Tag: Tony Roma’s

Wish Kid Trevor meets Astronaut Ken Cameron

Trevor’s Wish Treats Him to Disney and An Astronaut

April 6th, 2016

In one day, Trevor was so thirsty that he drank eight bottles of water, a pint of milk, a half gallon of iced tea, and a liter of soda. His blood sugar results were so high that they wouldn’t register on the machine’s scale. He had also lost 19 pounds since his last visit. His […]

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A Detour from the Dangers of Diabetes

June 19th, 2015

“Rachael’s glucose levels were the furthest thing from her mind” At age seven, Rachael started suffering from night terrors and was always thirsty. After checking her blood glucose, Rachael’s doctor diagnosed her with type 1 diabetes. She was admitted to the hospital as doctors worked tirelessly for four days to regulate her spiked blood sugar […]

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Helena Lees

Helena Meets “Monster High” Characters

April 28th, 2015

“She would want to do it all over again” The last time Helena was at a theme park, she spent the whole time in search of water fountains and restrooms. This trip was a whole different story though. Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, Helena’s illness is controlled with insulin injections. She has to check her […]

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Journey Maldonado

Journey’s Fantasyland Adventure

March 18th, 2015

“It was truly a magical experience” At 10 months old Journey was admitted to the hospital because she was losing a pound every day. Doctors were eventually forced to place a feeding tube to help Journey get the nutrients she needed. Years later, Journey was finally diagnosed with Leigh’s Disease, a progressive, neurometabolic disorder characterized […]

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Della’s Disney Dream

May 21st, 2014

“Della smiled the entire trip” Della was developing as a normal baby should until she was 8 months old when she began losing weight and stopped growing. She was taken to the hospital where doctors debated on inserting a feeding tube for Della, but, ultimately, they decided to wait to see if her instincts would […]

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