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February 22, 2021Insurance, Off to Work, Alumni
Editor's note: Have more health insurance questions? Click here. When I turned 25 in early January 2020, I knew that in 365 short days I would no longer have the luxury of my parents’ health insurance. At that time,  my employment contract had been preemptively terminated and leaving me at that… Read more
January 28, 2021Insurance, Alumni
Editor's note: Have more health insurance questions? Click here. My name is Lissie, former Penn State CDN Chapter President and type one diabetic of seven years (wow, it’s been that long already?!). Diabetes hasn’t been the easiest ride but it can’t be all that bad when it gives you a reason not… Read more
December 2, 2020Insurance
Editor's note: Have more health insurance questions? Click here. What a wild ride 2020 has been. It’s hard to believe we are already nearing the end. We all know what that means; it’s time to go shopping! No not the fun holiday shopping you’re thinking of. This shopping trip is for insurance. It’s… Read more
November 17, 2020Insurance
In a nation where healthcare and drug costs have ballooned, little progress towards long-term political solutions have been made. Therefore, companies like Eli Lilly and Company are introducing financial assistance programs that aim to preserve and protect patient communities in the interim. With… Read more
April 21, 2020Advocacy and Student Rights, Insurance
Emma: What encouraged Insulet to launch Advocacy for Access? Teresa Miller: One of the things that can be overwhelming for people with they are denied access to a pump (or other diabetes technology) is the advocacy process. We launched advocacyforaccess.com to make that process simpler and less… 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
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