CDN News

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
Almost three years ago, I was sitting in my dorm room searching for an internship for the following summer, when my mom sent me a link on Facebook to CDN’s summer intern opportunities. Not knowing CDN at all, I almost ignored that notification, and I’m so glad that I didn’t. Working with CDN in various capacities (as a summer intern, virtual intern, and full-time staff) has been the best start to my career that I could have imagined. I’ve been incredibly lucky to attend a variety of… Read more
For Immediate Release (Boston, MA) November 6, 2019: The College Diabetes Network (CDN) is excited to announce the launch of a bold new initiative in higher education to reduce the significant physical and mental health risks students with diabetes face every day – introducing CDN REACH™. A first-of-its-kind advocacy initiative, CDN REACH™ works directly with campus professionals to help them support the needs of students living with diabetes more holistically while also providing a framework… Read more
The College Diabetes Network (CDN) announces a partnership with College Health TV to deliver video content on type 1 diabetes (T1D) to colleges and universities. Educational videos, produced by CDN, will stream at over 200 campus health centers across the US beginning in September 2019.  This is part of an exciting new initiative for CDN as it continues to expand its campus reach. CDN has spent the last decade developing resources for students with T1D to help them make a successful transition… Read more
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