This way to a cure! The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Road Tour
is making a stop in Portsmouth - 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30 at King's
Daughters Medical Center Ohio, 2001 Scioto Trail, Portsmouth.
Destination: A Cure for T1D (type 1 diabetes) will feature guest speaker
John Lyons whose 10-year-old daughter Julia was diagnosed with T1D when
she was 3. John, who lives in Cincinnati, is on the JDRF Board and has
been active in JDRF's Research Information Volunteers Program for
John, along with other volunteers have been busy traveling Ohio the last
18 months informing communities on the latest on the quest to cure, treat
and prevent T1D. Updates include news about artificial pancreas technology,
beta cell encapsulation and smart insulin.
The event is free and open to those impacted by T1D. Light refreshments
will be provided. For more information, visit