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College Students with T1D! If you are 18-25, please help me with my dissertation by taking this survey! The first 125 participants who qualify will receive a $5 gift card.

I am currently looking for participants for a study of social support, quality of life, and glycemic control in college students with type…

Started by saraht443

2 Feb 2
Reply by swisschocolate

For Women w T1 - Question Regarding Infections

My daughter is a freshman in college & she went to a small school 5 hours from home. She just turned 18, diagnosed at 14 as a high scho…

Started by samsmom

29 Nov 22, 2014
Reply by samsmom

parents of college age kids with T1

I have a 14 yr. old, so this is a bit premature, but I am already afraid of sending him to college and having to manage his diabetes alone.…

Started by SJR

16 Jul 24, 2014
Reply by Marie B

Bullying at school

I'm new to the forum, but I've read posts and things before. I need some advice about being bullied at school. There are these two guys in…

Started by Tiggy1994

14 May 9, 2013
Reply by beechbeard

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

April is National Alcohol Awareness Month in the US! Do you know how alcohol affects your blood sugar?  Or how different kinds of alcohol d…

Started by Emily Coles

4 Apr 29, 2013
Reply by Toddy


So my angst and anger and annoyance aside, (that's a lot of 'a' words), I have a boyfriend, and he loves me immensely. He knew at the begin…

Started by JustGettingBy

28 Jan 10, 2013
Reply by Oakville27

Back to School!! What are your thoughts and concerns?

It's that exciting time of year... back to school time!!  For people with diabetes, and their loved-ones, going back to school can carry ma…

Started by Emily Coles

11 Sep 30, 2012
Reply by meee

Stress!! >:S

My second year of grad school is now in full swing and I'm now learning how stress messes with my BG levels. Last semester when I was diagn…

Started by Nel

15 Sep 29, 2012
Reply by still_young_at_heart

College Diabetes Network

I recently became familiar with the College Diabetes Network (CND), its an up and coming organization that is looking to make diabetic life…

Started by Jessica C

1 Sep 24, 2012
Reply by jtreit

Mary Jane...friend or foe?

It feels a little strange to be posting about marijuana and I hope no one is offended by the subject, but I have questions and no type 1 di…

Started by Megasaurus_Rex

31 Sep 5, 2012
Reply by JaninaWalker




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