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2023 Delegates from Georgia

  • Amanda

    Georgia, 2023

    Age: 16 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 7

    When Amanda was diagnosed with T1D, what she needed the most was to see other people living with T1D who weren’t just surviving, but... Read More

  • Bauer

    Georgia, 2023

    Age: 14 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 6

    Bauer is very interested in technology—he recently built his own computer! He’s been in a few clinical trials related to T1D technology and knows... Read More

  • Evan

    Georgia, 2023

    Age: 9 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 2

    There are a lot of impressive things about Evan, but his kindness might be the most impressive of them all. “I like to make... Read More

  • Kobi

    Georgia, 2023

    Age: 13 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 8

    Kobi is an active 7th grader who plays football and saxophone, but of all his accomplishments, forming his support organization “Kobi’s Konnection” to help... Read More

  • Savannah

    Georgia, 2023

    Age: 14 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 7

    Savannah is very enthusiastic about causes that are important to her. Since her T1D diagnosis, she and her family have been actively involved in... Read More

2019 Delegates from Georgia

  • Catelin

    Georgia, 2019

    Age: 7 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 4

    Catelin received her T1D diagnosis two years ago, but she and her family were already familiar with the disease since both of her... Read More

  • Hayden

    Georgia, 2019

    Age: 16 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 3

    Hayden successfully manages a busy schedule of school, travel and playing on the lacrosse team. Despite living in Atlanta, he spends about 20... Read More

  • Malakai

    Georgia, 2019

    Age: 10 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 9

    Malakai was diagnosed with T1D less than a year ago, but hasn’t let it stop him from continuing to do the things he... Read More

  • MJ

    Georgia, 2019

    Age: 10 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 5

    MJ is no stranger to speaking with people about what life with T1D is like. Every year, he sets aside time to tell... Read More

  • Ty

    Georgia, 2019

    Age: 8 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 6

    Ty and his family have learned to adjust to life with not only him having T1D, but his older brother and younger sister... Read More

2017 Delegates from Georgia

  • Caroline

    Georgia, 2017

    Age: 16 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 12

    Caroline enjoys playing flute in marching band, attending Camp Adam Fisher for kids with diabetes and her family’s yearly summer beach trip. Her... Read More

  • Lucy

    Georgia, 2017

    Age: 15 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 9

    Lucy is a swimmer who enjoys participating in Model UN and hanging out with her friends. She is also very committed to advocating... Read More

  • Micah

    Georgia, 2017

    Age: 17 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 18 months

    Micah loves to play lacrosse—and he hopes to continue to play in college. When his young parents couldn’t handle managing his diabetes,... Read More

  • Priya

    Georgia, 2017

    Age: 12 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 11

    Priya enjoys playing the flute, singing and drawing. Priya isn’t the only person in her family with T1D; her brother has T1D as... Read More

2015 Delegates from Georgia

  • Mary Morgan

    Georgia, 2015

    Age: 13 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 8

    “I’m learning that when life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade,” says Mary Morgan. “Sugar–free lemonade, that is!” Her sunny disposition gets... Read More

  • Robert (Bobby)

    Georgia, 2015

    Age: 9 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 2

    For Bobby, a cure for T1D would mean one thing: Game time! “There is so much hope that someday I can just keep... Read More

2013 Delegates from Georgia

  • Mary Grace

    Georgia, 2013

    Age: 14 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 4

    Mary Grace is proud of her service as a role model for other kids—those who have T1D and those who do not. Inspired... Read More

  • Taylor

    Georgia, 2013

    Age: 11 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 1

    Diagnosed with T1D just three weeks after her first birthday, Taylor has scarcely known a life without site changes and syringes, highs and... Read More

2011 Delegates from Georgia

  • Kyle

    Georgia, 2011

    Diagnosed at age two, Kyle is a caring boy who is passionate about life. He is learning how to use his blood sugar meter, and has participated twice in the... Read More

  • Molly

    Georgia, 2011

    Molly says that diabetes makes her "special," not "different." From her diagnosis at age two emerged a number of opportunities for Molly to make a difference, and she's already accomplished... Read More

  • Robert

    Georgia, 2011

    Robert was 11 years old when he started feeling weak at camp. When he returned home, his parents took him to the doctor, where he tested positive for strep throat,... Read More

  • Samuel

    Georgia, 2011

    One way Samuel tells his story and deals with the frustrations of diabetes is through music. He is a percussionist and plays drums, and also writes music and lyrics. Samuel... Read More

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