Letter to Congressional Leadership to Reauthorize the Special Diabetes Program
From: The Endocrine Society
To: Representatives Walden and Pallone
Sent: 24 October 2017
"On behalf of the 114 million Americans living with or at risk for diabetes, the American Diabetes Association and the Endocrine Society are grateful for your leadership and steadfast commitment to the Special Diabetes Program (SDP) and for your commitment to reaching a bipartisan agreement to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and other important public health priorities. As you work to reauthorize CHIP, we urge you to include a long-term renewal of both components of SDP without the cuts to the Prevention and Public Health Fund (PPHF) currently included in the CHAMPION Act...."