Age: 14
Age at T1D diagnosis: 6

When Lundyn was diagnosed with T1D at age six, like any kid her age, she was terrified of needles. In the years since then, though, she’s become a pro. From calculating the amount of insulin she needs to take in an injection, to getting an insulin pump and a CGM, Lundyn has learned so much about how to manage T1D, and is incredibly grateful for the advances in technologies that help her live a healthy life. Currently, Lundyn helps her fellow members of the T1D community by participating in clinical trials, but one day hopes to become a doctor or a technological engineer and help find a cure for T1D. “I know that a cure is out there, and if I can help find it by trying out new technology, I’ll do it!” Lundyn is excited to bring her enthusiasm to Children’s Congress this year.


“Oklahoma Teenage With Type 1 Diabetes To Testify Before Congress,” news9, June 30, 2019

“Yukon teenager will speak to Congress about Type 1 diabetes,” Yukon Progress, July 5, 2019

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