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Living Alone Without Being Alone!

by Sarah D. Rodriguez I’ve never lived alone until now. This summer it will be me, myself, and I in a cute apartment in St. Petersburg’s art district, and I’m excited to figure out how to live on my own. […]

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DIABETES EMPOWERMENT FOUNDATION LAUNCHED AT THE 2015 STUDENTS WITH DIABETES CONFERENCE! AMERICAN IDOL STAR CRYSTAL BOWERSOX, AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR KYLE COCHRAN, MISS AMERICA 1999 NICOLE JOHNSON and OTHERS INSPIRED ATTENDEES TO PURSUE THEIR DREAMS! TAMPA, FL – Held for the 5th consecutive year, the 2015 […]

Little Break Up!

Little Break Up by Paige Wagner As a person living with diabetes, it is difficult to shake the underlying fear of being alone – hiking alone, traveling alone, or living alone. Sometimes this disease is beyond the control of any […]

Graduation

Graduation by Paige Hammond “Congratulations on your graduation!” The words everyone looks forward to hearing after they work so hard to complete their degree. But of course graduation pushes that next question, “What are you going to do now?” or […]

Value of the SWD National Conference!

Value of the Students With Diabetes National Conference! By: Paige Wagner This year will be the 5th annual Students With Diabetes National Conference. I have attended every conference and each one is better than the last. From my involvement with Students […]

Benefits Of The SWD Internship Program!

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. […]