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November 17, 2021Advocacy and Student Rights, Technology
Recently, I had the opportunity to interview George Huntley, CEO of the Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition (DPAC) and Diabetes Leadership Council (DLC). I asked him about current diabetes-related legislation and policy, and I learned more about DPAC’s vision for the future as well as their efforts… Read more
November 17, 2021Technology
When I was first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, one of my first questions was, “How soon can I get on a pump?” A short 30 days later I switched from multiple daily injections (MDI) to a pump and my life, that had just changed became so much easier. Before Omnipod, I was using a traditional tubed… Read more
November 9, 2021Off to College, Technology
My name is Bailey Cox, and I am a junior at Clemson University in South Carolina. I am a marketing major with an economics minor, and I am the co-president and founder of Clemson’s current College Diabetes Network Chapter. I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age ten and started using the Dexcom… Read more
October 7, 2021CDN News
My name is Mary Jane Roche and I am excited to join the CDN team as the new program coordinator! I earned my degree in Psychology from the University of New Hampshire, as well as my M.S. in Health and Wellness Management from Merrimack College. I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 21 during… Read more
September 16, 2021Off to College, Partying
College holds many new experiences for students, including socializing, partying, and for some, alcohol. These new experiences may hold challenges for students with T1D since alcohol can cause hypoglycemia. Certain drinks contain carbohydrates, which can rapidly raise blood sugar. Despite this,… Read more
September 14, 2021Partners, NextGen
My name is Alex and I am a 2021 NextGen Fellow with CDN. I am a student at California State University East Bay pursuing a BA in Business Administration with a focus on Operations and Supply Chain Management. As a person living with T1D for over 10 years, I understand that access to insulin and… Read more
September 2, 2021Accommodations, Off to College
In the Fall of 2018, I was going into my Freshman year of college at Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin. It is a small school nestled between Milwaukee and Chicago overlooking Lake Michigan. When going into college, it is easy to lose sight of how diabetes plays a huge factor in the transition… Read more