Kosair Children's Hospital announced the establishment of the new Wendy L. Novak Diabetes Care Center on Wednesday.
David and Wendy Novak
Type 1 diabetes usually is diagnosed in children and young adults.
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A generous
gift from a well-known Louisville family means Kentuckiana soon will have a new
place to help fight diabetes.
Kosair Children's Hospital announced
the establishment of the new Wendy L. Novak Diabetes Care Center on Wednesday. It was made possible by a
$5 million gift from Lift a Life
Foundation which was founded by Yum! Brands CEO David Novak. Several
members of Novak's family, including his wife Wendy, live diabetes.
The center will provide the latest
treatments for and education about type 1 diabetes, commonly known as juvenile
diabetes. The disease usually is diagnosed in children and young adults and is
different from the more prevalent type 2 diabetes which is linked to obesity
and is more commonly diagnosed in adults.
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