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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 — with both Berrie Center Direct news and In the Headlines, the frequent media coverage we get based on our important and exciting findings and the authoritative voices that speak for us.

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There’s always something going on here at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center. Promising research. Special events. Success stories from our patients and their families. Stop by often to see the latest.

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How Closed Loop Systems Are Changing the Game For People with T1D

It was arguably the most significant technology to hit the type 1 diabetes (T1D) management market in 2017—a combined insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring system where an algorithm allows the pump to communicate with the sensor and regulate basal insulin automatically. The first of many companies expected to introduce “closed loop systems” is Medtronic with its MiniMed 670G.

Alyssa Kimble, an Elite Skier at 12

In many ways, Alyssa Kimble is a lot like her fellow 7th graders at Highlands Middle School in White Plains, NY. But here are a couple of things that set her apart: She’s a competitive alpine skier who started racing five years ago. And she has type 1 diabetes (T1D).

What Drives Food Intake?

New Research Program Targets the Brain’s Role in Obesity

The following story was written by Beth Hanson for "Connections", a quarterly newsletter published jointly by the Departments of Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University Medical Center.  

Berrie Center Teens Connect Through Art

On January 27, 2018, about a dozen enthusiastic teens with type 1 diabetes (T1D) gathered at the Berrie Center for an event called “Berrie Connect for High School Students.” They were given a directive—an art directive—to create a silhouette portrait, exploring their inner and outer selves, with a focus on what it’s like being a teen living with T1D.

A Tech Update by Amanda Kirpitch, CDE, MA, RD

Diabetes technology is ever changing making it increasingly simpler for patients to manage their blood sugars. Two areas of huge innovation for people with diabetes are insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors. 2017 was packed with major developments.

Profile of a PhD Candidate

She was 19, a sophomore at New York University and looking for meaningful summer work when she answered an ad for a position at a camp for kids with type 1 diabetes (T1D).

Magdalena Bogun MD Participates in

Panel Discussion at Polish Consulate

“My advice essentially is to take every opportunity that is presented to you, because you never know where it might lead,” said Berrie Center endocrinologist Magdalena Bogun, MD, who recently participated in a networking event and panel discussion sponsored by the Republic of Poland Consulate General in New York City.

The Year in Review

Happy New Year to friends and families of the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, and thank you to all whose support helped make last year one of significant clinical innovation, multiple awards and promising breakthroughs in our labs. As we look forward to the future, did you know that in 2017 the Berrie Center

The Berrie Center hosts a Preceptorial in Diabetes

Last month the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center hosted a “Preceptorial in Diabetes”, sponsored by the Endocrine Fellows Foundation, (EFF) which offered 5 fellows from around the country a front row view of the vigorous research and quality clinical programs at the Berrie Center. “It was a full week of opportunity for the fellows to experience the richness of what we do here,” said Dr.

Top 10 Tips to Get Through the Holidays

By Will Berkley

Will Berkley is a patient at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center and a Freshman at the Brunswick School in Greenwich, CT.

Let’s face it.  When you think of the holidays, you think of food: all of the meals, parties, and sweets. Here are ten tips that will help you get through this season with better blood sugars.