"HADC purchases diabetic supplies and insulin for children and college students with diabetes who are in financial need."

“Children with diabetes are at an unacceptably increased risk of being admitted to hospital,” John Gregory, a professor and specialist in pediatric endocrinology at Cardiff University School of Medicine, said in a university news release. Here’s another statement in the same article: “The risk of hospitalization among children with type 1 diabetes was highest for…

Help A Diabetic Child Foundation was honored to be a host at the Inaugural Naples Diabetes Conference at the Naples Greater YMCA. Attendees were given tours of the new Weny Charitable Trust Diabetes Education Center located inside the Richard M. Schulze Wellness Center at the YMCA. The Weny Trust Diabetes Education Center at the YMCA, in partnership with…

Every so often an event occurs that demonstrates not only the essence of a foundation’s mission but the very heart of the founders who created the mission.  This is just one such story. I met “Jared” just a few days ago through Joe, one of HADC’s founders.  Jared’s dad died when he was nine years…

Question: “Does eating sugar cause diabetes?” Original answer: “No!”  Updated answer “…Maybe…” After years of research we know that just simply consuming sugary foods does not cause diabetes, at least not type 1 diabetes (T1D). Type 1 occurs because the immune system has incorrectly decided to attack the cells in the pancreas that produce insulin…

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