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[IP] Fwd: diaTribe petition - don't restrict test strips for people with diabetes!

IP-ers! We need to sign this! Deadline is Dec. 5, 2013.


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> From: diaTribe <email @ redacted>
> Date: December 4, 2013, 5:23:28 PM EST
> To: Signe <email @ redacted>
> Subject: diaTribe petition - don't restrict test strips for people with
> Reply-To: <email @ redacted>
> research and product news for people with diabetes
> Dear Readers,
> Hello from diaTribe, and thank you so much for your support and for joining
the diaTribe, family. We have an urgent request for you - tomorrow, Oregon may
drastically reduce test strip access for people with diabetes and it's up to
us to stop them. Oregon's Health Evidence Review Commission (HERC) has
recommended to reduce access to test strips for people with type 2 diabetes on
the Medicaid-funded Oregon Health Plan. The new plan would give patients above
an A1c of 8.0% one test strip per week, while those with an A1c below 8.0%
would have no test strips at all. This jeopardizes the health of people with
diabetes in Oregon and sets a dangerous precedent for other states.
> We've created a petition opposing the new proposal - please click here to
sign and share this as widely as possible.The vote is on December 5th and
we're doing everything we can to keep up the pressure. Thank you again for
your help!
> Best Wishes,
> Kelly, Nancy, Adam, and the diaTribe team
> www.diatribe.org
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