Pre-Existing Conditions Must Be Protected
The 115th Congress and the Trump Administration has made repealing the Affordable Care Act a top priority. For over 29 million U.S. families, this will be a devastating blow, as protections for those with pre-existing conditions, including diabetes, will […]
Every two years, a new Congress convenes, after a completely new House of Representatives and several new Senate members are selected to represent us. On January 3, 2017, the 115th Congress will convene at noon and will decide on bills, resolutions, and weigh […]
It was an exciting 2016 for our community and for DPAC.
While so much more was done, we wanted to share what we consider to be the highlights of our DPAC community. You, by sharing your voices, made diabetes policy happen this year.
Stay tuned for an exciting 2017!
The National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act (H.R.1192/S.586) would create a commission to help bring […]
This was an interesting election year, was it not?
34 of the 100 seats in the Senate were up for grabs.
All 435 seats in the House of Representatives were in play for the election. (Musical chairs, anyone?)
Regardless of your political affiliation, the nail biter evening brought surprises for many. Now […]
Tips for Effective Advocacy
I’m a huge fan of DPAC and the work being done to highlight the policy environment facing people living with Type 1 Diabetes. DPAC has created an amazing resource where you can quickly and easily see […]
Wait, why bother keeping score at home when you can easily do so at DPAC’s website?
Here’s where we are sitting with the Medicare CGM Access Act […]
Every. Diabetes. Vote. Matters.
Over the next week, we’ll be asking you to remind our politicians that diabetes doesn’t get voted down, lost in subcommittees, or shelved until a new administration comes in. Our families and friends and employees live with diabetes […]