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Short Titles as Introduced

Gestational Diabetes Act of 2018

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Official Title as Introduced

To provide grants to better understand and reduce gestational diabetes, and for other purposes.

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04/02/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

04/02/2018Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/02/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (4)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3]* 04/02/2018
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4]* 04/02/2018
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40]* 04/02/2018
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2]* 04/02/2018

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House Energy and Commerce04/02/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in House (04/02/2018)

Gestational Diabetes Act of 2018 or the GEDI Act

This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop a multisite gestational diabetes research project to expand and enhance surveillance data and public health research on gestational diabetes. 

CDC must expand and intensify public health research on gestational diabetes.

The CDC must: (1) award grants for demonstration projects to reduce the incidence of gestational diabetes, the recurrence of such disease in subsequent pregnancies, and the development of type 2 diabetes in women with a history of gestational diabetes; and (2) work with state and Indian tribal-based diabetes prevention and control programs assisted by the CDC to encourage postpartum follow-up after gestational diabetes to reduce the incidence of gestational diabetes and its recurrence, the development of type 2 diabetes in at-risk women, and related complications.