Hot Off the Press: Advocacy News & Events
For the latest advocacy news and events from the American Diabetes Association, please check this section of our website regularly.
USPS Delays: Letter to Postmaster DeJoy
Twenty organizations advocate on behalf 133 million Americans with chronic conditions.
The Orlando Sentinel Op-Ed: We must be ready to help high-risk communities in pandemic and beyond
Authored by Dr. Otis Kirksey, Director of Pharmacy Services for Neighborhood Medical Center in Tallahassee and Tracey D. Brown, CEO for the ADA.
Letter to Congressional Leaders Calling for Increased COVID-19 Testing in Vulnerable Communities
Over 100 leading advocacy groups demand Congress address lack of COVID-19 testing in nation’s underserved communities.
The Baltimore Sun Op-Ed: More accessible testing needed in Maryland’s hardest hit communities
Authored by Dr. Sherita Golden (ADA Board Member) and CEO, Tracey D. Brown.
Call to Congress 2019
Learn about the ADA signature advocacy mobilization platform in Washington, D.C.
Read the latest advocacy-related newsletters from the Association.
The Cost of Diabetes
The national cost of diabetes in the U.S. has risen to $327 billion in 2017, up from $245 billion in 2012.
Statistics About Diabetes
The numbers associated with diabetes make a strong case for devoting more resources to finding a cure.
Together we can transform the lives of all people with diabetes.