Prepare for College

Getting ready to leave for college? Congratulations – that’s great! You probably have a lot on your mind, including new friends, dorm life, and independence. One thing that may not be on your mind is how you plan to manage your diabetes while you’re away. But have no fear. That’s why we’re here.

We provide you with the information and resources you need to manage your diabetes so that your college experience is everything that you want it to be – whether that means spending a semester in Africa, landing an internship at your dream job, or making the deans list. 

Check out our resources to ensure that your transition to college is as smooth as possible – and keep dreaming big! 

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