TrialNet participant Amanda Gilchrist along with her spouse and two young children pause for a family picture in a field of yellow sunflowers
Participant Spotlight

Participant spotlight: Amanda Gilchrist

The Gilchrist family loves to read. When Emmie (pictured bottom right) was first diagnosed with T1D at age 4, Amanda asked her school librarian for all the books that had characters with T1D. There weren’t a lot. Now, when Amanda and Emmie meet authors (in person or online), they ask them to put characters with T1D into their next stories.

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