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February 13, 2018Study Abroad
Thirty-five glucagon. Thirty-five. I’d heard the hesitation in my endocrinologist’s voice as she prescribed them, wondering what sort of mess I was getting myself into this time around. I’d seen the skepticism on the face of the pharmacist who handed over the bag full of the red containers and the… Read more
January 29, 2018Supplies, Technology
Editors’ Note: MannKind Corp., the company which produces Afrezza, is a CDN Corporate Member. One of our CDN students who uses Afrezza as part of his diabetes management wrote this blog about his experience.  I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) the summer before my senior year of high… Read more
January 25, 2018CDN News
A Note from our Founder, Christina: We are excited to share our new Strategic Plan for 2018-2020! This plan builds on the community, resources, and partnerships we have worked so hard to grow since we got started way back in 2009. Developing this strategy, looking back at how far we have come,… Read more
January 23, 2018High School, Off to College
I was diagnosed with T1D when I was three years old. That was almost fourteen years ago, and I am currently a senior in high school. Over the summer, I interned at the College Diabetes Network (CDN) headquarters in Boston. After my internship, I shifted my focus into my college applications. Like… Read more
January 19, 2018Retreat recaps
  I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) when I was 11 years old. I was in middle school at the time, and I was only able to communicate with three others my age with T1D.   It wasn’t until I started college last year that I was connected with over a dozen others around my age with T1D through… Read more
January 11, 2018CDN News
  Oh hey there! My name is Anna Floreen Sabino and I'm new here. I recently (aka this week) joined the CDN team as the Special Projects Manager and am excited to hone in on the area of the T1D space that I am most passionate about- empowering teens and young adults with T1D to aspire and thrive… Read more
January 8, 2018Student Advice Column
Question  How do I tell my roommate about my diabetes? Should I be sensitive about it, or just tell her my needs? Answer  Abbey: Everyone approaches telling their roommates a little differently. I am not sensitive about it and nor should you be! I commute to school and live at home; however,… Read more
January 5, 2018
What were you doing on November 6, 2007?  How old were you?  On November 6, 2007, I was diagnosed with type one diabetes (T1D). I was eleven years old. Ten years later, I am finally able to fully look back and reflect on the biggest life-changing event that has happened to me so far. November 1,… Read more