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Editor’s note: We know the start of this semester has been different, to say the least. We want to give our community some insights on how higher ed is dealing with these strange times. Introducing our new blog series, “On Campus Connections” – we will be interviewing members of our Campus Advisory Committee to hear their insider knowledge about the higher ed landscape in 2020 (and beyond!). We’ll be starting off our series speaking with Sara Lee, from Case Western University.   Could you… Read more
Only in my wildest dreams did I imagine that when I first met Christina nearly a decade ago and was inspired by her vision for CDN, I would find myself working alongside her on the cusp of the organization’s 10th Anniversary. My name is Krystle Samai and I am thrilled to be joining the CDN team as Director of Mission & Community Impact. I've lived with type 1 diabetes for 25 years and have spent the majority of my career in the diabetes non-profit and tech space.  You might be wondering… Read more
The College Diabetes Network (CDN) has just released its newest resource for young adults - Insurance 101. This resource and corresponding website provide critical information for young adults living with type one diabetes (T1D) as they navigate the often confusing process of choosing a health insurance plan. It was created in partnership with the NDVLC (National Diabetes Volunteer Leadership Council). T1D is an incurable chronic illness that requires constant daily management and is often… Read more
We are excitied to introduce our two new staff, Chris and Andrea!
The Clinical and Research Advisory Committee is an active working group of multi-disciplinary service providers in the diabetes community who have a passion and interest for supporting the young adult population with type 1 diabetes. These providers are committed to working with CDN to identify innovative approaches to ease the management of diabetes among young adults. We will be interviewing members of this Committee to introduce you to them, their work in the diabetes sector, their research… Read more
The Clinical and Research Advisory Committee is an active working group of multi-disciplinary service providers in the diabetes community who have a passion and interest for supporting the young adult population with T1D. These providers are committed to working with CDN to identify innovative approaches to ease the management of diabetes among young adults. We will be interviewing members of this Committee to introduce you to them, their work in the diabetes sector, their research interests,… Read more
In the 850 days since I started full-time at CDN doing communications and operations, I could tell you that I’ve gone through 283 Omnipods, 121 Dexcom sensors, and probably a million packages of fruit snacks. But instead, I’d rather tell you about the now hundreds of your blogs I’ve edited, your photos I’ve shared, and stories I’ve gotten to showcase to our network. As I move on to my next role at a healthcare advertising agency, I will forever (no, seriously) carry your stories with me.  I… Read more
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