2017 Delegates from Vermont



Age: 17 Age at T1D diagnosis: 7 Amanda—whose father and grandfather also have T1D—has grown up with JDRF. Taking part in JDRF One Walks, JDRF Ride, advocating through Promise to Remember Me meetings and sharing their stories to promote awareness is a family affair. Amanda has also taken on the role of a T1D mentor, […]

2015 Delegates from Vermont



Age: 7 Age at T1D diagnosis: 3 Emma has a lot to be proud of: She loves going to school, dancing competitively and advocating for T1D awareness. But she says one of her greatest accomplishments is her daily positive attitude. “I am proud of myself every day for getting through the day with a smile. […]

2013 Delegates from Vermont



Age: 6 Age at T1D diagnosis: 4 Victoria’s mom, Mary, calls her daughter “a great role model for not letting type 1 diabetes get in the way of doing anything.” A spunky six-year-old, Victoria is learning how to read and already enjoys camping and hiking. She wears an insulin pump and a continuous glucose monitor, […]