The annual Tour de Cure is May 13, starting at the Topsfield Fairgrounds and Danvers resident Dan Servizio is among the charity riders pedaling a 62-mile route to support the American Diabetes Association.
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Camryn Holt was diagnosed at two and a half years old with Type 1 Diabetes, but she isn't letting it hold her back from pursuing her dreams in the theater, while educating peers about her disease.
At just nine years old, Camryn Holt is an inspiration. Her mother Stacey describes the Riverside School fourth grader as brave and independent. "She's someone who never, ever complains about her situation, and who doesn't mind sharing her story with peers to help educate them about what she has to experience every day," she said. As an insulin dependent diabetic, Camryn's every day entails a shot of insulin 4-6 times a day, testing her blood level 10 times a day at least; every time she eats something, or doesn’t feel right. "She’s very in tuned with her body, she can feel it," Holt explained. Stacey Holt knew first hand what changes and modifications would need to be made in order to accomodate the needs of a diabetic child, after her …