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.


Introducing Tori Bender, Outreach Coordinator

She’s a Communications Expert and a Patient at the Berrie Center

The Berrie Center welcomes the talented and uniquely qualified Tori Bender as our new Outreach Coordinator. Tori, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania who earned a Masters Degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, is also an expert on type 1 diabetes; she has had it for 26 years.


Berrie Center Diabetes Conferences on Thursdays 9 AM

Available on iTunes as Audio Podcasts

Every Thursday morning at 9 AM, the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center hosts a Diabetes Conference, a lecture series that combines both research and clinical topics and includes speakers drawn from Columbia University faculty as well as visiting diabetes experts from around the country, and in some cases around the world.


Kelly Walker, RN, CDN, Clinical Profile

A Dietitian Joins the Type 2 Diabetes Clinical Research Team

A funny thing happened to Kelly Walker, a registered dietitian who has had type 1 diabetes (T1D) for 28 years, after her first doctor’s appointment at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center.  She heard about, and then interviewed for a position as a research coordinator on the type 2 diabetes (T2D) clinical research team.


NIH Type 2 Diabetes GRADE Study

Recruitment in Process

The Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center is participating in a national campaign to recruit subjects for the GRADE study, a large NIH-funded, multi-center clinical type 2 diabetes (T2D) study.


Magdalena Bogun, MD

She Loves Medicine and Music

She grew up studying classical piano, mostly Chopin, the great Romantic-era composer from Poland, where Magdalena Bogun was born.


Domenico Accili, MD

Claude Bernard Prize Winner

On September 16, 2014 Dr. Domenico Accili, the Russell Berrie Foundation Professor of Diabetes at Columbia University and the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center and Director of the Columbia University Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Center, received the celebrated Claude Bernard Prize—one of the top international awards given for diabetes research.  Dr....

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