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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.

Go To: In The Headlines

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.

Click on the links below to see what’s happening at the Berrie Center.

Research Spotlight: Ana Emiliano, MD

Ana Emiliano, MD lights up when she discusses her favorite part of the brain, the hypothalamus.

“I decided I wanted to become an endocrinologist because I love the hypothalamus,” she said. “It is this tiny little part of the brain that is full of mysteries and is responsible for a lot of our behaviors in response to homeostatic needs.”

Back to School with Diabetes

For parents of children with diabetes, getting ready for a new school year includes a lot more than buying new clothes, backpacks, notebooks, and pencils. It means buying diabetes supplies to keep at school and most importantly, preparing school staff to help your children stay safe at school and at school-sponsored activities. 

Diabetes Scholar Spotlight: Caitlyn Carr

“Diabetes Helped Me Find My Voice”

Best of luck to Berrie Center patient Caitlyn Carr, 18, who heads to Lafayette College in just a few weeks. Caitlyn is a recipient of the 2019 Diabetes Scholars Award for students living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) and she could not be more excited for her journey from Staten Island, New York to Easton, Penn.

Ask the Doctor:

An Insightful Q&A with Dr. Gandica

During a recent program for children with type 1 diabetes (T1D), Berrie Center pediatric endocrinologist, Dr. Rachelle Gandica led a game called “Ask the Doctor.” What follows is an edited transcript of an insightful Q&A filled with everything the kids wanted to know about diabetes and were not afraid to ask. 

Q: How close are we to finding a cure?