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December 2, 2019CDN News
Almost three years ago, I was sitting in my dorm room searching for an internship for the following summer, when my mom sent me a link on Facebook to CDN’s summer intern opportunities. Not knowing CDN at all, I almost ignored that notification, and I’m so glad that I didn’t. Working with CDN in… Read more
November 25, 2019Insurance
Editor's note: Want to learn more about insurance and T1D? Read our newest resource. Since I was diagnosed with T1D in 2002, I’ve moved five times across three states and switched insurance seven times. Needless to say, I know a thing or two about changing insurance and navigating new benefits.… Read more
November 25, 2019
Being non-binary and disabled has always made self-love and acceptance difficult for me. My body feels traitorous in its non-functional organs and obnoxious gendered traits. On top of that, the world seems laser-focused on making me feel even worse about myself than I already do. In a world that… Read more
November 25, 2019Study Abroad
Editor's note: This post is taken from CDN student Maria Horner's blog, "Winging It - Type One in Rome". Check out her other posts about studying abroad in Rome with T1D here! You’ve counted out your diabetes supplies, miraculously squeezed them all into your bags using the handy tricks in my post… Read more
November 5, 2019CDN News
For Immediate Release (Boston, MA) November 6, 2019: The College Diabetes Network (CDN) is excited to announce the launch of a bold new initiative in higher education to reduce the significant physical and mental health risks students with diabetes face every day – introducing CDN REACH™. A first… Read more
November 5, 2019College Diabetes Week
College Diabetes Week (CDW) has become a special week for the University of Rochester CDN Chapter and our college community. In previous years, we’ve made it our goal to make CDW impactful for not only our Chapter, but also our peers, campus and children/families in our community affected by type… Read more
October 23, 2019Insurance
Editor's note: Want to learn more about insurance and T1D? Read our newest resource. As soon as I got the call from College Diabetes Network telling me that I had been selected for the position of Program Assistant in April 2019, my first response was, of course, yes! I’m so excited!   After I… Read more
October 23, 2019Insurance
Editor's note: Want to learn more about insurance and T1D? Read our newest resource. Don’t get me wrong, turning 26 was exciting. I was starting med school full time and moving to New York City - but when you have a chronic health condition, turning 26 is also the dreaded age that you get kicked… Read more