Jackie Speier (Rep-CA-12)
Representative Jackie Speier (CA-12) meets with JDRF advocates from California's 12th congressional district
Our daughter, Makenna, was diagnosed in Sep 2010. I have since joined the Board of the Los Angeles Chapter of JDRF.
My son Max, diagnosed in 1997, is still waiting for a cure.
I have two sons with Type 1 diabetes and I am very committed to supporting those who will find a cure!
I promised my daughter I would do everything I could to find a cure when she was diagnosed.
I hate having diabetes and want everyone to know why we need a cure
My son 3 year old son Danny was Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes on December 10, 2011 and we pray for a cure every day!
I was diagnosed at age 15 and am now a fairly healthy 60 year old woman.
JOSH, age 9, type 1 - "I HATE diabetes; I HATE shots; PLEASE FUND a cure"
Our daughter Lia was diagnosed on June 2009. Second day at the hospital she told me:"go back to work and find me a cure"
I have had T1 Diabetes for 22 years and want to help others the way I've been helped.
I'm "tri-ing"...but as hard as I swim, bike or run...diabetes is still always with me!
I joined to make a difference.
When I asked my 6-year-old daughter what she would do if elected president, she said, "Cure diabetes." I will help her.
My son was 20 years old when he was diagnosed with Type I Diabetes. I almost lost him. We must find a cure.
I wish for a cure so my 2yr old granddaughter can have an easier life, that doesn't mean numerous insulin injections.
My sons, ages 14 and 19, have type 1 diabetes.
Evin is a beautiful, talented 11 year old about to start her next life journey in Middle School. It's time for a cure.
I have never seen my father drive a car. I'm 22. Juvenile diabetes took my dad's eyesight.
I've had type 1 diabetes for 8 years, and I'm joining the Promise campaign to help fight for a cure!
My 15 year old son Daniel. Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes 11/24/10. He has handled his diagnosis like a champion.