Diabetes Center Patient Stories

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Type 1 Diabetes: Emily Ireland's Story

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Meet Emily Ireland. Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when she was 12 years old, Emily never lets her diabetes stop her from doing the things she enjoys.

Type 1 Diabetes: Emily's Story


Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 8, Emily Gold has been working with her family and community to raise money to help find a cure for the condition.

Type 1 Diabetes: Haley, Ryan and Aaron's Story

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Haley Van Schaick, Ryan Gold and Aaron Gold have more in common than type 1 diabetes and being patient sat CHOP's Diabetes Center for Children. They are also vocal advocates for diabetes research.

Type 1 Diabetes: Henry's Story


As a competitive athlete, Henry Goodhart keeps his diabetes in check with help from the staff at CHOP's Diabetes Center for Children.

Type 1 Diabetes: Jackson's Story

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First-grader Jackson Moul turned $10 seed money from a school project into a $600 donation to the Diabetes Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Type 1 Diabetes: Jake's Story


At age 14, Jake Fine has already made remarkable contributions to the world of diabetes through fundraising, advocacy and educational efforts to improve the lives of kids with diabetes.


Type 1 Diabetes: Joe's Story


A diagnosis of type 1 diabetes means a lifetime commitment to health. For Carol Flannery and her son, Joe, advances in diabetes care have made managing Joe's disorder easier over time. 

Type 1 Diabetes: Mark's Story


Mark is a competitive athlete with type 1 diabetes. He is committed to playing football and works hard to manage and control his diabetes with help from the Diabetes Center for Children at CHOP.

Type 1 Diabetes: Michael's Story


Meet Michael, a premier heavyweight wrestling champ who also has type 1 diabetes. Michael is being treated at the Diabetes Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Type 1 Diabetes: Michelle, Julia and Cate's Story


Living with type 1 diabetes themselves, Michelle Alemi, Julia Sautter and Cate Mars supported and educated young people newly diagnosed with the disorder at a recent Diabetes Parent Support Network meeting.