Society Testimony

Endocrine Society Testimony on the Special Diabetes Program (SDP)

May 31, 2019

Testimony Submitted for the Record: Investing in America’s Health Care United States House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee

"The reauthorization of the Special Diabetes Program (SDP) is critical to finding a cure for diabetes and ensuring that the populations at greatest risk have access to prevention, treatment, and education programs in their communities. More than 114 million Americans are living with or at-risk for developing diabetes. Their lives have been fundamentally changed through the SDP, which has been funded since 1997 to advance research for type 1 diabetes and to address the disproportionate burden of type 2 diabetes in American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN)..."

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