Type 1 Diabetes in College
Resources to help young adults gain the independence and thrive in the college environment.
College is a strange, anxious, exhilarating time when you’re floating somewhere between dependence and independence, between high school and the intimidating “real world.” Everyone goes through some changes during the college years, and finding balance away from home can be a challenge for a person with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Whether you are just beginning to prepare for college, or you’re currently in the thick of it, the following articles should provide you with practical information and tips for dealing with the unique issues you’re facing. Juvenation, JDRF’s social network for people with type 1 diabetes is also a great resource for college students.
Support and Resources
- College Scholarships Available for Students with T1D
- Dealing with a New Diagnosis in College
- Students with Diabetes – College Chapters
- Preparing for College
- Letter to a College Roommate
- 504 Plans in College
- Forming a Relationship with Your School’s Office of Disability Services
- Studying in College
- Handling Roommate Issues
- Top 10 Tips for Eating Healthy in College
- Activism in College: How to Raise Funds and Awareness About T1D
- Alcohol and Type 1 Diabetes