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2023 Delegates from Nevada

  • Joy

    Nevada, 2023

    Age: 15 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 9

    Joy describes herself as “a very busy person” and she definitely is! She participates in piano club, winter color guard, Girl Scouts, student council,... Read More

  • Leah

    Nevada, 2023

    Age: 15 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 14

    Leah was diagnosed with T1D in April of 2022, which she describes as the biggest challenge of her life. Leah hit the ground running... Read More

2019 Delegates from Nevada

  • Ashby

    Nevada, 2019

    Age: 15 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 10

    Though Ashby was diagnosed with T1D in 2015, she and her family were no strangers to the disease, as her grandmother, great-grandmother, two... Read More

  • Charley

    Nevada, 2019

    Age: 14 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 8

    Charley claims she is an ordinary teenage girl, but her attitude toward living with T1D makes her quite extraordinary. Since she was diagnosed... Read More

2017 Delegates from Nevada

  • Erick

    Nevada, 2017

    Age: 15 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 9

    As one half of ‘Two Against 1,’ a fundraising team of siblings with T1D, fifteen-year-old Erick is a busy young man. Diagnosed in... Read More

  • Logan

    Nevada, 2017

    Age: 13 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 12

    After Logan was diagnosed with T1D, he wondered if he would have to give up his favorite activities. But when he learned his... Read More

  • Oaklie

    Nevada, 2017

    Age: 12 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 10

    Like her older brother, Erick, Oaklie is passionate about helping JDRF find a cure for T1D. A JDRF Youth Ambassador and JDRF speaker,... Read More

2015 Delegates from Nevada

  • Blake

    Nevada, 2015

    Age: 14 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 8

    Blake’s passions are diverse: playing classic rock on his guitar (Metallica, the Beatles and Oingo Boingo are among his favorite bands), collecting new,... Read More

  • Juno

    Nevada, 2015

    Age: 5 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 11 months

    When Juno was 11 months old, she was the youngest person in the state of Nevada with T1D. Now, a confident kindergartener,... Read More

  • Kendall

    Nevada, 2015

    Age: 13 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 1

    Honor roll student and JDRF Speakers Bureau member Kendall’s true passion is basketball. As a starter for his middle school team as well... Read More

2013 Delegates from Nevada

  • Grant

    Nevada, 2013

    Age: 16 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 12

    Grant discusses his goals in his own words, but his sentiments are shared by everyone at Children’s Congress. “I hope to help more... Read More

  • Matthew

    Nevada, 2013

    Age: 14 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 11

    Though Matthew has learned to manage his T1D, he still worries about others—especially his young cousins, who, thankfully, don’t currently have the disease.... Read More

  • Reed

    Nevada, 2013

    Age: 17 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 6

    Reed wants to rewrite the story of T1D—literally. As an aspiring author, Reed blogs about the highs and lows of both blood-sugar levels... Read More

2011 Delegates from Nevada

  • Allison

    Nevada, 2011

    Though diabetes can be sad to think about, Allison is usually very happy. She uses her upbeat attitude to inspire and support others, delivering JDRF Bags of Hope to about... Read More

  • Jacqlyn

    Nevada, 2011

    Jacqi started the Nevada Chapter's first cycling team for the Ride to Cure Diabetes, for which she rode 109 miles and raised almost $10,000. She loves being athletic and challenging... Read More

  • Josie

    Nevada, 2011

    Josie – often known as "the girl who diagnosed herself" – was visited in the hospital by a Las Vegas local television news station just two days after her diagnosis... Read More

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