Collierville student to advocate in D.C. for diabetes research funding

JDRF Children’s Congress to help lawmakers understand living with T1D

By Published: June 16, 2019 5:49 PM CT

A sophomore at Collierville High School is traveling to Washington this summer to level with legislators about the high cost that comes with living with Type 1 diabetes.  


Diabetes Health insurance JDRF JDRF Children's Congress T1D
Michelle Corbet

Michelle Corbet

Michelle Corbet covers business for The Daily Memphian. Prior to, she was a reporter at the Memphis Business Journal. A native Memphian and University of Memphis graduate, Michelle covered business in Conway, Arkansas after college. Michelle got her start covering business as an intern at The Commercial Appeal.

Comment On This Story

Email Editions

Sign up for our morning and evening editions, plus breaking news.