was all about a guessing game, but not anymore,” said Monique Coleman, mom to 7-year-old Bria Curtis, a Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center clinical trial patient who has been wearing a Dexcom G5 Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) for the last six months, as part of the trial funded by t

May, e-newsletter

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This Year's Diabetes Research Panel Highlights Collaborations Both Inside and Outside Columbia

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Berrie Center Kids Connect with Slime: A Sensory Therapeutic Experience

One part water, one part glue, one part liquid starch, add a little food coloring and presto, you have just created super gooey slime—a substance that is both icky and sticky yet fun and familiar especially if you’re a child. 

A Toy Story

Thank you to Jenna Fox, 13, Cara Curtin, 14 and Gianna Eglauf, 13 who recently came to the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center bearing bags and bags of puzzles, bug catchers, Playdoh and lots of other goodies.