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.
The Omnipod 5 is now available for current Omnipod users ages 6 and older. If you are a current Omnipod user and would like to initiate the upgrade process, this step-by-step guide will help you do that. Follow these steps to see if you are eligible for the new system:
The Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center at Columbia University has received a $20 million gift from Mike and Maria Repole and The Nonna’s Garden Foundation, which was established in 2006 in honor of Mike’s Nonna (“nonna” means grandmother in Italian).
Feeling alone and tired of diabetes? Need an outlet to express yourself? You can explore the relationship between mind and body in a session with art therapist Cara Lampron, MPS, LCAT-lp, who heads up the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center’s art therapy program.
It is highly likely that the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine will be available in the coming weeks for children ages 5-11 years. The Berrie Center recommendsall patients in this age group receive the vaccine. This will not only protect the child but also reduce the spread of Covid-19 to others.
There is a new face on the Type 1 clinical research team at the Berrie Center: research nurse Jamie Hyatt. She comes to the Berrie Center from the International Diabetes Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota with a wealth of knowledge about diabetes research and diabetes technology.