College Diabetes Network

If you are a college student who’s living with Type 1 diabetes, you may be interested in learning more about the College Diabetes Network.

Founded in 2009 by a student with Type 1 at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, the group’s mission is to “empower and improve the lives of students living with Type 1 diabetes through peer support and access to information and resources”:

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The organization’s website includes a list of scholarships for students with Type 1 diabetes, links to job opportunities, a student online community, care package ideas for parents, and more.

For more information, and to find a chapter near you — or to learn more about starting a new chapter at your school — visit the website of the College Diabetes Network.

And for tips on dealing with diabetes in college, see “Helpful Tips for Incoming College Freshman,” by college student Maryam Elarbi.

This blog entry was written by Web Editor Diane Fennell.