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MacArthur Amendment is Bad News for Diabetes

The MacArthur Amendment gets a thumb down. The latest round of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) includes an amendment – the MacArthur Amendment and it’s bad news for those with diabetes.

DPAC has given insight in previous blog posts why the proposed […]

Advocate Anywhere for Diabetes with the DPAC App!

We are thrilled to announce that we’ve made diabetes advocacy even easier with the launch of the DPAC App.

iPhone and Android DPAC App

You’re Busy. We get that.

Many of us have to focus on diabetes daily management on top of jobs and family. […]

CALIFORNIA: Tell Your State Legislators To Support AB 447

On April 25th, the California Assembly Health Committee will hold a hearing on AB 447.

AB 447 would authorize Medi-Cal to cover CGM as ‘medically necessary’ and end the disparity of access compared to all major private health plans in California […]

5 Simple eTips to Better Know Your Congress Members

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Find Congress Members

Know your Senators and Representative. That is super easy enter your zip code here to find your elected Members of Congress. If it finds multiple possible officials for your ZIP code, you can narrow your search by entering your street, city, state and ZIP […]

American Health Care Act Delayed: What’s Next?

What’s Next?

The American Health Act, scheduled to be voted upon Thursday, March 23, 2017 to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is now delayed, as there are not enough votes to pass the bill.

As people with diabetes, we recognize that […]

How To Convince Lawmakers to Keep Pre-Existing Condition Protections

The 2010 Affordable Care Act created many protections for people afflicted by diabetes, and perhaps none is more important than mandatory coverage for individuals with pre-existing conditions.  Today, the Republicans that run Congress and many state legislatures are working to repeal the Affordable Care Act.  Millions of Americans with […]

5 Fast Ways to Tell Fence Sitters in Congress They Need to Decide NOW

Fence Sitters

Fence sittersNo one wants to make a bad decision, especially when it comes to the federal healthcare acts currently being debated in Congress to repeal and replace ACA (Affordable Care Act), which is […]

How Would the Proposed ACA Repeal Impact People on Medicare with Diabetes?

On March 6, House Republicans released their long-anticipated plan to “repeal and replace” the 2010 Affordable Care Act, also known as “ACA” or “Obamacare.”  The effort includes two bills drafted by two different committees, and it seeks to preserve the most popular components of the ACA while repealing […]

Share Your Personal Story About Diabetes to Congress

If you or (someone you love) has diabetes and you’re afraid of how the possible repeal of the ACA might affect you, you’re not alone. Millions of patients just like you are very concerned about what an ACA repeal would […]

Over 3 Million Americans Impacted by Type 1 Diabetes Need Access to Healthcare

Changes to ACA will affect People with Type 1 Diabetes

The 115th Congress and the Trump Administration has made repealing the Affordable Care Act a top priority. For an estimated 3 million U.S. type 1 diabetes (T1D) and millions of other patients, both children and adults, this would […]