2019 Delegates from Alaska



Age: 12 Age at T1D diagnosis: 18 Months From hiking to hunting, fishing to archery, Bruno loves being outdoors. He is very active in Boy Scouts, and is excited to attend the Frostbite Campout in the Yukon next year. Bruno also likes reading about World War II and aviation, participating in Student Government and even […]

2017 Delegates from Alaska



Age: 13 Age at T1D diagnosis: 4 Arianna is a seventh grader who loves school and plans to be inducted into the National Junior Honor Society this year. She’s also a champion for T1D research and awareness, having served as a team captain at walk events for the American Diabetes Association and JDRF. In her […]

2015 Delegates from Alaska



Age: 6 Age at T1D diagnosis: 2 One of the younger delegates, Kaleb wrote a beautiful, handwritten note explaining what a T1D cure would mean to him: “Please help find a cure. That would be the best day of my life. I know it takes money, but trust me, it is worth it!” Kaleb is […]

2013 Delegates from Alaska



Age: 14 Age at T1D diagnosis: 13 Tylar’s lifelong desire was always to join the military. Even though his diagnosis with T1D last year means that his first dream may not happen, Tylar wasted no time in committing himself to another honorable goal: fighting for a cure and clarifying what T1D is for people who […]