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May 20, 2019CDN News
In August of 2017, I had the privilege of attending the annual AADE conference through CDN’s NextGen leadership program. At this point, I had just graduated from the University of Michigan and was working on a social research project at the university. While I loved my job, I knew that I wanted to… Read more
May 20, 2019CDN News, Conference Recaps
Sarah Twomey The College Diabetes Network (857) 415-3733 sarah@collegediabetesnetwork.org The College Diabetes Network has chosen six students for their NextGen Leadership Program to attend the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Scientific Sessions Conference to represent the College Diabetes… Read more
May 13, 2019CDN News, Chapters
CDN Chapters are doing amazing things every day and we want to recognize the passion, creativity, and dedication we see through our Chapters, leaders, and student members. Our Chapter Spotlight Initiative celebrates these people and the awesome things they do! Want to nominate your Chapter? Fill… Read more
May 9, 2019Conference Recaps, CDN News
A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend College Diabetes Network’s Leadership Summit in Boston, MA with 11 other college students and young adults from across the country. As a graduating senior I was looking forward to sharing my college experiences with peers, industry leaders, and CDN… Read more
May 6, 2019Advocacy and Student Rights, Campus Administration
Editor's note: Ryan attended the CDN NextGen Leadership Summit in early April and tells us about his experiences during the weekend and his positive experience with his school's Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities (RCPD) office. When I was diagnosed with T1D  late in my high school… Read more
April 29, 2019CDN News
When I walked into the CDN office on my first day of work, I was nervous beyond words. This was my first job out of college, and as excited I was to start my career and work with CDN, it was a whole new world for me. To top it all off, after only being in the office for a few hours, my Omnipod made… Read more
April 22, 2019Study Abroad
Editor's note: Read Caroline's first blog about studying abroad in Copenhagen here! Something everyone who is studying abroad has to prepare themselves for is temporarily uprooting themselves from the comfort and community of their home campuses. I know for me it was hard because as I entered the… Read more
April 18, 2019Chapters
Coming to college in August after having only being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) a year prior was frightening, and I felt a sense of being alone. I longed for a sense of togetherness and to know that no, I am not alone. I resonated with CDN’s motto “on your own, but not alone,” and decided… Read more