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College Diabetes Network, ADA partner for 'Off to College' guide

April 25, 2015

The College Diabetes Network, with support from the American Diabetes Association will launch a “how-to” guide with the goal of better supporting incoming college students who have diabetes, according to an association press release.

The College Diabetes Network’s (CDN) effort, “Organizing an ‘Off to College’ Event: A How-to Guide,” is designed to increase the number of diabetes awareness events aimed at young adults. The ADA reviewed the content of the guide, which is supported by a grant from Lilly to CDN.

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