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2023 Delegates from Rhode Island

  • Hannah

    Rhode Island, 2023

    Age: 17 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 11

    Hannah has a passion for community service. She’s in her school’s Kindness Club, has won an award for her dedication to her local soup... Read More

2019 Delegates from Rhode Island

  • Chloe

    Rhode Island, 2019

    Age: 13 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 11

    Chloe is a bright light who brings positivity everywhere she goes. She stays busy between playing on a Unified basketball team and running... Read More

  • Jackson

    Rhode Island, 2019

    Age: 12 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 6

    Since Jackson was first diagnosed with T1D in 2013, he has progressed from finger sticks and insulin injections to CGM and insulin pump... Read More

2017 Delegates from Rhode Island

  • Maya

    Rhode Island, 2017

    Age: 11 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 2

    Maya is a reader, dancer and according to her endocrinologist, a T1D all-star. She’s so on top of her T1D that she received... Read More

2015 Delegates from Rhode Island

  • Jordan

    Rhode Island, 2015

    Age: 16 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 2

    “I am one person out of the millions of others in this country, but I have learned that one voice can make a... Read More

2013 Delegates from Rhode Island

  • Matt

    Rhode Island, 2013

    Age: 9 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 6

    When life handed him lemons, Matthew didn’t just make lemonade—he started his T1D advocacy! Sweet Rush Lemonade Stand, founded by Matthew and his... Read More

2011 Delegates from Rhode Island

  • Dylan

    Rhode Island, 2011

    Dylan has seen first-hand some of the complications of type 1 diabetes, since his father also has the disease. That contributes to Dylan’s strong involvement with JDRF, but his own... Read More

  • Emilie

    Rhode Island, 2011

    According to her mother, "Emilie's biggest interest at this point in life is people. She is truly a people person and can hold a true conversation with just about anyone." Read More

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