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June 24, 2020Conference Recaps, NextGen
Each year, CDN selects a group of young adult leaders as part of our NextGen program to attend conferences to network, represent CDN, and learn about the latest research and innovations in diabetes. This year, we had 9 NextGen leaders attend the American Diabetes Association 80th Scientific… Read more
June 19, 2020Exercise
Today, Team Type 1 is the world’s largest diabetes and sports organization with more than 170 athletes with type 1 diabetes. Their programs focus on affordable access to diabetes medication and care all over the globe. A cornerstone initiative, the Global Ambassador Scholarship Program, awards… Read more
May 6, 2020Young Adult Diagnosis, Exercise
  How old were you when you were diagnosed with T1D? I was 19 years old at the time of diagnosis. How did you feel when you were diagnosed? What happened? I was very surprised to be honest. At first I thought it was a disaster because I was told I should only ride my bike for 1 mile, so my… Read more
April 21, 2020Advocacy and Student Rights
Emma: What encouraged Insulet to launch Advocacy for Access? Teresa Miller: One of the things that can be overwhelming for people with they are denied access to a pump (or other diabetes technology) is the advocacy process. We launched advocacyforaccess.com to make that process simpler and less… Read more
March 27, 2020CDN News
We are excitied to introduce our two new staff, Chris and Andrea!
March 23, 2020Chapter Grants, Chapters, Retreat recaps
Diabetes is an isolating disease, but the ‘silver lining’ is the friendships one forms doing things like the Texas Regional Retreat hosted by the Texas A&M CDN Chapter in College Station, Texas. This was the second such retreat held among Texas CDN Chapters. I attended the first retreat in 2019… Read more