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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.

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

Preteens find peer support at the Berrie Center

For a group of 12 preteens, a visit to the Berrie Center on March 31 was more about games and pizza than A1cs and exams. Led by child life specialist Kelli Ferguson and social worker Diana Cory, the Berrie Connect preteen event was an opportunity for 8-12 year olds to socialize and talk openly about life with type 1 diabetes (T1D).

Students Tour Berrie Center Research Labs

And Learn What Motivates Dr. Rudy Leibel

For a group of local high-schoolers with type 1 diabetes (T1D), a private tour of the Berrie Center diabetes research labs led by Rudy Leibel, MD, Christopher J. Murphy Professor of Diabetes Research and Co-Director of the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center was an opportunity to learn about diabetes research and about the man leading the charge to find a cure at the Berrie Center.  

Teens with T1D Connect at the Berrie Center

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.

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.