Endocrine Society Urges Senate Leadership to Protect Funding for CDC

May 02, 2024

Dear Chair Baldwin and Ranking Member Moore Capito:

"Chronic diseases, such as heart disease, cancer, chronic lung diseases, stroke, Alzheimer’s, and diabetes account for most deaths in the United States and globally and are the major drivers of sickness, disability, and account for over 86% of health care costs in the nation. They are responsible for seven out of 10 deaths among Americans each year, and they are the leading drivers of the nation’s $4.1 trillion in annual health care costs."

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