Westport student heading to Washington D.C. to push for a cure for Type 1 diabetes

Westport student heading to Washington D.C. to push for a cure for Type 1 diabetes

Westport student heading to Washington D.C. to push for a cure for Type 1 diabetes

Harrison Zuckerberg, 11, at his home in Westport. He will be traveling to Washington D.C. July 8-11 and representing the state of Connecticut in a conference about Type 1 diabetes. Hour photo/Matthew Vinci

 

By ROBIN KAMINSKI

Hour Staff Writer

WESTPORT — At first glance, 11-year-old Harrison Zuckerberg strikes a dapper appearance and poise beyond his years.

A closer look reveals an insulin pump that he wears on his arm to combat his Type-1/juvenile diabetes and a bold determination to one day find a cure for the chronic disease. Read more…