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  • Benefits Of The SWD Internship Program! By: Nicole Johnson, DrPH, MPH, MA Ever wonder what life will look like in 5 years? I am always thinking about this. As a natural planner, it is tough for me to handle unknowns. […]

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  • Tips On Starting Your Own Students With Diabetes (SWD) Chapter by: Ashley Wingert, MPH Thinking about starting a Students With Diabetes Chapter?  Feeling a little intimidated?  Don’t!  It’s not as daunting as it may seem and we are here to […]

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  • Students With Diabetes Internship Program by Nicole Johnson, MPH, MA, DrPH (Student), Miss America 1999 Internships and Practicums are a part of the education and development of young adults moving toward professional life. I decided to create the Students With […]

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  • Sharps Disposal by Nicole Johnson, MPH, MA, DrPH (Candidate), Miss America 1999 This is a topic that we don’t think about often, but it is quite important.  When you live with diabetes, you undoubtedly have sharps around your home which […]

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  • By: Ashley Muscatell After dealing with diabetes for over 12 years, I shouldn’t be so easily surprised by the misunderstandings that surround the disease. More than once, I have found myself in an awkward position where I must explain why […]

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  • By:  Ashley Muscatell Lately, it seems as if more and more television shows and movies are choosing diabetes as the seed of their jokes. I’m generally all for making light of a hard situation by kidding around, but when the […]

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  • By Paige Wagner I feel like I have always lived with diabetes. I was diagnosed at the age of 5 and my first memories surround my diagnosis. No matter how used to living with diabetes I am, new beginnings tend […]

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  • by Nicole Johnson, MA, MPH, Miss America 1999 Pedometers are all the rage these days.  You see them everywhere.  Companies and hospitals are promoting and giving them away and the message is loud and clear – walk for your life! […]

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  • By Amanda Mezer A strong support system is key whether you are at home, away at college, newly diagnosed, or celebrating your 13th anniversary. At any stage, you need a support system that includes your endocrinologist, friends, family, and many […]

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  • By: Amanda Mezer How will the recent increase in airport security and more intense “pat downs,” affect those of us who wear insulin pumps? As a college student with diabetes, I find that I am traveling more and more by […]

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