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September 14, 2022Chapters, Partners
My name is Kendra Bass. I’m currently enrolled at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and plan to graduate May 2023! I am a Biology/Pre-Med major with a minor in nutrition. I live out my dog mom life with my chocolate lab named Jasmine. I love to dance: I am currently learning ballroom dancing and I… Read more
September 6, 2022Chapters, Technology
Editor's Note: CDN chapters, get inspired for hosting your own events this semester! Learn about Kylie's experience putting together her first event, from start to finish, and how the CDN team can help turn your vision into a reality. This spring, the MIT CDN chapter decided to plan and run a… Read more
August 29, 2022Conference Recaps
Each year, CDN selects a group of young adult leaders as part of our NextGen program to attend conferences to network, represent CDN, and learn about the latest research and innovations in diabetes. This year, we had 8 NextGen Fellows attend the 2022 ADCES Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland… Read more
August 22, 2022NextGen, Alumni
Editor's Note: Our 2021 NextGen Fellows interviewed some of our CDN alumni. We will be featuring these interviews each month in 2022! Kimberly Sauers was a former CDN NextGen fellow and is currently on the track to become a nurse practitioner. She was diagnosed at age 12 when she began… Read more
August 16, 2022High School, Off to College, Accommodations
Editor's note: This is the second in an ongoing series of posts by Oliver Shane, who is a high school student with type 1 diabetes. Hello everyone, I’m finally a sophomore at William T. Dwyer High School. While technically still a high schooler, I’m also a college student at Palm Beach State… Read more
July 26, 2022NextGen, Alumni
Editor's Note: Our 2021 NextGen Fellows interviewed some of our CDN alumni. We will be featuring these interviews each month in 2022! I had the wonderful opportunity to interview Charlotte Pillow who graduated from CDN’s NextGen program in 2019. Charlotte was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age… Read more
June 28, 2022NextGen, Alumni
Editor's Note: Our 2021 NextGen Fellows interviewed some of our CDN alumni. We will be featuring these interviews each month in 2022! Ally Lupu: Tell me about yourself! Krysta Walter: I was diagnosed with type one diabetes when I was 10 years old, I’m 27 now, so it’s been almost two decades. My… Read more
June 27, 2022High School, Exercise
Editor's note: This is the first in an ongoing series of posts by Oliver Shane, who is a high school student with type 1 diabetes. Welcome to The Poetic Diabetic! I’ve been working hard on studying for finals. Now that they’re all over with, I have plenty of time to work on these blogs! Another… Read more