Ashley Bringer of Cincinnati, Ohio has been participating in a number of fundraisers to help raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). 11-year-old Ashley does not have diabetes, but her younger brother, 7-year-old Austin, has been living with type 1 diabetes for the last three years.
Sterling Cleveland of Manhattan, New York is currently walking from New York to Los Angeles to raise awareness and money for type 1 diabetes. Cleveland began his journey on foot several months ago, and has plans to end his trek later this summer.
Sophia Veit of Muskego, Wisconsin has been living with type 1 diabetes for two years since she was diagnosed in kindergarten. In an effort to help families who deal with type 1 diabetes connect with one another, the Veit family has launched a diabetes website called Sophia's Promise.
Paul Dadak of Pelham, Massachusetts has been participating in the Tour de Cure race for 20 years. At the age of 65, Dadak does not have diabetes, but he rides in honor of finding a cure for his wife Ann, who has been suffering from type 1 diabetes for over 40 years.
Faith Corral of Camarillo, California suffers from type 1 diabetes and cerebral palsy. However, despite her conditions, 8-year-old Faith is fully knowledgeable in regards to taking action when her mother, also a type 1 diabetic, reaches dangerously low blood sugar levels.