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2023 Delegates from Kansas

  • Blythe

    Kansas, 2023

    Age: 12 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 10

    Blythe loves writing poems and stories—one of her poems was even published in a national student poetry collection! She also likes playing video games... Read More

2019 Delegates from Kansas

  • Garrett

    Kansas, 2019

    Age: 11 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 2

    When Garrett was just shy of two years old, he was diagnosed with T1D. In the nine years since diagnosis, Garrett has become... Read More

  • Kalli

    Kansas, 2019

    Age: 16 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 2

    Kalli is a talented dancer who travels around the country participating in competitions as a member of a competitive dance team at Styles... Read More

2017 Delegates from Kansas

  • Caden

    Kansas, 2017

    Age: 6 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 1

    Aspiring pro baseball player Caden is stepping up to the plate against T1D. Although he’s only six years old, Caden is a veteran... Read More

  • Keigan

    Kansas, 2017

    Age: 9 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 3

    Keigan’s family left their home on December 1, 2011, heading to a restaurant to celebrate a birthday. Instead, they found themselves at the... Read More

  • Mary Clare

    Kansas, 2017

    Age: 17 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 8

    Mary Clare is a very active high school junior who is involved with student council, cross country, debate and lacrosse. She looks up... Read More

2015 Delegates from Kansas

  • Sierra

    Kansas, 2015

    Age: 14 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 4

    At just 4 years old, Sierra decided to stop eating once she realized that her meals went hand in hand with getting those... Read More

2013 Delegates from Kansas

  • Anna

    Kansas, 2013

    Age: 12 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 5

    At 12 years old, Anna is already a seasoned veteran of the Washington, D.C., scene. She and her family have discussed T1D with... Read More

2011 Delegates from Kansas

  • William

    Kansas, 2011

    William dreams of becoming a commercial airline pilot. Current laws don't permit people with type 1 to obtain a commercial pilot's license, so he and his family want to work... Read More

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