Self Advocacy The Self Advocacy sub-category is intended for topics like: talking with your doctor, finding good health care providers, advocating to get our diabetes-related needs and rights respected at school and work, communicating with insurance companies to get our medical needs covered, and how to talk with friends and family members about our diabetes.
Public Advocacy The Public Advocacy sub-category is intended for conversations about social and political advocacy for people with diabetes. This includes lobbying for better Medicare coverage of diabetes-related medications and supplies, working against diabetes-related stigma and discrimination, encouraging FDA and other regulatory organizations to fast-track diabetes-related decisions, and more.
American Diabetes Association® Issues First Updates to 2018 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes [Diabetes Advocacy] (2)
Canada: CRA reverses course on disability tax credit eligibility for diabetics [Diabetes Advocacy] (3)
Canadian Gov’t Tax Changes Look to Cancel Disability Tax Credit for Type 1’s [Diabetes Advocacy] (10)