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.
A new mouse model that incorporates three key elements contributing to anorexia—genetics, stress, and dieting—may reveal new ways to treat the disorder. The Newsroom at Columbia University Medical Center wrote the story.
Human cells are considered diploid because they inherit two sets of chromosomes, 23 from the mother and 23 from the father. Reproductive egg and sperm cells are known as haploid because they contain a single set of chromosomes. They cannot divide to make more eggs and sperm.
Consider the case of Kimberly Ross, clever Berrie Center patient diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 11. Hers is an inspiring story about, a good idea, an entrepreneurial spirit, and an unusual work ethic.
Being a teenager is hard. Being a teenager with type 1 diabetes (T1D) is even harder. The Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center recognizes that and through the support of our generous donors held a three-day program for local teens with T1D.
For most people, the onset of type 1 diabetes seems to occur suddenly, often resulting in a trip to the emergency room with life-threatening complications such as diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). The Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center is a member of TrialNet, a worldwide leader in type 1 diabetes prevent