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July 3, 2018Retreat recaps
I have been a diabetic for over 8 years. I was diagnosed as a small, shy eleven-year-old. My dad is also type 1 so I was used to seeing the needles, working a pump, treating lows, and the smell of insulin, but never in my wildest dreams did I imagine that one day all of those things would apply to… Read more
July 2, 2018CDN News
  Hi everyone, My name is Zach and I am beyond excited to announce that I am joining the CDN team as the newest Program Assistant! I'll be working with the west coast Chapters, as well as working on the NextGen, Alumni, and Advocacy programs.  Some of you may or may not remember me from my three… Read more
June 26, 2018CDN News
Hi everyone! My name is Alyssa and I’m excited to be joining CDN as the new Executive Assistant. I'll be helping Tina, CDN's CEO and Founder, and Tiffany, CDN's brand new Chief Development Officer with various fundraising and development tasks. I graduated from the University of Michigan (U of M… Read more
June 26, 2018CDN News
Danielle Flinn, CDN Summer Intern 2018 Hello CDN Family! My name is Danielle and I am thrilled to have the opportunity work with CDN this summer as an intern! This is my first visit to the east coast, and so far, it has been a blast! I was born and raised (mostly) in the Pacific Northwest, and… Read more
June 26, 2018Chapters
Natalie Hurlbut, University Of Vermont CDN Chapter If somebody were to just look at the College Diabetes Network retreat without knowing much about it, they would see 25 diabetic students from 18 states that attend 25 different colleges flying, driving, and taking trains to Logan International… Read more
June 26, 2018Supplies
Rebecca Gillen, CDN Virtual Intern Hi everyone! My name is Rebecca Gillen and I’ve had type 1 diabetes for 15 years. I’m a senior in college and I’m a CDN Virtual Intern! I wear a Medtronic pump and a Dexcom to help me manage my diabetes. I went out of state for college, so I had to make an 8-hour… Read more
June 25, 2018CDN News
Abbey Gill, CDN Virtual Intern   My name is Abbey and I am interning with CDN for the summer! I am thankful for the opportunity and cannot wait to contribute to an already amazing organization. I live in South Jersey, just outside of Philadelphia. I attend Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey… Read more
June 23, 2018Retreat recaps
Tegan McEntire, University of Georgia CDN Chapter (Dawgs 4 Diabetes) What. A. Week. 25+ unique individuals together because of one common link...type 1 diabetes. When I received an email containing the link to apply for the CDN Retreat, I originally ignored it. It wasn’t until I received an… Read more