S.Res.600 - A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of American Diabetes Month.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] (Introduced 11/26/2012)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||11/29/2012 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent.|
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Summary: S.Res.600 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (11/29/2012)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Expresses support for: (1) the goals and ideals of American Diabetes Month, including encouraging people to fight diabetes through public awareness about prevention and treatment options, and increasing education about the disease; and (2) decreasing the prevalence of type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes in the United States through increased research, treatment, and prevention.
Recognizes the importance of early detection, awareness of the symptoms, and the risk factors that often lead to the development of diabetes.