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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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Berrie Center Direct

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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The GRADE Study

Recruitment begins for important new type 2 diabetes study

The Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center is now looking for volunteers to take part in an NIH study to compare the long-term benefits and risks of four widely used diabetes drugs in combination with metformin, the most common first-line medication for treating type 2 diabetes.

On the Run with Stephen England

Athlete Defies the Odds

Since we last left runner Stephen England he has added at least a dozen races—including two, 50-mile ultra-marathons—to his already impressive running resume.

Clinician Profile: Daniel Casper, MD, PhD

An Ophthalmologist and Artist

He took an unusual path to Columbia University’s Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, where he has been the Director of Ophthalmology for the past 12 years. “I have always been a visual person,” said Daniel Casper, MD, PhD, Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Domenico Accili, MD, Wins Steiner Award

for Outstanding Achievement in Diabetes Research

Domenico Accili, MD, Russell Berrie Foundation Professor of Diabetes at Columbia University, is the recipient of the 2013 Donald F. Steiner Award for Outstanding Achievement in Diabetes Research.

Scholarship Application Deadline

For Student Leaders and Scholars With Diabetes

The Diabetes Scholars Foundation Scholarship Program is available to incoming freshmen seeking a higher education at an accredited four-year university, college, technical or trade school. This scholarship recognizes students who are actively involved in the diabetes community, who have high academic performance, who participate in community and/or extra-curricular activities and who have...