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. […]
2015 Delegates from Vermont
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, […]
2011 Delegates from Vermont
One day, Johanna wants to win a gold medal at the Olympics and "show everyone that type 1 diabetes isn't going to stop me!" She and her family are doing a lot to raise money for research and support the type 1 community.
Nicholas (who goes by Nick) loves math and has quickly become a whiz at calculating carbs. Diagnosed at age six, he wants to become the first three-in-one player (of baseball, football, and basketball) to have type 1.