S.Res.616 - A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of American Diabetes Month.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] (Introduced 11/17/2016)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/17/2016 Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6488-6489) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.616 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/17/2016)
Expresses support for: (1) the goals and ideals of American Diabetes Month, including encouraging individuals to fight diabetes through public awareness about prevention and treatment options and enhancing 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.