Schoolboy with type 1 diabetes arranges school onesie day to fundraise for JDRF

A schoolboy from Wiltshire has been praised for making his complete school conscious of type 1 diabetes.

Isaac Reeve, aged eight, who has had type 1 diabetes for 4 years, organized a charity onesie day, a cake sale and gave a 15-minute presentation to all 370 college students about what life is like with the situation. All proceeds raised went to the type 1 diabetes charity JDRF.

It was Isaac’s concept to do one thing to promote consciousness across the school, in accordance to his mom.

Sarah Fitzpatrick stated: “I’m so proud of the way he spoke about it and why it was important to raise awareness. All of it is down to Isaac, from having the conversation with the headteacher to the assembly.”

Deputy headteacher Russ Payne, of St Mary’s CE Primary School in Purton, added: “Isaac did a brilliant job with his talk in assembly even though it is a big school with 370 children. He spoke so confidently for about 10 to 15 minutes explaining about type one diabetes and why he wanted to organise this onesie day.”

Isaac’s speak included a number of surprises, considered one of which featured a video message Steve Dixon who’s a Sky News presenter and in addition has type 1 diabetes. A letter from 10 Downing Street was additionally learn out, after Isaac had written to Prime Minister Theresa May, who additionally has the situation.

Sarah added: “Isaac has additionally been so wonderful and he has in all probability coped higher than I’ve as a result of he simply will get on with issues. He has the odd day the place he needs he was regular and we speak via that however he loves enjoying soccer and I’ve instructed him that diabetes received’t cease him from doing something in life.

“It is tough work planning the whole lot round it however when Isaac grows up, he will not know any totally different and we by no means say no to him doing something due to his diabetes.”