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.

Using Genetic and Genomic Tools to Study Rare Diseases: A Chat with Pediatrician, Geneticist and “Medical Detective”, Dr. Wendy Chung

Recently, the Wall Street Journal profiled Wendy Chung, MD, PhD, the pediatrician and world-renowned geneticist who runs Columbia University’s DISCOVER Program—short for Diagnosis Initiative: Seeking Care and Opportunities with Vision for Exploration and Research. Dr.

Berrie Center Says Goodbye to 2016 “We are Excited for 2017"

What do the numbers say about being one of the largest multi-disciplinary diabetes centers in the world? In 2016, there were 14,000 patient visits to the Berrie Center and 500 screenings of patient-relatives for antibodies indicating risk for type 1 diabetes (T1D).

Dr. Domenico Accili Delivers Dean's Distinguished Lecture in the Clinical Sciences

Congratulations to Domenico Accili, MD, who presented the Dean's Distinguished Lecture in the Clinical Sciences, on the subject of “The New Biology of Diabetes”. Dr.

An Evening of Cabaret & Cocktails And Fundraising for the Berrie Center

Many thanks to the Serota family (Cherie, Daniel and Vivian) for hosting a fun, festive evening of music, food and drink billed as Cabaret & Cocktails—a fundraiser for the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center.  Together, 75 generous attendees raised $65,000 for the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Cente

Mother and Daughter with T1D: “An Extra Pair of Eyes”

For Anna Marie Dobler and her daughter Kathleen Caceres, type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a family affair—so much so that they sit in on each other’s doctors’ appointments at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center where they both are patients.

Berrie Center Patient has a Passion for Rugby

In pursuit of his passion—the contact sport of rugby—Berrie Center patient Mike Weis, 27, has broken an ankle, ribs and even an eye socket. Still, he said, “of all my scary moments on the field, I’ve never had any dangerous blood sugar episodes—they’ve all been limited to broken bones.

Thank You, Jake Payne, 12

To commemorate November, National Diabetes Month, we want to thank Dobbs Ferry middle schooler, Jake Payne, 12, for organizing and implementing a recent fundraiser for the

National Diabetes Month: CUMC Employees with T2D Participate in NIH GRADE Diabetes Trial

For National Diabetes Month, the Berrie Center spotlights a small and committed group of Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) employees who are participating in the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) GRADE Study (Glycemia Reductio

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