Who did you look up to as a kid? For many of us, it was our parents. We may not have known it back then, but their actions and words had the power to shape our values.

Lisa, a Novo Nordisk employee who lives with type 1 diabetes, understands the power she has as a mother to help her kids understand the importance of giving back. And through community engagement, like working on the Novo Nordisk New Jersey Marathon, she leads by example.

This is Lisa’s story: