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2023 Delegates from Alabama

  • Tori

    Alabama, 2023

    Age: 16 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 8

    For Tori, being diagnosed with T1D at a young age was life-changing but through advances in technology and attending diabetes camp, Tori has been... Read More

  • Violet

    Alabama, 2023

    Age: 14 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 10

    Violet makes a point to wear her insulin pump and continuous glucose monitor in visible places as much as she possibly can to help... Read More

2019 Delegates from Alabama

  • Cheyenne

    Alabama, 2019

    Age: 15 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 9

    Cheyenne was diagnosed with T1D shortly after someone else very important in her life—her father was diagnosed. T1D fundraising and advocacy is a... Read More

  • John Henry

    Alabama, 2019

    Age: 11 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 3

    John Henry is involved in a number of activities including show choir, flag football and scouting. He hopes to become an Eagle Scout... Read More

2017 Delegates from Alabama

  • Fernando

    Alabama, 2017

    Age: 13 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 12

    Fernando is an honor roll student who likes football and track. He wants to be an engineer when he grows up. Fernando’s mother... Read More

  • Lily

    Alabama, 2017

    Age: 15 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 6

    Lily loves all kinds of art: painting, sketching and digital art. Someday she would like to be a veterinarian. The newest technologies have... Read More

2015 Delegates from Alabama

  • Molly

    Alabama, 2015

    Age: 11 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 4

    Molly, who has a karate black belt, is a “fighter to cure diabetes.” She wants to become a teacher and an author someday... Read More

2013 Delegates from Alabama

  • Caleb

    Alabama, 2013

    Age: 12 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 5

    As a certified scuba diver who has a third-degree black belt in tae kwon do, Caleb is simply too active to sit around... Read More

  • Cameron

    Alabama, 2013

    Age: 13 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 2

    Cameron must have broken some records. He has spoken to Alabama lawmakers about T1D research funding since he was just four, and he... Read More

2011 Delegates from Alabama

  • Abigail

    Alabama, 2011

    Abigail was 18 months old when she was diagnosed. Her father, an active duty captain in the Air Force, was deployed to Pakistan at the time, and was devastated that he couldn't be at the hospital with his daughter and wife. Read More

  • Meredith

    Alabama, 2011

    Meredith is a dynamic girl who loves to read (she was the first in her school to read 1,000 pages) and dreams of being a veterinarian. She likes to ride her pony, Cutie Pie, on the family farm, play softball, perform in ballet recitals, and do gymnastics. Read More

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