Kate Hall tells Senate committee her struggles with diabetes

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Posted: July 17th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

 

Kate Hall was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when she was 10 years old.

 

Not long afterward, she experienced a moment that steeled her resolve in making sure the disease did not define her.

 

“The thing that stood out to me the most was being benched during my first soccer game after my diagnosis,” Hall explained. “That really made me realize that diabetes wasn’t going to ever stop me from doing the things I love most. I thought, ‘I am not sitting out on anything ever again, if I can help it. I am figuring this thing out.’”

 

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