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.

Covid-19 Booster Update: Not For People With Diabetes

Boosters are only recommended now for organ transplant patients or those on cancer chemotherapy, not for people with diabetes. People with diabetes are not immunocompromised. 

If you are eligible and have not received a Covid-19 vaccine, please do get vaccinated immediately.

(Virtual) Summer Fun Prevails at the Berrie Center

There was no stopping Summer Fun at the Berrie Center. The dynamic duo of art therapist Cara Lampron and pediatric coordinator Kindra Matthews worked their magic once again to make a week on Zoom feel like everyone was together in the same room. 

Diabetes Tech Hacks Berrie Center Educators Share Top Tips

Consider this article to be an insider’s guide to diabetes technology. Our diabetes educators have compiled a “must know” list of tips about apps, pumps and sensors.

Summertime with Diabetes Cool Rules from Emily Casciano, RD, CDE

Diabetes should not hold you back from doing whatever it is you want to do. You just need to be prepared before you do it.  Start by having a conversation your endocrinologist or your certified diabetes educator (CDE) so you can create a personalized care plan.

Teens Virtually "Sip" and Paint

A special “sip and paint” night allowed a group of Berrie Center teens to virtually connect and destress. While sipping ice water and other sugar-free refreshments, the teens enjoyed painting with art therapist Cara Lampron on Zoom. The theme of the project was mountainscapes.