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.

Go To: In The Headlines

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.


Mark Your Calendars:

2017 Diabetes Research Panel on April 24

This year’s Berrie Center Diabetes Research Panel (from 6 pm to 8 pm at the University Club in NYC on Monday, April 24) will focus entirely on advancements and breakthroughs in type 1 diabetes (T1D).


New Initiative Explores Obesity-Brain Connection

With Support from Russell Berrie Foundation

The Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center at Columbia University Medical Center has launched an initiative to study the relationship between the brain and metabolic disorders such as obesity and diabetes. 


National Nutrition Month:

An Interview with Courtney Sahn, RD, CDE

To commemorate National Nutrition Month, March, we interviewed Courtney Sahn, (one of the Berrie Center’s five certified dietitians/diabetes educators) about her chosen vocation.


Pushkin the Therapy Pup:

“He Brightens Everybody’s Day”

There’s a new intern at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center. Endocrinology isn’t exactly his specialty, but he’s a pro at making people feel better.


Department of Ophthalmology Profiles Berrie Center’s Dan Casper

“Ophthalmology is one of those fields that can encompass all of medicine,” said the Berrie Center’s Dan Casper, in a new video interview published online by the Department of Ophthalmology at Columbia University Medical Center. “There are many effects that can be seen on the eye from systemic diseases, like diabetes, hypertension, rheumatologic conditions like lupus.


Winter Fun for Berrie Center Teens

The Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center recently welcomed 15 teenagers with type 1 diabetes (T1D) to the annual winter program, a whirlwind of fun and empowering activities that this year included an afternoon at The Ailey School with teaching artists from the Ailey Arts in Education & Community Programs, where the teens learned dance from some of the best modern dancers...


The Transition Program at The Berrie Center:

“To Empower Patients into Adulthood”

When does a pediatric patient with diabetes transition to the adult diabetes care team? That is a question usually answered by the pediatrician together with patients and families.

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