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November 9, 2018College Diabetes Week
Editor's note: this blog was orignally posted on our friend Molly's blog, Hugging the Cactus. Check it out here! . . .  This blog post is a response to a prompt provided by my friends at the College Diabetes Network, who are celebrating College Diabetes Week from November 12-16. Even though I’m… Read more
November 2, 2018Advocacy and Student Rights
I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2011 at age 12. After going to a doctor’s appointment where I was promised there would be no shots, I was ironically rushed to the hospital for a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes and shots for the rest of my life. Since then, I have had many ups and downs, but I… Read more
November 1, 2018
Most people who walk into my kitchen always do a double take when they see the container of laundry detergent sitting on my kitchen countertop. Usually, a statement along the lines of “I hope you don’t use laundry detergent in your cooking” follows, which makes me chuckle! The container of laundry… Read more
October 24, 2018
Andrew Vilcinskas, University Of Connecticut, Class Of 2020 Editors’ Note: Xeris Pharmaceuticals is a CDN Corporate Member. Through this connection, one of our CDN students, Andrew, was given the opportunity to interview Xeris' Chief Executive Officer, Paul Edick. He wrote this blog about their… Read more
October 8, 2018Advocacy and Student Rights
CDN STUDENT ADVICE COLUMNISTS 2018-2019 Editor's note: A warm welcome to our new Student Advice Columnists for the 2018-2019 school year! They'll be answering your anonymous questions about everything T1D and young adulthood. Ask your question here! Q: What’s your best advice for finding a… Read more
September 24, 2018Advocacy and Student Rights
KAMERAN ULFERTS, UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-KEARNEY '18 My experience with the disability services office at the university I attend, the University of Nebraska-Kearney, started out with a unique narrative. When I arrived to college as a freshman I had been living with diabetes for about five to six… Read more
September 24, 2018CDN News
ABBEY GILL, ROWAN UNIVERSITY, BRANDON YUNKER, EASTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY, MARA SPECTOR, STEVENSON UNIVERSITY Meet our 2018-2019 CDN Student Advice Columnists! they are here to answer your anonymous questions about all things T1D. Submit your questions here, and they may be answered in an upcoming… Read more
September 18, 2018
In the summer before my first year, I was informed that I had been assigned to the residence that I had placed dead last on my ranking. I had given it that position because it is the only off-campus residence, a 15-minute wall away in the heart of busy downtown. My late night walks home would… Read more