Calif. Senate OKs Diabetes Action Plan

The Senate this week -- in a unanimous floor vote -- passed a bill to create an action plan and cost assessment specific to diabetes.

Concurrence of AB 1592 by Assembly member Beth Gaines (R-Roseville) is expected today in the Assembly which would send the bill to the governor's office for final approval.

Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), introducing the bill on the Senate floor Monday, said the damage from diabetes is so pervasive that it dramatically affects the California economy as well as the health of its citizens.

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