Illinois Legislative Diabetes Caucus -Kovler Diabetes Center

Illinois Legislative Diabetes Caucus

The Illinois Legislative Diabetes Caucus will promote sound diabetes policy development including the:

  • Education of colleagues on key issues from the perspective of consumers, families, and caregivers;
  • Establishment of a forum through which political strategies to advance diabetes-related issues will be developed;
  • Development of local district-centric awareness activities;
  • Evaluation of legislative and public policy changes for the advancement of diabetes education, prevention and treatment;
  • Education regarding the differences between type I and type II diabetes and the dissemination of information regarding such differences; and,
  • Creation of a forum for dialogue, learning and communication with varied stakeholders.


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