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June 30, 2020Campus Health, Off to College
Glucagon Series Sponsored by Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. & Lilly Diabetes: Blog #1 - tackling the burden of self-advocacy and education. Disclaimer: This blog is part of a series of blogs written by CDN students, alumni, and parents. CDN is committed to ensuring that young adults have the… Read more
June 29, 2020
Publishing a book. It seemed like a crazy idea to me too, especially as a first year college student studying biology. The idea first came to me to start writing in seventh grade. I was fed up with the misconceptions that I heard day after day. “You got diabetes because you ate too much sugar.” “Oh… Read more
June 25, 2020CDN News
The College Diabetes Network (CDN) has just released its newest resource for young adults - Insurance 101. This resource and corresponding website provide critical information for young adults living with type one diabetes (T1D) as they navigate the often confusing process of choosing a health… Read more
June 24, 2020Conference Recaps, NextGen
Editor's Note: Apply to be a 2021 NextGen Fellow! 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… 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