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2023 Delegates from Connecticut

  • Annabelle

    Connecticut, 2023

    Age: 16 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 4

    Annabelle’s biggest dream is to one day be able to say, “I used to have diabetes.” When she is not working hard in school... Read More

  • Ava

    Connecticut, 2023

    Age: 16 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 7

    Ava loves drawing, collecting records and listening to music, as well as collecting skincare and stationery. At school, Ava participates in dance club, as... Read More

2019 Delegates from Connecticut

  • Emma

    Connecticut, 2019

    Age: 15 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 3

    Following Emma’s T1D diagnosis in 2007, her father was diagnosed in 2010, and one of her younger brothers was diagnosed in 2015. Since... Read More

  • Logan

    Connecticut, 2019

    Age: 12 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 17 Months

    Logan enjoys being a collector, and is currently focused on collecting Hot Wheels and different kinds of money. He stays very active... Read More

2017 Delegates from Connecticut

  • Bobby

    Connecticut, 2017

    Age: 16 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 4

    Bobby enjoys taking part in Model UN and coming up with solutions to real world issues. Both his sister and father also live... Read More

  • Isabelle

    Connecticut, 2017

    Age: 15 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 4

    Isabelle loves to dance, particularly classic ballet, and take part in Model UN. Her goal is to attend medical school to become an... Read More

  • Schuyler

    Connecticut, 2017

    Age: 14 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 7

    Schuyler loves sports, baking and traveling with her family. When she grows up, she wants to be involved with T1D by helping others... Read More

2015 Delegates from Connecticut

  • Claire

    Connecticut, 2015

    Age: 13 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 5

    Every kid living with T1D is brave, and Claire is certainly no exception. She’s already participated in three clinical trials, including one on... Read More

  • Robert

    Connecticut, 2015

    Age: 17 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 2

    Marshall’s entire family is dedicated to JDRF advocacy. Together, they’ve organized a JDRF Walk, rallying friends and family under the team name “Marshall’s... Read More

2013 Delegates from Connecticut

  • Bobby

    Connecticut, 2013

    Age: 11 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 9 months

    T1D is one of many health obstacles Bobby lives with every day. Diagnosed with autism and dyspraxia in addition to his T1D,... Read More

  • Harrison

    Connecticut, 2013

    Age: 11 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 3

    Harrison sheds light on T1D—one lantern at a time. Through his organization T-1 Luminary Enlightenment, he has distributed more than 50,000 luminary bags,... Read More

  • Sophie

    Connecticut, 2013

    Age: 13 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 11 months

    When she’s not singing the national anthem at the Jonas Brothers’ Kickball Game or raising more than $100,000 (to date) for her... Read More

2011 Delegates from Connecticut

  • Jack

    Connecticut, 2011

    For four years, Jack's best friend, Peter, has kept him company on walks to the school nurse's office to check Jack's blood sugar. Peter and his family also learned a... Read More

  • Jamie

    Connecticut, 2011

    Jamie has lived with diabetes since the age of one, and is using her experience with the disease to help others and spread awareness. She mentors a newly diagnosed 11-year-old... Read More

  • Tess

    Connecticut, 2011

    Being active is a big part of Tess's life, whether she's Irish step dancing competitively or participating in Walks with her team, "Trek with Tess," which has raised about $10,000... Read More

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