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.

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.

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.