Age: 11 Age at T1D diagnosis: 4 Molly, who has a karate black belt, is a “fighter to cure diabetes.” She wants to become a teacher and an author someday to “spread my love of learning and reading to other kids,” She’s already educating those around her about T1D. “I won both first and second […]
2015 Delegates from Alabama
2013 Delegates from Alabama
Age: 12 Age at T1D diagnosis: 5 As a certified scuba diver who has a third-degree black belt in tae kwon do, Caleb is simply too active to sit around waiting for a cure. “I don’t want to just wait for others to come up with a cure. I hope to become an endocrinologist when […]
Age: 13 Age at T1D diagnosis: 2 Cameron must have broken some records. He has spoken to Alabama lawmakers about T1D research funding since he was just four, and he has appeared on TV and in the newspaper no less than 15 times for JDRF events! For his role in Children’s Congress, he says “I […]
2011 Delegates from Alabama
Abigail was 18 months old when she was diagnosed. Her father, an active duty captain in the Air Force, was deployed to Pakistan at the time, and was devastated that he couldn't be at the hospital with his daughter and wife.
Abigail was 18 months old when she was diagnosed. Her father, an active duty captain in the Air Force, was deployed to Pakistan at the time, and was devastated that he couldn’t be at the hospital with his daughter and wife.
Meredith is a dynamic girl who loves to read (she was the first in her school to read 1,000 pages) and dreams of being a veterinarian. She likes to ride her pony, Cutie Pie, on the family farm, play softball, perform in ballet recitals, and do gymnastics.