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July 31, 2018Off to College
After a long summer break, it can be hard to get back into the swing of classes and extracurricular activities. Add diabetes into the mix of starting up college life again and things can get crazy! Check out these helpful tips to help you start your school year off right: Stock up on Supplies… Read more
July 31, 2018Study Abroad
If your type one diabetes is the only thing keeping you from hopping on a plane to go see the world, please let me be the one to tell you that you CAN do this. The world is such a big, diverse, beautiful place and getting an opportunity to see more of it is something I recommend everyone take. I… Read more
July 24, 2018
EMILY JACOX, UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI 2019 I’m Emily, one of the founders of College Diabetes Network at the University of Cincinnati and our current Chapter president. I was diagnosed with type one diabetes when I was 17. I was so inspired by the care I received from the nurses at the time I was… Read more
July 24, 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
July 13, 2018Retreat recaps
On March 11, 2011 at the age of 13, I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Growing up in Dallas, Texas, I never attended any sort of summer camps for children with diabetes. I knew two others in high school with diabetes, and in March of 2016, I tragically lost one of them due to complications… Read more
July 13, 2018Retreat recaps
It’s 11:45 PM as I sit in the living room on our very last night of the 2017 CDN Retreat. Everyone is singing mid-2000’s throwback songs. Sam, Sydney, and I are singing the loudest and all the while, Will is judging us. At this very moment, you wouldn’t know this event has any relation to type 1… Read more
July 10, 2018Conference Recaps
MARYKATE COLE, OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY I was diagnosed with type one diabetes (T1D) at 12 years old, and after a few years of asking the world “why me?!” I realized it wasn’t going away. So, I chose to turn it into a positive, and since then I have done all I can to serve the T1D community and… Read more
July 10, 2018Conference Recaps
Sydney Look, Medical Student at the University of Florida and Kirsten Myers, Portland State University CDN Chapter Co-leader Sydney Look, Medical Student at the University of Florida The College Diabetes Network recently provided me with the opportunity to attend the ADA Scientific Sessions… Read more