2019 Delegates from Delaware



Age: 11 Age at T1D diagnosis: 8 T1D is no match for Owen, who earned his brown belt and moved into the advanced classes in karate last year. He competes in local and regional tournaments, and his goal is to earn his black belt. Owen also is on the Honor Roll at his school, which […]

2017 Delegates from Delaware



Age: 6 Age at T1D diagnosis: 2 Where have you seen her face before? Maybe on the cover of JDRF’s 2016 Special Diabetes Program brochure, or you might recognize her from one of her corporate appearances as a JDRF Youth Ambassador. In any case, six-year-old Brynn is already making a name for herself as a […]

2015 Delegates from Delaware



Age: 12 Age at T1D diagnosis: 10 Education is important to Sadie—especially educating the public about what it means to have T1D. “It is amazing how few people know about T1D or confuse it with type 2,” she says. She does her best to inform others by reaching out to classmates, delivering a presentation after […]

2013 Delegates from Delaware



Age: 17 Age at T1D diagnosis: 10 Part of what makes Craig and his T1D advocacy unique is his personal philosophy. “I try to be a good person to others, and treat people the way I would like to be treated.” Craig’s positivity has helped him contribute time, raise money, and spread awareness in his […]