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April 17, 2017Off to College
When I woke up on my first day of college, I had this wonderful, idyllic picture of what the next few months were going to look like. I was going to have a 4.0, work part time, go to the gym every morning, and to top it all off, lower my A1C. Heck, I was even going to exfoliate on a regular basis.… Read more
April 7, 2017Study Abroad
American Youth Understanding Diabetes Abroad (AYUDA) is a nonprofit, volunteer based organization that works to empower youth to serve as agents of change in diabetes communities around the world. Each summer, AYUDA sends a group of volunteers and staff to Latin American countries to work closely… Read more
March 15, 2017Study Abroad
I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when I was four. At first, I was scared and confused. When I was eight years old, however, I attended Camp Kudzu, a camp for children with type 1 diabetes in Georgia. After that experience, I gained a sense of independence that turned into wanderlust to travel… Read more
February 14, 2017
  (Written late last night while Christina Roth, CDN’S CEO and Founder was at the airport after the FDA Panel on updating the current Dexcom G5 Continuous Glucose Monitor System designation) I have never been so happy and content to be hanging out at the airport for the next few hours, waiting… Read more
November 6, 2016College Diabetes Week
College Diabetes Week, Monday, Nov. 13, 2016 - Topic: Post a selfie or a picture of day-to-day life with diabetes in college and how it impacts you  A Day in the Life of a College Student with T1D Do you know what it’s like to basically have to become an organ that you need in order to survive--… Read more
September 30, 2016Mental Health
Sarah Raschbaum, Loyola University of Maryland '19 Diabetes does not define me. I refuse to give that kind of power to a disease that I did not ask for – a disease that has, without my permission, become all that I eat, breathe, and sleep. I refuse to let type one diabetes (T1D) become the… Read more
September 29, 2016Mental Health
Editor's Note: This blog is for informational purposes only and to share a CDN Student's experience. It is not intended as medical advice or treatment. Consult with your healthcare provider (such as a primary care physician, endocrinologist, mental health provider, etc) for advice, possible… Read more
August 25, 2016Conference Recaps, Partners
What’s up with all the hype? There are so many “hot topics” in any field or industry in our society, and diabetes is no exception. At the 2016 American Association of Diabetes Educators’ (AADE) conference, technology, language, and policies were just a few of the key themes that I saw woven… Read more