As obesity and the incidence of type 2 diabetes grows nationwide, the treatment and prevention of diabetes have become a top public health priority. The Centers for diabetes care at NewYork-Presbyterian take an active role in using innovative treatments and educating the public on how to prevent this lifelong disease. In addition, they address a wide range of metabolic and endocrine disorders, including metabolic bone diseases, such as primary hyperparathyroidism, osteoporosis, transplantation-related bone disease, and Paget's Disease.
The Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center is one of three Diabetes Centers of Excellence in New York State and has been cited by the American Diabetes Association for its quality care. Guided by the motto, "the care until the cure," the Center offers comprehensive multidisciplinary diabetes care, unique family-centered services, an insulin pump program, and education programs. The goal of the Center is to help patients integrate optimal diabetes management into their everyday lives. Because people with diabetes may have to see a range of health specialists, "Total Diabetes Care" at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center includes endocrinologists specializing in adult and childhood diabetes, as well as nurse educators, nutritionists, and exercise physiologists.
The Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center is dedicated to providing the highest-quality care to patients with endocrine and metabolic disorders, advancing endocrinology and diabetes care through research, and preparing the next generation of physicians to become successful clinicians and physician-scientists. The division provides the highest standard of care for patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus. The programs offers a multidisciplinary team approach for diabetes care with comprehensive case management and individualized treatment plans. The team also performs clinical research funded by federal agencies to advance knowledge in clinical medicine. Our faculty are knowledgeable across the range of endocrine and hormonal disorders, including thyroid disorders and cancer, pituitary and adrenal disorders, calcium and bone disease, and male and female hormone imbalances. The Division features The Comprehensive Weight Control Center, which provide a unique form of “weight-centric” patient care to achieve weight loss in complex cases.
The Division of Endocrinology in the Department of Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia consists of a faculty devoted to patient care, teaching, basic and clinical research, and to the practice of all of the subspecialties endocrinology. In addition to the Naomi Berrie Center for Diabetes, the Division also boasts the Toni Stabile Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis, a Neuroendocrine Unit and the Weight Control Center. The Neuroendocrine Unit provides a multidisciplinary evaluation of patients with pituitary and hypothalamic disorders, including prolactinomas, Cushing's disease, acromegaly, nonfunctioning pituitary tumors, hypopituitarism, and other pituitary and hypothalamic disorders. The Weight Control Center assists patients with achieving and maintaining a healthy body weight and addresses the metabolic conditions associated with excess body weight. The endocrinologists at the Center are certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine. Individual and group counseling are also available with the Center’s registered dietitian.