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News by Topic: Diabetes

Jan 26, 2023 - Funding awards for a total of $139 million have been made to 302 tribal, urban, and Indian Health Service sites in 35 states for the Special Diabetes Program for Indians. This provides diabetes prevention and treatment services for American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jan 5, 2023 - Notice from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announcing updates to Guidelines for Screening for Diabetes in Pregnancy and Screening for Type 2 Diabetes after Pregnancy as part of the HRSA-Supported Women's Preventive Services Guidelines. For most non-grandfathered group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage, this update will take effect in 2024.
Source: Federal Register