Efforts continue to color the town for a cure
Daily News Staff Report
Eight months ago, Josh and Lindsey Belt of Jennings learned that their 3-year-old son, Joel, has an extremely rare and life-threatening disease called Pulmonary Hypertension (PH). PH causes high blood pressure in the lungs’ arteries, making it harder for the blood to flow through the lungs to pick up oxygen. The disease often causes heart failure.
“Since there is no cause found for why Joel has PH, that also means there currently is no cure,” said Josh Belt.For the complete story and more local news, please subscribe to Jennings Daily News by clicking subscribe or by calling 337-824-3011.
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