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This session will explore opportunities for RDNs/DTRs/students in the diabetes prevention field along with current legislative efforts, highlighting the Preventing Diabetes in Medicare Act (H.R. 1686). It will also detail policy efforts with Congress for the need to conduct a hearing about diabetes and the role of MNT.
A case study will be presented to demonstrate ways for Academy members to be involved in moving this bill forward. To leverage resources to increase coverage for diabetes prevention services opportunities for Academy members in the diabetes prevention and care field with the current policy initiatives will be presented.
CPE Level: 2
Learning Codes: 1080, 4040, 5190
- Carol Brunzell, RDN, LD, CDE
- Marcia Kyle
- Stefanie Winston Rinehart, JD, MPH
Planned with the Legislative and Public Policy Committee