The Academy has been actively involved in developing and generating support for five pieces of legislation that would help prevent type 2 diabetes. Read More
Nearly 26 million Americans are living with diabetes, and 79 million have pre-diabetes. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics backs legislation and health care measures that support diabetes treatment and prevention through medical nutrition therapy.
Advocating for policy and programmatic initiatives and leading research in disease prevention and health promotion are important for RDNs and DTRs. Read More
The Preventing Diabetes in Medicare Act (H.R. 1686, S. 3082) will help to prevent cases of diabetes in the Medicare population by allowing medical nutrition therapy to be provided by a dietitian or nutrition professional. Read More