Phyllis Kaplan

Patient Leader

I have had Type 1 diabetes most of my life. My advocacy started at an early age, speaking out against things I felt were not correct, with how i was treated in school. My current advocacy work is around programming for adults with type 1 diabetes as there's not a lot of support out there. Until there's a cure, kids who are diagnosed with T1D grow up to be adults with T1D and outreach, events, and education should not stop.

Nominations

Patient Leader Hero Best Kept Secret

Phyllis has had type 1 diabetes for most of her life. From an early age, Phyllis was her own advocate, and now advocates for others Her advocacy today is around support for adults with type 1 diabetes.  — Phyllis

Phyllis works tirelessly in the diabetes community to help find a cure, which in this time, is a necessity.  — Alana

Phyllis Kaplan

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