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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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Type 1 Diabetes Skyrockets In Very Young Urban Children

Mary Pat Gallagher, MD, Explains

 A new study published in the current issue of Diabetes Care shows that the incidence of children under 5 years old has increased by 70 per cent over the last two decades. What is of particular concern, according to pediatrician Dr.

Calling All Berrie Center Artists

The Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center is seeking “diabetes art” to display in the lobby of the Berrie Science Pavilion lobby in a fall 2013 exhibit. Calling all patients ages 13-22 - including amateur and professional artists - to express life with diabetes through art! The submission deadline is February 28.

Could a FAT transplant combat obesity and prevent diabetes?

The Daily Mail reports on brown fat. The theory is that there are two types of fat in the body - white and brown. White is 'bad' fat, whereas brown helps weight loss by generating heat. This boosts metabolism, helps control blood sugar and burns white fat. Transplanting brown fat into body can aid weight loss and prevent diabetes.

Initiating Type I Diabetes: New Suspects in the Lineup

Remi J. Creusot, PhD

Several physiological and pathological events taking place postnatally in or around the pancreatic islets of Langerhans have been implicated in the initiation of type 1 diabetes. A new study highlights the contribution of neutrophils and how they, together with B1a cells and plasmacytoid dendritic cells (pDCs), may start the autoimmune process