2019 Delegates from New Mexico



Age: 13 Age at T1D diagnosis: 11 Just a couple of days before Katie was diagnosed with T1D, she competed at Divisionals for competitive rock climbing. At the competition, she knew something wasn’t right, and she was diagnosed with T1D soon after she returned home. After she was diagnosed, Katie refused to let T1D stop […]

2017 Delegates from New Mexico



Age: 15 Age at T1D diagnosis: 7 Evan is an avid fisherman, rifleman and marksman. He also enjoys flag football, basketball and track. Evan and his family, including his grandparents, are strong advocates for T1D research. This will be their seventh year taking part in their local JDRF Gala. In 2012, his family was named […]

2015 Delegates from New Mexico



Age: 10 Age at T1D diagnosis: 7 Emma is no stranger to sharing her story. The ten–year–old has already told her Congresswoman and Senator all about her T1D, and each year, with the help of her school nurse, she gives a lecture on the disease to her class. One of her proudest accomplishments, though, is […]

2013 Delegates from New Mexico



Age: 13 Age at T1D diagnosis: 10 Fallon’s enthusiastic spirit is clear to all who hear her story. This varsity soccer player remains active and upbeat. “Type 1 diabetes changed my life, but it didn’t change my athletic abilities, my dreams, and my future goals. As a Native American, I want other native kids to […]