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2023 Delegates from Massachusetts

  • Anna

    Massachusetts, 2023

    Age: 9 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 4

    Anna is rightfully very proud that she is able to talk to anyone, even strangers about what life with T1D is like. She speaks... Read More

  • Emmie

    Massachusetts, 2023

    Age: 7 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 4

    Emmie calls her insulin pump and her continuous glucose monitor her “robots.” She recently shared her story about having T1D with her Girl Scouts... Read More

  • Kate

    Massachusetts, 2023

    Age: 14 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 4

    Kate is passionate about improving the lives of those with T1D. She has volunteered to participate in clinical trials studying new T1D technology and... Read More

2019 Delegates from Massachusetts

  • Lilly

    Massachusetts, 2019

    Age: 17 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 13

    Lilly makes sure to include time for giving back to others as part of her already busy schedule of school, track and lacrosse.... Read More

  • Mia

    Massachusetts, 2019

    Age: 7 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 5

    Mia is a very caring girl who prides herself on being kind to others and making friends. She loves music, playing with her... Read More

  • Sammy

    Massachusetts, 2019

    Age: 9 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 6

    Sammy has overcome many fears since being diagnosed with T1D when he was six. Now, with his insulin pump and CGM, he can... Read More

2017 Delegates from Massachusetts

  • Casey

    Massachusetts, 2017

    Age: 17 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 4

    Summer camp is usually a place to relax, but for Casey, it was a life-changing experience. After struggling with her diabetes with only... Read More

  • Ceci

    Massachusetts, 2017

    Age: 16 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 4

    The Executive Director of the JDRF New England Chapter refers to Ceci as one of her “go-to” volunteers. Ceci has participated in the... Read More

  • Danielle

    Massachusetts, 2017

    Age: 17 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 3

    Danielle likes math, chemistry and cross-country running. When she grows up she wants to work as a physician assistant in endocrinology to “help... Read More

2015 Delegates from Massachusetts

  • Jeffrey

    Massachusetts, 2015

    Age: 15 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 9

    Jeffrey hasn’t always had T1D, but he has always had a love for hockey. He received his first pair of skates the day... Read More

2013 Delegates from Massachusetts

  • Finn

    Massachusetts, 2013

    Age: 12 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 2

    Finn’s philosophy is simple but profound. “Type 1 diabetes is like a gigantic speed bump. It slows you down, but with the right... Read More

  • Gilad

    Massachusetts, 2013

    Age: 14 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 7

    Gilad is turning his passions into progress. As a committed cyclist, he organized a 50-mile charity ride benefiting T1D research. A talented student,... Read More

2011 Delegates from Massachusetts

  • Jackson

    Massachusetts, 2011

    Jackson wants to become a professional hockey player one day, and own his own taekwondo studio. He also enjoys baseball, soccer, basketball, lacrosse, golf, reading adventure series, and collecting sports... Read More

  • Jonathan

    Massachusetts, 2011

    Jonathan's lived with type 1 diabetes since age two. Unfortunately, he and his entire immediate family know diabetes all too well. His little sister and father also have type 1... Read More

  • Jordan

    Massachusetts, 2011

    When Jordan was diagnosed with diabetes at age 11, she already knew all about the disease – both her older brother and her father have type 1 diabetes, and her... Read More

  • Joshua

    Massachusetts, 2011

    At three years old, Joshua got his first insulin pump and became a delegate in the making when he had his first visit with Congressman Richard Neal. Since then, he... Read More

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