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2023 Delegates from Wisconsin

  • Meredith

    Wisconsin, 2023

    Age: 17 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 2

    Meredith is proud to use her voice to raise awareness about T1D. For many years, she has participated in JDRF One Walk, volunteered at... Read More

  • Mira

    Wisconsin, 2023

    Age: 16 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 13

    It’s hard to know how Mira finds the time to do everything she does! She is active in clubs at school including Key Club,... Read More

  • Silvia

    Wisconsin, 2023

    Age: 9 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 5

    If you ask Silvia what they look forward to, they’ll be quick to answer “changing the world” and at age 9, they’re well on... Read More

  • Talon

    Wisconsin, 2023

    Age: 13 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 4

    Shortly after his T1D diagnosis, Talon got a diabetic alert dog named Hero and was interviewed on local news channels about life with T1D... Read More

2019 Delegates from Wisconsin

  • Danielle

    Wisconsin, 2019

    Age: 16 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 4

    Danielle loves exploring and trying out new, exciting things, participating in Model United Nations, volunteering at a nursing home assisting elderly residents and... Read More

  • Gabby

    Wisconsin, 2019

    Age: 12 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 9

    Gabby is a talented musician and golfer. She loves to play piano and sing, and even sang in a music festival in Wisconsin.... Read More

  • Miles

    Wisconsin, 2019

    Age: 11 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 4

    Diagnosed with T1D at just four years old, Miles recalls not being able to fully understand his diagnosis until he was a bit... Read More

2017 Delegates from Wisconsin

  • Addison

    Wisconsin, 2017

    Age: 6 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 3

    “Diabetes is all I know,” says six-year-old Addison. Diagnosed when she was just three, Addison is already an advocate for the importance of... Read More

  • Carson

    Wisconsin, 2017

    Age: 17 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 9

    Carson has personally raised more than $15,000 for T1D research. He has participated in several of the Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter’s JDRF One Walk... Read More

  • Evan

    Wisconsin, 2017

    Age: 13 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 5

    Evan likes video games, the Green Bay Packers and solving Rubik’s Cubes. When he grows up he wants to be a professional football... Read More

  • Lili

    Wisconsin, 2017

    Age: 13 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 5

    Lili doesn’t let T1D get in the way of the things she loves to do, like playing soccer and basketball, but it does... Read More

  • Samanatha

    Wisconsin, 2017

    Age: 16 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 6

    Samantha enjoys cycling, singing in choir, and playing the piano. Since her diagnosis, she has had the full support of her family to... Read More

2015 Delegates from Wisconsin

  • Cara

    Wisconsin, 2015

    Age: 16 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 11

    Cara has gold–medal goals. As a competitive figure skater and national silver medalist skater with a synchronized skating team, she also knows a... Read More

  • Jack

    Wisconsin, 2015

    Age: 6 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 4

    Jack loves his life. His many favorite hobbies include cooking, eating, skiing, surfing, soccer, traveling and reading. And he has the same zest... Read More

  • Keira

    Wisconsin, 2015

    Age: 13 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 4

    Keira loves cooking, dance and baking. In fact, she’d like to own her own bakery when she grows up. In the meantime, she... Read More

  • Sophia

    Wisconsin, 2015

    Age: 10 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 5

    Sophia is one passionate proponent of the cause. “I’ve been a part of JDRF’s Promise to Remember Me Campaign for four years in... Read More

  • Stella

    Wisconsin, 2015

    Age: 9 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 1

    “I’m proud of myself because anything I set my mind to, I accomplish,” proudly says Stella. Take biking and unicycling, for instance. “I... Read More

2013 Delegates from Wisconsin

  • Kimmy

    Wisconsin, 2013

    Age: 11 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 3

    Next time you flip on the TV, open the newspaper, or turn on the radio, you might just encounter Kimberly. Through her TV,... Read More

  • Shannon

    Wisconsin, 2013

    Age: 10 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 11 months

    Softball, school plays, and student government. Acting, choir, and mystery books. Shannon’s life is bursting with activity, despite her T1D. “I still... Read More

  • Shelby

    Wisconsin, 2013

    Age: 8 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 4

    Ask Shelby for her greatest accomplishment, and the answer is both simple and poignant: “Living successfully with T1D.” Both she and her dad... Read More

  • Wyatt

    Wisconsin, 2013

    Age: 10 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 4

    An aspiring politician, Wyatt is looking to make a difference. As a student council representative, he personally asked the mayor of Green Bay,... Read More

2011 Delegates from Wisconsin

  • Alexander

    Wisconsin, 2011

    "I love showing other kids that they can follow their dreams no matter what life throws at them," says Alexander. Type 1 diabetes has not stopped him from leading an... Read More

  • Darby

    Wisconsin, 2011

    "In the future, I aspire to do something meaningful," says Darby. She has thought about opening her own dance studio (since she loves to dance), or becoming an endocrinologist to... Read More

  • Max

    Wisconsin, 2011

    Max and his younger sister, Sophie, both have type 1, and have teamed up in the fight against diabetes. With their team, "The Attack Pack," they raise money in the... Read More

  • Sophie

    Wisconsin, 2011

    Sophie and her older brother, Max, are on a mission: to raise awareness of the disease they both have, and to tell their story of living with type 1 diabetes... Read More

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