Category Archives: Health Care Reform

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Update on Senate Healthcare Bill

An update of American Diabetes Association actions as the Senate considers ACA repeal legislation. Continue reading

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4 Things to Know About ACA Repeal and Diabetes

Are you or a loved one affected by diabetes? Here’s what you should know about ACA repeal. Continue reading

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#ThisIsDiabetes on Capitol Hill

We brought more than 180 advocates from 34 states to Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, March 29 through Friday, March 31 for our 2017 Call to Congress. Continue reading

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Black History Month: Our programs fight discrimination and empower people with diabetes

Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD

While tremendous progress has been made in diabetes treatment and management, gaps still exist for minority populations such as the African-American community. To learn more for Black History Month, we turned to Dr. Sam Dagogo-Jack, the Association’s President, Medicine & Science. Continue reading

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Let’s Treat the WHOLE Patient

David G. Marrero, PhD, President, Health Care & Education, American Diabetes Association

Yes, we have made amazing strides in the clinical management of diabetes and the technology of treatment. But we need to play a game of “catch up” when it comes to the psychosocial aspects of this disease. Continue reading

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Get Off the Sidelines to Help Stop Diabetes®

Marjorie Cypress, PhD, RN, CNP, CDE President, Health Care & Education, 2014 American Diabetes Association

As President of Health Care and Education for the American Diabetes Association, part of my responsibility is to make sure that what we do as an organization stays true to the mission of improving the lives of all people affected by diabetes. Continue reading

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Advocacy in Action – Our 2014 Legislative and Regulatory Priorities

U.S. Capitol

Each year, the Association works to identify the leading federal and state legislative and regulatory priorities that will guide our ongoing efforts to Stop Diabetes®. These priorities help guide our work with Congress and state legislators, and drive our efforts to make diabetes research, prevention programs and access to health care a top priority on Capitol Hill and in every statehouse across the nation. Continue reading

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