Could the next thing you read here change your life?

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.

Harvey Schneier:

Profile of a Berrie Center Physician Volunteer

By the time Harvey Schneier, MD, retired in January of 2013, he already had a good idea of what he wanted to do with some of his time. “I didn’t have a hobby that I wanted to devote 40 hours a week to,” said Dr. Schneier, 72, who practiced general internal medicine with a focus on diabetes at the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center for 20 years.

The Eastman Fundraising Challenge

"To Serve Patients While Leading the Search for a Cure"

Now is the perfect time to pledge or renew your support for the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, because John L. Eastman, co-chair of the Diabetes Advisory Committee, and his wife Jodie, have just made a major commitment to the Berrie Center fundraising campaign.


Emerging Leaders Inaugural Fundraiser June 18

Bring your friends, family, and your inner artist to PaintNite, a fundraiser for the Berrie Center to be held on June 18 from 7:30 to 9:30 PM at the ...

New Study for Patients with Recent Onset Type 1 Diabetes

To Test Drug that Could Preserve Beta Cells

The Berrie Center is recruiting patients with recent onset type 1 diabetes (T1D) to participate in a multi-center study to test whether an experimental treatment can help preserve insulin secretion. In collaboration with colleagues at diabetes centers around the country, principal investigator Dr.

In the News:

Co-Directors Drs. Robin Goland and Rudy Leibel

Whenever you see a story in the news about diabetes, the doctors and scientists at the Berrie Center are often featured or quoted. We wanted to share three such stories with you this month, in case you haven’t already read them.

Emily Casciano, RD, CDE:

“You Can Really Make A Difference”

Emily Casciano has found her niche as a registered dietician and diabetes educator at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center. Enthusiastic and energetic, Emily, who has been at the Berrie Center for less than a year, is the newest member of the pediatric team, where she feels right at home. “The team is fantastic,” she says.

Diabetes Alert Day:

Important Information about Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

March 25, 2014 was Diabetes Alert Day, an important day for the estimated 79 million people (one in three American adults) who have pre-diabetes.