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Sign up to be an Advocate and help us protect those affected by Diabetes.
The Association Fights to:
- Increase federal funding and commitment for diabetes research and programs
- Improve access to health care and insure coverage
- Eliminate discrimination against people with diabetes
By Becoming an Advocate You:
- Take Action
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Hawaii Legislative Milestones
Diabetes Cost Reduction Act (DCRA)—HB 2392 (2001)
Association-sponsored legislation that requires health insurance policies and plans issued within Hawaii to cover diabetes supplies and equipment, outpatient education and medical nutrition therapy.
School Care Issues
Glucagon and Self-Management in Public Schools—HB 1550 (2005)
Association-sponsored legislation that allows trained non-medical school personnel to administer glucagon to students with parental consent. Common problems in schools include:
- Denial of 504 plans
- Prohibition from testing blood sugar in the classroom
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