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2023 Delegates from Vermont

  • Aurora

    Vermont, 2023

    Age: 12 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 9

    Aurora has a lot of big plans for her life, and she doesn’t intend to let T1D stand in her way. She loves all... Read More

2019 Delegates from Vermont

  • Ellie

    Vermont, 2019

    Age: 17 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 5

    It was no surprise to Ellie’s parents when she was diagnosed with T1D at the age of five because both of her parents... Read More

2017 Delegates from Vermont

  • Amanda

    Vermont, 2017

    Age: 17 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 7

    Amanda—whose father and grandfather also have T1D—has grown up with JDRF. Taking part in JDRF One Walks, JDRF Ride, advocating through Promise to... Read More

2015 Delegates from Vermont

  • Emma

    Vermont, 2015

    Age: 7 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 3

    Emma has a lot to be proud of: She loves going to school, dancing competitively and advocating for T1D awareness. But she says... Read More

2013 Delegates from Vermont

  • Victoria

    Vermont, 2013

    Age: 6 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 4

    Victoria’s mom, Mary, calls her daughter “a great role model for not letting type 1 diabetes get in the way of doing anything.”... Read More

2011 Delegates from Vermont

  • Johanna

    Vermont, 2011

    One day, Johanna wants to win a gold medal at the Olympics and "show everyone that type 1 diabetes isn't going to stop me!" She and her family are doing... Read More

  • Nicholas

    Vermont, 2011

    Nicholas (who goes by Nick) loves math and has quickly become a whiz at calculating carbs. Diagnosed at age six, he wants to become the first three-in-one player (of baseball,... Read More

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