New Report: New York State’s $4 Billion Medicaid Gap Fueled by Highest-in-Nation “Excess Diabetes Costs”
Proven Strategies to Slash Type-2 Diabetes Costs Ignored by State While Medicaid Deficit Explodes
10-Feb-2020 1:35 PM EST Add to Favorites
On World Diabetes Day, November 14, as the New York City Council prepares to pass new diabetes-related legislation, South Bronx-based Health People: Community Preventative Health Institute will host a “Pray-In” at the New York State Department...
11-Nov-2019 1:20 PM EST Add to Favorites
#DiabetesEmergency #DiabetesCrisis social media campaign launched to push the New York City Board of Health to declare type 2 diabetes as a public health emergency
15-Apr-2019 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
The South Bronx is notorious for its high obesity and diabetes rates---the highest in New York State. But a group of community health educators, is fighting this trend with new success. Peer leaders are helping other diabetics in the South Bronx...
2-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
South Bronx-based Health People hosted a “Kneel-In” at the New York State Department of Health’s offices, protesting the state’s soaring caseload---which has now reached 1,529,719 cases—while the state Health Department has completely...
13-Nov-2018 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites
Health People: Community Preventive Health Institute filed a petition today with the New York City Board of Health to formally demand the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to declare Type 2 diabetes a public health emergency and...
30-Oct-2018 1:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites
A startling report from Health People: Community Preventive Health Institute, to be released at a press conference at the City Hall steps on Wednesday, October 17th, reveals that New York City diabetes-related foot amputations have soared 55% in...
15-Oct-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Diabetes is the most singularly expensive disease. Nationally, it consumes $176 billion a year in health care dollars. In New York State diabetes costs $8.7 billion a year including $1.3 billion in annual Medicaid costs.
This study provides...
13-Nov-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
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