College Diabetes Week

College Diabetes week is always an exciting time for the Rowan University CDN Chapter. Along with goals of educating our campus population and celebrating our diabetes, we love to fundraise! Our Chapter was so excited to find out that we were named the top fundraising team in CDN’s CDW 2019 fundraiser - we were all so proud to be able to provide support to an organization that already gives so much to us. However, fundraising isn’t always easy, it can be really hard, especially if you have a… Read more
College Diabetes Week (CDW) has become a special week for the University of Rochester CDN Chapter and our college community. In previous years, we’ve made it our goal to make CDW impactful for not only our Chapter, but also our peers, campus and children/families in our community affected by type one diabetes. Previous years of CDW have included educational tabling, celebrations for World Diabetes Day, our “when I hear diabetes, I think…” whiteboard campaign and our Omnipod Challenge.
Editor's note: this is a blog reposted from our friend Molly's blog, Hugging the Cactus. Check it out! . . .  This blog post is a response to a prompt provided by my friends at the College Diabetes Network, who are celebrating College Diabetes Week from November 12-16. Even though I’m no longer in college, I like to participate in CDW activities as much as possible to show my support for the CDN.   Invisible illnesses like diabetes can be difficult for healthy people to truly understand.… Read more
Editor's note: this blog was originally published on our friend Molly's blog Hugging the Cactus, back in 2018. Did you know CDN is turning 10 this year? We are going to highlighting some our favorites blogs from the last ten years and raising money we can keep going strong for another 10 years. Please help us celebrate by donating $10 for 10 years! . . .  This blog post is a response to a prompt provided by my friends at the College Diabetes Network, who are celebrating College Diabetes Week.… Read more
Editor's note: this blog was orignally posted on our friend Molly's blog, Hugging the Cactus. Check it out here! . . .  This blog post is a response to a prompt provided by my friends at the College Diabetes Network, who are celebrating College Diabetes Week from November 12-16. Even though I’m no longer in college, I like to participate in CDW activities as much as possible to show my support for the CDN! I was four years old when I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. I don’t have many… Read more
College Diabetes Week, Monday, Nov. 13, 2016 - Topic: Post a selfie or a picture of day-to-day life with diabetes in college and how it impacts you  A Day in the Life of a College Student with T1D Do you know what it’s like to basically have to become an organ that you need in order to survive--performing functions that most people’s bodies just do on their own? Do you know what it’s like to feel the pressure to do everything perfectly, because if you don’t, you could face amputation, or… Read more
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