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Diabetes & Commercial Insurance – Ask An Expert: Dr. Edmund Pezalla, MD, MPH

ejp-photo-nov20131Insurance is complex and diabetes is a complex disease to manage; trying to navigate commercial health plans for the best options can be even more complex with diabetes!

Join us on Friday, October 7 at 12pm Eastern as we learn […]

Anthem Responds to #DiabetesAccessMatters

media300x300actA DPAC Insider shared that Anthem, one of the companies receiving emails about the importance of access to prescribed diabetes treatments, has responded.

Dr. John S. Yao, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P, the Staff VP Medical Policy Development, Office of Medical Policy […]

DPAC On Capitol Hill Today

PrintWhile we are firm believers that you can advocate for diabetes anywhere (and anytime!), sometimes it’s good to get up close and personal on Capitol Hill with those who make policies, especially when it’s about diabetes.

We are honored today to represent […]

Ask the Diabetes And Black Caucuses to RSVP For Their Job

We’re going to be blunt, because there isn’t a lot of time.

media300x300actThere will be a Congressional briefing on the Impact of CMS Competitive Bidding Program on Medicare Beneficiary Safety and Access to Diabetes Testing Supplies Analysis on Monday, June 20th […]

DPAC District Days: Scheduling The Meeting

Scheduling a meeting with your representative is the perfect way to turn the heat up and meet with our representatives when they are home from Washington, D.C. this summer. Diabetes doesn’t stop working, so we can’t either when it comes to asking Congress for help on diabetes issues. Not […]

Guest Post: Chris Clement on Why #DiabetesAccessMatters

We will be sharing stories about access and the issues patients have encountered in getting the diabetes supplies, medications, and services they need. Chris Clement of Diabetic Ink,  gives his thoughts and comments about access and technology by sharing his story.


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Guest Post: Richard Vaughn on Why #DiabetesAccessMatters

We will be sharing stories about access and the issues patients have encountered in getting the diabetes supplies, medications, and services they need. Richard Vaughn of Richard’s Rambling Reviews,  gives his thoughts and comments about access by sharing his story.


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Guest Post: Mindy Bartleson – Part of The Change

I find it empowering that as a person with diabetes, I am a part of the change no matter how big or small- at a national or even a local level.

I love advocacy. I love […]

Guest Post: Laddie Lindahl on #DiabetesAccessMatters

We will be sharing stories about access and the issues patients have encountered in getting the diabetes supplies, medications, and services they need. Laddie Lindhal of TestGuess and Go,  gives her thoughts and comments about access by sharing her story.


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Lancet Poke The FDA! ACT by June 1, 2016!

In a clinical setting, cross-contamination through lancet re-use and sharing of lancing devices is a serious issue. Hepatitis B outbreaks in long-term healthcare facilities are still happening despite infection protocol policies. Other blood-borne viruses can be transmitted through lancet re-use. These transmissions can […]