AUSTIN, TEXAS (FOX 7) — Avery Dietz loves to tumble and would cart-wheel her way around the house if she could.

“I love doing gymnastics and at school I love math,” said the eight-year-old.

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As a third grader she doesn’t let anything slow her down.

“She’s the most happy positive kid and she’s that way with everything she’s dealing with,” said Becca Dietz, Avery’s mom.

Six years ago Avery was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.