Maine track star Kate Hall tells Senate committee of challenges posed by diabetes


Posted: July 16th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

Hall and 10-year-old Isabelle Levesque of Arundel testify before the Senate Committee on Aging, led by Sen. Susan Collins.


Kate Hall of Casco, a high school track star who has Type 1 diabetes, testified Wednesday in Washington, D.C., before a special Senate Committee on Aging.


The hearing, led by Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, was held to examine the challenges of living and aging with Type 1 diabetes. The hearing was held in conjunction with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s Children’s Congress.


Hall and Isabelle Levesque, a 10-year-old from Arundel who also has Type 1 diabetes, were among several “key witnesses” who testified, said a press release issued by Collins.

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