Section 7: Type 1 DIabetes
Living with type 1 diabetes means you are not only inspecting your food for allergens but you are counting the carbs in it too. Although I am not an expert in diabetes, JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) is and you can access their college resources here. The College Diabetes Network also has resources, which you can find here. Celiac disease seems to be a more common co-condition with type 1 diabetes than food allergies. But even just the issue of dealing with chronic health conditions with a life-threatening component brings up similarities in what college students with any of these conditions face. Here is a short video about diabetes in college.