Molly Johannes (she/her)

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Community Engagement Manager

Molly Johannes is the Community Engagement Manager for CDN. She earned her English degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and joined the CDN team after spending several years working as an Editor in the financial technology industry. In her spare time, she manages a blog about daily life with T1D called Hugging the Cactus and enjoys making connections with other people with diabetes around the world.

Age diagnosed: 4

What she likes to do: Baking, knitting, nerding out on all aspects of pop culture, spending time with family and friends, snuggling with her Shetland Sheepdog Violet, and finding new fitness routines to try

Favorite thing about diabetes: Connecting with other people with diabetes

Least favorite thing about diabetes: The impact it has on my mental health and how expensive supplies are

Biggest T1D struggle while in college: Not knowing how much easier an insulin pump would’ve made my life