Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
TUCSON, Ariz. – Athletes from the Elite Team of Team Type 1 will visit patients at The University of Arizona – Diamond Children’s on Thursday, Nov. 17, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The team will visit children hospitalized at Diamond Children’s as well as meet patients with type 1 diabetes.
According to the team’s website, its mission is to “instill hope and inspiration for people around the world affected by diabetes. With appropriate diet, exercise, treatment and technology, we believe anyone with diabetes can achieve their dreams.”
Team Type 1 is comprised of some of the finest amateur cyclists in the United States and each member of the Elite Team has type 1 diabetes. The team will be riding in the 29th Annual El Tour De Tucson on Nov. 19.