Tuesday, July 23, 2013

T1D Celebrities at Children's Congress

At Children's Congress there were a bunch of celebrities who have Type 1 Diabetes (T1D).

Mary Mouser:
Mary Mouser is an actress.  She stars in: ABC's Body of Proof (Which I have not seen) and the Disney Movie Frenemies (I only saw the beginning but I loved it and I really want to see the rest).

Aaron Kowalski:
Aaron Kowalski is a researcher and the head of the Artificial Pancreas Project.

Charlie Kimball:
Charlie Kimball is a race car driver.  He said that on his steering wheel he has air pressure, speed, blood sugar from his cgm...=)

Brian Kenny:
Brian Kenny is an MLB sportscaster.  He does not have Diabetes, but his daughter Camille does.

Crystal Bowersox:
Crystal Bowersox was on American Idol.  All of the delegates got to sing with her!

Gary Hall Jr.
Gary Hall Jr. has won ten olympic medals in swimming and is part of the olympic hall of fame!

Leslee Adkins:
Leslee Adkins is a writer and journalist.  See that pink thing on her shirt that looks like an i-phone?  Its not!  It an insulin pump called the T-Slim!

Jean Smart, Ray Allen (His son, Walker, who was a delegate has diabetes), Nicole Johnson, and Sam Talbot were also there but I did not get pictures with them.

Also, check out these blog posts about Children's Congress:
Children's Congress: Awesome, Exciting, Inspiring! - The Princess and the Pump
Such an amazing story to tell his grand kids! - Everyday Highs and Lows
Rocco speaks on Capitol Hill for JDRf Children's Congress 2013! - Everyday Highs and Lows

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