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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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New Type 1 Diabetes Staging Classification

Opens Door for Research InterventIons

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 prevention research and one of the prominent organizations working to change that scenario.

A CNN Correspondent and Berrie Center Patient Produces “Raw Ingredients"

A 4-Part Series on Where Our Food Comes From

As a child, Cristina Alesci loved to cook with her grandmother Lidia, a native of Rome who spent decades shopping the open-air markets of the Eternal City.  She taught Cristina the value of home cooking with fresh ingredients at an early age.

“You could say I was a foodie long before there were foodies,” Cristina recalled recently.

In the Diabetes News:

American Girl Introduces Diabetes Supply Kits for its Dolls

If you have a little girl with diabetes (or if you have diabetes and a little girl) you may have already heard the exciting news: In what is being recognized as a giant step forward for diabetes education and awareness, the American Girl company just released a diabetes supply kit for its popular dolls.

Exercising with Type 1 Diabetes:

A Q&A with Amanda Kirpitch, CDE, CSSD

If you’re interested in learning more about managing exercise with diabetes (whether you’re beginning a new activity or contemplating your next half-marathon) consider a visit with diabetes educator Amanda Kirpitch.

The Secret Life of Free Raptor to Prevent Fatty Liver

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is now the most common chronic liver disease, and the fastest-growing reason for liver transplantation.  It is estimated that more than half of patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) have NAFLD, and even patients with type 1 diabetes have higher risk of developing fatty liver than people without diabetes.

The Salzburg Diabetes Seminar:

Berrie Center Faculty Teach Colleagues from Around the World

Where in the world were Drs. Robin Goland, Lauren Golden and Utpal Pajvani the week before Christmas? The three traveled to Austria to lead a week-long Diabetes Seminar for young physicians who are the rising academic leaders in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and in other countries in transition. Dr.