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October 5, 2020CDN News
Only in my wildest dreams did I imagine that when I first met Christina nearly a decade ago and was inspired by her vision for CDN, I would find myself working alongside her on the cusp of the organization’s 10th Anniversary. My name is Krystle Samai and I am thrilled to be joining the CDN team as… Read more
October 1, 2020Technology, Partners
In this new era of moving away from in-person medicine and transitioning to telehealth, when it comes to having diabetes and obtaining vital care, you may need some clarity on your options (pun intended). Continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) have been a revolutionary advancement in diabetes health… Read more
September 24, 2020College Diabetes Week, Chapters
College Diabetes week is always an exciting time for the Rowan University CDN Chapter. Along with goals of educating our campus population and celebrating our diabetes, we love to fundraise! Our Chapter was so excited to find out that we were named the top fundraising team in CDN’s CDW 2019… Read more
September 21, 2020Chapters, Alumni
Hello! My name is Ashley Conley. I am 25 years old, a medical student at UQ-Ochsner Medical School, and a type 1 for over 23 years. In the photo with me is Nick Morriss, he is also 25 years old, a medical student at Duke University School of Medicine, and he has had T1D for 11 years. We were… Read more
September 17, 2020Technology, Off to College
Glucagon Series Sponsored by Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. & Lilly Diabetes.  Prompt: Blog 3: Student/Caregiver Relationship: As new rescue options emerge, the trust between us will grow. How does the risk of severe hypoglycemia affect your relationship with your caregiver? Disclaimer: This… Read more
September 3, 2020Technology
I’m sitting on a small stool at my desk in my home office (my bedroom), wearing a dressy top and sweatpants, anxiously waiting for my Zoom call to start. My palms are sweaty, and I’ve nervously checked my Dexcom readings three times in the last five minutes. Professionally, I have worked with these… Read more
September 2, 2020Off to College, Alumni
Tell us a little about your diabetes story. When were you diagnosed? What was it like if you remember? I was diagnosed just three months after my younger brother, Mark, 42 years ago way back in 1978. With no technology or standardized devices, on top of the assumption that most juvenile diabetes… Read more