The Jack McGovern Coats’ Disease Foundation was founded in 2006 by the parents of Jack McGovern as a promise to their son that they would never rest until there was a cure for Coats’ Disease. To this end, the foundation was started to raise funds in support of research to improve treatments and, ultimately, to find a cure.
Recently diagnosed, or want to learn more information about Coats’ disease? We compiled answers to the most common questions.
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Coats' Disease is a rare disease that more often afflicts children
Coats' Disease afflicts children more frequently but is also diagnosed in young adults
Coats' Disease is more often diagnosed in boys and young adult males. All patients will need to monitor the disease during their lifetime.