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July 2, 2019CDN News, Conference Recaps
The College Diabetes Network has chosen two student leaders from their NextGen Leadership Program to attend the Children with Diabetes Friends for Life Conference. Meet the students here! The Friends for Life Conference Conference in Orlando, Florida from July 16-21, 2019, brings together… Read more
July 2, 2019Conference Recaps
This past June, I attended the ADA Scientific Sessions in San Francisco. As a CDN NextGen Leader, I had the incredible opportunity to connect with a mentor in the diabetes sector: a child psychologist who specializes in pediatric diabetes care. I am a recent graduate of Portland State University… Read more
July 2, 2019Conference Recaps
The opportunity to attend ADA, thanks to CDN’s Nextgen program, was an opportunity of a lifetime. The conference allowed me to make many new connections, including with 5 other young adults who aspire to enter the diabetes healthcare field, my mentor and other innovators in diabetes patient care… Read more
July 1, 2019Exercise
It is no secret that adjusting to college life is a great challenge for many young adults. For me, having both type one diabetes and college athletics incorporated into my daily routine makes some days more difficult than others. Having just wrapped up my first year of school away from home, I have… Read more
June 26, 2019Conference Recaps
Editor's note: Emily was chosen as a CDN NextGen student to attend the ADA Scientific Sessions. Check out what she learned there! I was diagnosed with type one diabetes at the age of 11 on May 5th, 2009. Because we caught it early, my body was still helping me out by making at least some insulin,… Read more
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