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Congressman Kean joins the Congressional Diabetes Caucus

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Kean, Jr. (NJ-07) Monday announced that he has joined the Congressional Diabetes Caucus.  

The Congressional Diabetes Caucus was formed in 1996 and has grown to be the largest caucus in Congress with over 300 members in the 118th Congress.

The mission of the Congressional Diabetes Caucus is to educate Members of Congress and staff about diabetes and to support legislative activities that would improve diabetes research, education, and treatment.  

Congressman Kean recently met with constituents representing JDRF, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, the leading global nonprofit funding type 1 diabetes research to discuss how to continue supporting diabetes awareness and research.  

“1.2 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year,” Kean said. “It is crucial that Congress remains well-informed to support those with diabetes and to advance research in this field. I am proud to join this bipartisan caucus and thank my colleagues, Representatives Diana DeGette (CO-01) and Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) for leading this caucus.” 

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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