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June 21, 2019CDN News, Conference Recaps
Meet our NextGen students who will be attending the 2019 AADE Meeting! CDN’s NextGen Leadership Program is designed to provide a pathway for young adults to feel empowered to become the future of diabetes leaders in our society and represent the young adult voice in the sector. While attending… Read more
June 20, 2019Off to College
As a freshman going through my first few weeks at Colgate two years ago, I was nervous and didn’t know what to expect from my college experience. The stressors of making friends, finding all my buildings and classrooms, and auditioning for my a cappella group were already overwhelming. But as any… Read more
June 13, 2019Off to College, Parents
      Kendall is going to college! We caught up with Kendall and Curtis about Kendall's senior year and how they're preparing for Kendall to head off to college in the fall.            
June 5, 2019Conference Recaps, Advocacy and Student Rights
    How does my voice count? I’m one person out of everyone in America. There’s no way my voice will be heard. Lies. This was my mindset before attending The Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition (DPAC) Training Meeting a few weeks ago. I quickly learned during this time that I had the… Read more
May 29, 2019Chapters
Editor's note: this article origiunally appeared as an editorial in ADA's Diabetes Spectrum Journal. For some time now, “Get involved with diabetes community” has been on my to-do list. I am a physician with type 1 diabetes, but I’m not an endocrinologist; rather, I’m a pediatric hospitalist. At… Read more
May 22, 2019Parents, Off to Work, Off to College, Conference Recaps
As my daughter, Courtney, prepares to graduate from college this week, I have been reflecting upon the past four years wondering how we made it through college with our daughter having type 1 diabetes. I’ve thought of the support, and the travel and the connections she has made and they all led me… Read more