When you see Amazing, it changes you. We see Amazing every day in the kids and families we serve. Read some of their stories here.

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Type 1 diabetes T1D

T1D profile: Peter leads in classroom, sports

Peter Engstrom is an honor roll student and football captain at Spring Lake Park High School.

Jessica type 1 diabetes

For teen with type 1 diabetes, it’s about numbers — and a whole lot more

For teens like Jessica with type 1 diabetes it’s about balancing your numbers. By managing her disease, she doesn’t let it limit her independence.

T1D profile: Madison amazing at dance, academics

Madison Bates is a junior at Hudson (Wis.) High School who does an amazing job handling type 1 diabetes. But she’s amazing at a lot of other things, too!

Josh Whitehill NICU micro preemie

Micro preemie weighed less than 1 pound at birth

NICU Then & Now: Jonathon Whitehill weighed 10.9 ounces when he was born in 2009. Today he's a first-grader who loves school and sports.

Leah

Baby Leah’s journey: ‘I knew she was special from the beginning’

Leah underwent multiple surgeries before she was 5 months old so that she could share her big personality and infectious smile with the world.

Lucia Halstrom

Lucia’s unstoppable heart

Lucia Halstrom has learned to thrive nearly two years after experiencing sudden cardiac arrest.

Josh Karels

For Minnesota boy, hockey is more than a game

For 15-year-old Josh Karels, who was diagnosed with multisystem autoimmune disease, an illness that causes the body's inflammatory system to destroy healthy organs, the bonds built through hockey are the foundation of his life.

Elijah cochlear implants

Cochlear implants give Elijah new life

Elijah was born deaf, but technology gives him the power to hear the world around him.

Minneapolis girls see marathon as chance to help others

Members of the Team Superstars charity endurance team aren’t the only ones to use the Twin Cities Marathon as a chance to give back to the kids of Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. A pair of Minneapolis girls found a blister-free way to make an impact on race day.

Lucia’s joy

Lucia has been a primary care patient at Children’s Minnesota ever since moving to Minneapolis from Guatemala at 9 months old.