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ok, my turn.
Name: Sarah
age: 21
type of diabetes: Type 1
how do you manage it?: Pump, exercise, and diet
School you attend: Wayne State University, detroit, mi
Major: Anthropology
Minor: criminal justice
career goals: Forensic/physical anthropologist
expected date of graduation: may 2008
one tip that has helped you deal with diabetes in college: exercise is a great stress reliever!

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Name:
age: 23
type of diabetes: 2
how do you manage it?: Diet, Exercise, 500mg Metformin once a day
School you attend: University of Central Oklahoma
Major: Forensic Science
Minor: Chemistry/Biology
career goals: Criminalist/Technical Investigator and when I can't find a job after graduation: marry rich.
expected date of graduation: soon?
one tip that has helped you deal with diabetes in college: I was recently diagnosed so I'm still working things out. However, I've found that diet Mountain Dew, Black Coffee and celery sticks make for diabetic friendly all nighter food.
Name: Maia
age: 18
type of diabetes: ONE
how do you manage it?: Humalog and Levimir
School you attend: Western Washington U
Major: Industrial Design
Minor: Enviornmental Design
career goals: (Probably)design medical equipment, (hopefully) design Yachts!
expected date of graduation: 2014
one tip that has helped you deal with diabetes in college: Get and Endocrinologist in your college town! Or at least a Diabetic Educator! Also: Keep your blood sugar ~ 200 if you are dringing hard liquor with carb-free mixers...and wear your medical ID to parties!
Name: Sophia
age: 21
type of diabetes: Type 1
how do you manage it?: Shots/Pen- novolog, lantus glargine
School you attend: NJIT
Major: BS in Architecture with a Dual Degree at R-N in Fine Art (concentration being photography)
Minor: Communication
career goals: Focus in Photography and digital design (hopefully installation art) and maybe space design...
expected date of graduation: May 2011
one tip that has helped you deal with diabetes in college:

Tell your professors or else they can get pretty mad at you when an emergency does come up!
I found that friends can be pretty supportive (even if they do not understand diabetes management, at all)
Name: Krystal Parker
age:25
type of diabetes: type 1
how do you manage it?:shots (going back on my pump and saving for a dexcom 7+
School you attend: southeastern ok state univ
Major: biology
Minor: chemistry
career goals: possibly go to medical school or PA school (yes i know I am old to be getting back to my dream but I had some major detours)
expected date of graduation: 2012
one tip that has helped you deal with diabetes in college:
know your levels at all times you cant concentrate on finals as well when high or low
Name: Jasmine
age: 21
type: 1.5 or LADA
How do you manage?: shots, diet, exercise and waiting to get my minimed
school you attend: Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA
Major: Accounting
Minor: Fraud
career goals: I would love to work for the government like CIA or FBI as a Forensic Accountant
expected date of graduation: don't know b/c I'm taking time off to get my health in order, but probably May 2012
One tip that has helped you deal with diabetes in college: Since it's only been less than a year since I have had diabetes I can say so far I have learned to not take on too much at one time. And don't try to be superwoman...I can't do it all!
Name: awillie
age: 20
type of diabetes: T1DM
how do you manage it?: oPod, soon Symlin, Dex, diet, exercise
School you attend: Washington University in St. Louis
Major: Biology
Minor: Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
career goals: Ph D. in biology...biomedical research
expected date of graduation: May 2010
one tip that has helped you deal with diabetes in college: endocrinologist on campus who is now my primary Dr. :-)
so lucky you have an endo on campus!
Name: Andy Coleman
age: 26
type of diabetes: Type 1
how do you manage it?: Injection Shots
School you attend: Utah State University
Major: Finance/Economics Dual Major
Minor:
career goals: Credit Risk Management
expected date of graduation: December 2010
One tip that has helped you deal with diabetes in college: "Take it one day at a time..." "You're not the only Diabetic to attend college" (thanks wifey:) )
Name: Rebecca
age: 19 in less than a month
type of diabetes: type 1
how do you manage it?: pump, exercise, diet
School you attend: Gustavus Adolphus College
Major: Psychology and Dance
Minor: Arts Management
career goals: not quite sure yet..
expected date of graduation: May 2014
one tip that has helped you deal with diabetes in college: collegiate sports!

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