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September 12, 2019Off to Work
If you were like me, you were so prepared for the transition to college that you had checklists, extra supplies, and plans on how to engage in courageous conversations with your roommate(s). If you were like me you had researched the type of food in the dining hall and talked through a meal plan… Read more
September 10, 2019Mental Health
This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1 and was republished with permission. TRIGGER WARNING: This piece contains sensitive content regarding depression and suicide. Unfortunate timing When I was a senior in high school at 17, there was a period I had to live on my own in a Queens, NY… Read more
September 4, 2019CDN News
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The College Diabetes Network (CDN) is pleased to announce that Christina Roth, CEO and Founder, has been recognized as one of Diabetic Living’s 2019 Diabetes Champions. Diabetic Living is a magazine that empowers people living with diabetes to make healthier choices every day… Read more
August 29, 2019Parents, Off to College
Editor's note: Karlyn and Courtney are a mom and daughter combo who together, helped Courtney thrive during her four years on campus. Check out Karlyn's first blog for us about communication with your student while they're away.
August 27, 2019Conference Recaps
A Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) (or now known as Diabetes Care and Education Specialist) is a health care provider that cares for people with diabetes in the totality of the patient. This goes much deeper than just looking at an A1C and changing a basal rate based on numbers. In my eyes, a CDE… Read more