Otolaryngologist Angelo Consiglio, MD, a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine, currently serves on the medical staff of Jackson Hospital in northwest Florida. Throughout his professional career, Dr. Angelo Consiglio has also found time to support charitable organizations such as JDRF (formerly called the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundatiion).
JDRF funds Type 1 diabetes research with the goal of ending the disease worldwide. The organization sponsors the Ride to Cure Diabetes in a number of locations in the United States. From October 27 to 30, 2016, the Amelia Island, Florida, ride will be held for the first time. Located just north of Jacksonville, Amelia Island will provide a scenic route for JDRF riders, with pristine beaches, marshlands, and maritime forests. Riders will be able to bike up to 100 miles with this picturesque backdrop. The Amelia Island Ride to Cure Diabetes is perfect for beginners and families, since the terrain in the area is flat and ideal for easy riding.