2019 Delegates from District of Columbia



Age: 16 Age at T1D diagnosis: 2 If you are looking for Duncan, he is probably on a soccer field. He plays for his high school’s team, a travel team with the Potomac Soccer Club and his rec league. Duncan also helped coach the soccer team at his former middle school. Duncan also enjoys playing […]

2015 Delegates from District of Columbia



Age: 6 Age at T1D diagnosis: 4 Aya has only had T1D for about a year, but she is already an avid advocate for research and innovation. On National T1D Awareness Day last year, she proudly ran in a 5K Color Run, donning a shirt that read, “I am a type 1 diabetic” to help […]

2013 Delegates from District of Columbia



Age: 14 Age at T1D diagnosis: 8 Cecilia finds the silver lining in having T1D. “Type 1 diabetes is not easy to live with. It is very frustrating and aggravating. But like the riders on Team Type 1, I choose to focus on the positive. For example, I met some of my closest friends through […]