US Senate Passes Resolution 327: November is Diabetes Awareness Month

On November 16, 2011, the United States Senate called attention to the diabetes epidemic by passing Senate Resolution 327—Supporting the Goals and Ideals of American Diabetes Month,  a resolution recognizing November as American Diabetes Month. The resolution was sponsored by by Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), as a way to raise awareness about the nearly 26,000,000 people in the United States with the disease and 79,000,000 people of the United States who have pre-diabetes. Senators Collins and Shaheen serve as Co-Chairs of the Senate’s Diabetes Caucus.

View a text of the resolution here.