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

On April 7th, 2017, The League Club held its annual Briefcase Breakfast, in which it awarded funds totaling over $324,000 to various non-profit organizations throughout Lee and Collier counties.  The Help a Diabetic Child Foundation was one of thirty-one local, non-profit organizations to receive a grant from The League Club’s record fundraising year. The League Club…

The Omnipod System is an insulin management system that can be worn discreetly on your person, anywhere you would normally inject. It comes complete with a wireless glucose meter – called the Personal Diabetes Manager (PDM) – that puts you in control of your Diabetes. The Omnipod System, developed by the Insulet Corporation, has built…

Todd M. Brusko, Ph.D Board  member of HADC For parents, storing their newborn baby’s umbilical cord blood is a way to preserve potentially lifesaving cells. Now, a group of University of Florida Health researchers has found a way to expand and preserve certain cord-blood cells as a potential treatment for Type 1 diabetes. Read more……

The Board of Directors of the Help a Diabetic Child Foundation (HADC) is proud to announce the election our newest Directors, Pat Read Bottof and Henry Rodriguez, MD. Henry Rodriguez, MD is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of South Florida College of Medicine, Clinical Director of the USF Diabetes Center, and Principal Investigator of the…

Special Thanks to Jonathan Roy and Corey Hart for their amazing support! And to Academia Sánchez-Casal for a successful event! On December 3rd, the Arthur Allen Fall Tennis Tournament – an annual event benefiting the Greater Naples YMCA and the Help a Diabetic Child Foundation – came to a close with a charity dinner and…

Feeling truly blessed;)))) today!!! We cannot thank you all for your help and support…Without you we’d be scrambling to pay for test strips skipping sugar counts and reusing syringes…..From my family to yours there is hope and angels do exist.

“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…

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…

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