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[IP] National Library of Medicine; Bill's in congress related to diabetes



I pulled these off of another diabetes list and thought they were interesting 
reading:

Subject: great medical site

check out the web site for the National Library of Medicine. 
www.medlineplus.com. they have hundreds of articles on diabetes and anyother 
illness you may need to research


Subject: Bills in Congress Related to Diabetes

Hi Everyone,

While searching <http://thomas.loc.gov/> for U.S. Congress bills about another 
matter, I decided to see what comes up if the search word "diabetes" is 
entered. For general interest of list members, 50 bills were found and a list 
of these bills is included with this message. If wanted by anyone on the list, 
more details can be obtained for any one of the bills by entering the bill 
number at <http://thomas.loc.gov >.

-- Cactus jack

-------- Result of http://thomas.loc.gov search using "diabetes" as search 
word -------
Listing of 50 bills containing your phrase exactly as entered.

1 . Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the 
importance of increased support and funding to combat diabetes. (Introduced in 
the House)[H.RES.325.IH]
2 . Whereas diabetes is a devastating, lifelong condition that affects people 
of every age, race, income level, and nationality; (Engrossed in House 
)[H.RES.325.EH]
3 . Pediatric Diabetes Research and Prevention Act (Introduced in the 
Senate)[S.2879.IS]
4 . Whereas over one million Americans suffer from juvenile (Type 1) diabetes, 
a chronic, genetically determined, debilitating disease affecting every organ 
system; (Introduced in the House)[H.CON.RES.321.IH]
5 . Pediatric Diabetes Research and Prevention Act (Introduced in the 
House)[H.R.4594.IH]
6 . To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to designate certified 
diabetes educators recognized by the National Certification Board of Diabetes 
Educators as certified providers... (Introduced in the House)[H.R.3003.IH]
7 . Hispanic Health Act of 2000 (Introduced in the House)[H.R.5595.IH]
8 . To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for State 
accreditation of diabetes self-management training programs under the Medicare 
Program. (Introduced in the Senate)[S.3084.IS]
9 . To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for State 
accreditation of diabetes self-management training programs under the Medicare 
Program. (Introduced in the House)[H.R.5074.IH]
10 . Stamp Out Diabetes Act of 1999 (Introduced in the House)[H.R.1472.IH]
11 . To amend title 38, United States Code, to add Diabetes Mellitus (Type 2) 
to the list of diseases presumed to be service-connected for veterans exposed 
to certain herbicide agents. (Introduced in the House)[H.R.5438.IH]
12 . Medicare Diabetic Foot Ulcer Care Improvement and Savings Act of 1999 
(Introduced in the House)[H.R.2369.IH]
13 . Medicare Diabetic Eye Exam Benefit Act of 1999 (Introduced in the 
House)[H.R.1542.IH]
14 . Whereas kidneys are vital organs that clean the blood by removing wastes, 
and failed kidneys have lost the ability to remove these wastes; (Engrossed in 
House )[H.RES.94.EH]
15 . Recognizing the generous contribution made by each living person who has 
donated a kidney to save a life. (Introduced in the House)[H.RES.94.IH]
16 . Medicare Insulin Pump Coverage Act of 1999 (Introduced in the 
Senate)[S.617.IS]
17 . National Center for Research on Domestic Health Disparities Act 
(Introduced in the House)[H.R.2391.IH]
18 . Children's Health Research and Prevention Amendments of 1999 (Introduced 
in the House)[H.R.3301.IH]
19 . Medicare Insulin Pump Coverage Act of 1999 (Introduced in the 
House)[H.R.360.IH]
20 . Lifelong Improvements in Food and Exercise (LIFE) Act (Introduced in the 
House)[H.R.3177.IH]
21 . Children's Health Act of 2000 (Engrossed in House )[H.R.4365.EH]
22 . Children's Health Act of 2000 (Introduced in the House)[H.R.4365.IH]
23 . Children's Health Act of 2000 (Referred in Senate)[H.R.4365.RFS]
24 . Biomedical Revitalization Resolution of 2000 (Introduced in the 
House)[H.RES.437.IH]
25 . Chronic Illness Care Improvement Act of 2000 (Introduced in the 
House)[H.R.4981.IH]
26 . Medicare Wellness Act of 2000 (Introduced in the Senate)[S.2232.IS]
27 . Designating the week of February 14-20 as `National Biotechnology Week'. 
(Introduced in the Senate)[S.RES.200.IS]
28 . Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act Reauthorization of 1999 
(Introduced in the Senate)[S.1929.IS]
29 . Beneficiary Improvement and Protection Act of 2000 (Introduced in the 
House)[H.R.5291.IH]
30 . Whereas 26 million Americans currently suffer the ravages of drug or 
alcohol addiction; (Engrossed in House )[H.CON.RES.371.EH]
31 . Medicare Wellness Act of 2000 (Introduced in the House)[H.R.3887.IH]
32 . Whereas 26 million Americans currently suffer the ravages of drug or 
alcohol addiction; (Enrolled Bill)[H.CON.RES.371.ENR]
33 . Whereas 26 million Americans currently suffer the ravages of drug or 
alcohol addiction; (Referred in Senate)[H.CON.RES.371.RFS]
34 . Whereas 26 million Americans currently suffer the ravages of drug or 
alcohol addiction; (Introduced in the House)[H.CON.RES.371.IH]
35 . Designating the week beginning April 30, 1999, as `National Youth Fitness 
Week'. (Introduced in the Senate)[S.RES.34.IS]
36 . Designating January 2000 as `National Biotechnology Month'. (Agreed to by 
the Senate)[S.RES.200.ATS]
37 . Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 2000 
(Introduced in the Senate)[S.3165.IS]
38 . Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Medicare 
beneficiaries should have access to outpatient prescription drug coverage. 
(Introduced in the House)[H.RES.435.IH]
39 . Pregnancy Discrimination Act Amendments of 2000 (Introduced in the 
House)[H.R.3861.IH]
40 . NIH Office of Autoimmune Diseases Act of 1999 (Introduced in the 
House)[H.R.2573.IH]
41 . To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that amounts paid 
for foods for special dietary use, dietary supplements, or medical foods shall 
be treated as medical expenses. (Introduced in the House)[H.R.3306.IH]
42 . Designating the week of February 14-20 as `National Biotechnology Week'. 
(Reported in the Senate)[S.RES.200.RS]
43 . Designating the week beginning June 21, 1999, as `National Youth Fitness 
Week'. (Agreed to by the Senate)[S.RES.34.ATS]
44 . Whereas since the 1975 overthrow of the existing Royal Lao Government, 
Laos has been under the sole control of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party; 
(Engrossed in House )[H.RES.169.EH]
45 . Designating the week beginning April 30, 1999, as `National Youth Fitness 
Week'. (Reported in the Senate)[S.RES.34.RS]
46 . Biomedical Revitalization Resolution of 1999 (Introduced in the 
House)[H.RES.89.IH]
47 . Biomedical Revitalization Resolution of 1998 (Introduced in the 
Senate)[S.RES.19.RIS]
48 . Biomedical Revitalization Resolution of 2000 (Introduced in the 
Senate)[S.RES.253.IS]
49 . Osteoporosis Education and Prevention Act of 1999 (Introduced in the 
House)[H.R.2294.IH]
50 . Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives supporting Federal 
funding directed toward human pluripotent stem cell research to further 
research into Parkinson's disease and... (Introduced in the 
House)[H.RES.414.IH]
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