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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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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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Rebecca Haeusler, PhD

April Diabetes Research Panelist

At 35, Rebecca Haeusler, PhD, is one of the youngest scientists at the Naomi Berrie Center to have her own laboratory. Her niche, or special area of study, is the link between cardiovascular disease (heart disease and stroke) and diabetes.

A New T1D Research Opportunity

Explores Severe Hypoglycemia in Older Adults

Do episodes of severe hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) occur more commonly in all older adults who have had type 1 diabetes (T1D) for many years? Finding answers to that question, as well as ways to prevent hypoglycemia in older adults with T1D, is the purpose of a new, national research study now being conducted at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center.

Lena Collado-Gomez:

Making the Office Run Smoothly

Most people know her as Lena, the upbeat and über-competent office manager, one of the first of the friendly faces that you see at the front desk of the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center. Her full name is Rafalina Collado-Gomez—she was named for her father Rafael and ended up marrying a man named Rafael, whose father was also a Rafael—but she is a one-of-a-kind.

“She Personifies Patience”

Ericka Arrecis, RD, CDE, Berrie Center Diabetes Educator

Her co-workers admire her sincere and gentle manner, the calming effect she has on immigrants with newly diagnosed diabetes, her understanding of children with type 1 diabetes.

New Type 1 Diabetes Study at the Berrie Center:

Drug Trial for Overweight Teens with T1D

A study of an oral medication at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center will bring much needed new information to help treat the effects of a problem that clinicians caring for people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) are increasingly recognizing. Patients with T1D, particularly teenagers, are becoming overweight or obese and this can be a big problem for diabetes management.