How to Rock Diabetes Advocacy at Town Hall Meetings

Time for Recess! (And That Means Town Halls!)

Now that summer is in full swing, just like for students, Congress has a long recess out of Washington. With this Congressional session wrapping up, representatives have flown out of D.C. and back to […]

Your First 100 Days: Building Your Personal Advocacy Plan

Building A Personal Advocacy Plan

We have a new Congress and a new Administration. There are many reports speculating about what they will do in their first 100 days.

I am asking myself, what else can I do in the first 100 days for people with diabetes? To be effective, I’m […]

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 […]

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 […]

Get Ready: DPAC District Days Are Coming!

What are DPAC District Days?

Your Congressional representatives don’t spend all year in Washington, D.C. voting on bills. In fact, they will only spend 110 days there in 2016. One of the most important things that they do is meet with their constituents while in their own […]

FDA and DPAC Webinar on Artificial Pancreas – #DOCasksFDA

Webinar on Artificial Pancreas

A Dialogue between the FDA and the Diabetes Community- Thursday, June 2, 2016

DPAC_ASKanEXPERT_FDAOn Thursday, June 2, 2016, the FDA will host a webinar to share general information about […]

Can A Single Tweet Save A Life?


Tweet-In May 12th, 2016 at 8pm EST

TweetOn Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 8pm EST, we are asking our diabetes community (And those who care about […]

DPAC Insiders: The State of Diabetes Policy – 2nd Quarter 2016


DPAC Insiders Policy AdvocacyDo you know what the statuses are of the diabetes bills on Capitol Hill? What’s going to happen in this election year for diabetes policy? Are law makers even listening to the diabetes community?

Find out all of […]

Replay: Ask An Expert: Tom Karlya

Tom “Diabetes Dad” Karlya joins DPAC to share the success of Reegan’s Rule in North

DPAC_ASKanEXPERT_TK PlayCarolina as a precedent for other states.

Why we’re excited.

Tom knows that advocacy happens when people act and where they act. He will share the heartbreak that drove […]

Where Can I Learn About Diabetes Policy Advocacy?

DPAC BOOTCAMP FEATUREDiabetes Advocacy Boot Camp (DABC)

March 11, 2016 in Las Vegas


Join DPAC at the first face-to-face DABC (Diabetes Advocacy Boot Camp) and learn how to become an effective diabetes policy advocate – while having fun!

On Friday, March […]