By Elias Ashooh | Published 12 December 2017
While college is definitely a fun time, all college students probably look forward to their first break home. There are a lot of benefits of being home: a break from classes, seeing friends, spending time with parents (admit it, you missed your Mom), home cooking, showering without flip flops; the list goes on and on. Type 1 diabetes (T1D) shouldn’t get in the way of your recharging time at home. However, after some time away, a refresher on returning home with T1D is always helpful.
The main thing to remember is to enjoy your break from school and get some much-needed rest. Spend some time with your family, indulge in a Netflix binge, and eat all of the home cooking you can get.
The above blog was written by a College Diabetes Network (CDN) Student Leader. The College Diabetes Network is the only organization focused exclusively on helping teens and young adults with T1D transition to independence—facilitating peer camaraderie and programs and providing life-changing information—giving young adults the confidence to take ownership of their health to live a full life without compromise. Novo Nordisk is one of CDN's Corporate Members and will be featuring several blogs written by CDN students.
The College Diabetes Network (CDN) created a Corporate Membership Program in an effort to build a sustainable business model to support its programs, and as a way to engage industry partners in building an “ecosystem” of support for young adults. CDN’s Corporate Membership provides industry partners a way to better connect with, and understand, young adults with diabetes. In addition, engaging with industry partners allows CDN to bring the voice of young adults with diabetes directly to the decision makers within these companies.
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