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September 16, 2018Off to College, Advocacy and Student Rights
By now, most everyone is aware of the advantages of diabetic alert dogs (DAD). Pre-symptomatic alerts on high and low blood sugars alleviate worry about the rollercoaster ride that is blood glucose levels and nighttime lows are less of a concern. I don’t need to tell you about the security or… Read more
September 12, 2018
Renee Wehring - Alumni Spotlight I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when I was eleven years old. At that age I had no idea what I wanted to be when I grew up. The first years of living with diabetes I was in denial. I neglected testing my glucose and I ate whatever I wanted. When I would visit… Read more
September 11, 2018Campus Health, Advocacy and Student Rights
"If you don't take this exam, you'll get a zero on it and your final exam will be worth double, which is nearly half of your grade." Not exactly the words any college kid wants to hear from their professor, especially when the student is having an insulin pump malfunction. That's exactly the… Read more
September 6, 2018Exercise, Health
ELIZABETH CONSIDINE, GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY '20 Exercise and sports are my favorite way to get outside of my comfort zone. With type 1 diabetes (T1D), there are more challenges than just the number of miles or the target pace. Participating in high school sports and now in triathlon at the… Read more
August 24, 2018
CDN STUDENTS   We at CDN believe when preparing for college, nothing is as valuable as advice from students who have already been there and experienced it. We’ve compiled this list of current and former students' number one tips for doing the diabetes thing in college. Don't forget to pack a… Read more
August 24, 2018CDN News
August 24, 2018 (Boston, MA): The College Diabetes Network (CDN) is proud to announce that their CEO and Founder, Christina Roth, was recognized as one of the Boston Business Journal’s 40 under 40. This award is presented to young executives on the rise, entrepreneurs and innovators who are truly… Read more
August 22, 2018Conference Recaps
If you had told me two years ago that I would one day want my career to be focused around improving the lives of those living with diabetes, I would have shaken my head in firm disbelief.  Prior to college, I would have never gone out of my way to befriend other people with diabetes, let alone… Read more
August 7, 2018Off to Work
CAMERON QUARLES, TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY The College Diabetes Network provides many great resources, one of them being the Off to Work Guide for recent graduates and people entering the workforce. It has many helpful tips to prepare you for interviews, workplace settings, and emergencies. I had my… Read more