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 & Kids: Berrie Center Clinicians Answer Back-to-School Questions

Clearly, Covid-19 is on all of our minds.  In the article below, the Berrie Center’s pediatric endocrinologists answer some of the most pressing questions about returning to school and more. Please understand these answers are based on current knowledge of Covid-19 and children.

Actually, I Can: Berrie Center Patient Morgan Panzirer Shares Her Story

Berrie Center patient Morgan Panzirer, 19, is tired of listening to all the misconceptions about type 1 diabetes (T1D). She wants everyone to know she didn’t get T1D at the age of six by eating too much candy, and the insulin pump she wears is not a 3D sticker!

Diabetes and COVID-19: What You Need to Know

On June 4, the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center presented an informative webinar for people with diabetes and their loved ones about the latest information on staying healthy during the COVID-19 crisis.

COVID-19 & Kids: Berrie Center doctors respond to commonly asked questions

Is my child with type 1 diabetes (T1D) at a higher risk for getting infected with COVID-19? 

No. People with T1D are not immunocompromised. Otherwise healthy children with COVID-19  (including children with T1D) seem to be more mildly affected than adults.