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November 13, 2018CDN News
Hey Everyone! My name is Emily, and I am thrilled to be joining The College Diabetes Network (CDN) as the newest Program Assistant! I will be working primarily with the Midwest chapters, Campus Programs, and the CDN Ambassador Program! I was diagnosed with T1D at age 11 and have been heavily… Read more
November 9, 2018College Diabetes Week
Editor's note: this blog was originally published on our friend Molly's blog, Hugging the Cactus. Check it out! . . .  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 no… Read more
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, 2018Conference Recaps
Brooke Hollan, Florida Gulf Coast CDN Chapter   Every year, Friends for Life just gets better and better. The connections and relationships that are formed every year will last for a lifetime. I am so thankful and grateful for the College Diabetes Network for bringing me to FFL with them this year… 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 2, 2018Conference Recaps, Advocacy and Student Rights
Editor's Note: Thanks to support from Insulet, makers of the Omnipod, CDN is able to provide our Political Advocacy Guide to all who want to make an impact!     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… 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 28, 2018
*Without Connected in Motion, my opportunity to meet someone as inspiring as Carey never would have taken place. June 9th 2018: I was driving around Chataqua parking lot looking for a spot in between phone calls with a woman I had never met before. Both of us were excited to be apart of Connected… Read more