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Guest Blog: Erin Bubb on What Patients are Doing with DPAC

Out of all the organizations out there, why DPAC? Most of us who have lived in this world realize that, in order to effect the greatest amount of change you start from the Top-Down. DPAC starts with those seated in positions that have the power to literally change the world of those living with Diabetes. DPAC strives to make Diabetes Advocacy simple, so that “regular people” can change their voice into action.

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Guest Blog: Mike Ratrie- We Need Sails

Together, the DPAC Champions plan to grow the voice of PWDs in our Nation’s capital, Washington, DC, and also in our Nation’s Capitals, from Annapolis to Tallahassee, Indianapolis to Frankfort, Sacramento to Baton Rouge and beyond. We want our legislators to gain a better understanding of what we face, and how they can positively impact our lives. In addition, through partnerships with the Lions Club International, the Association of Black Cardiologists, DPAC Champions hope to engage and energize everyone including “sugar-normals” to help advance legislative solutions to giving us better sails.

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