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Help Shape Federal Diabetes Prevention and Treatment Programs — Submit Your Comments!

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The National Clinical Care Commission (the Commission or NCCC) is seeking written comments about federal diabetes prevention and treatment programs. The public comment period is open from January 15, 2020 through March 31, 2020. You’re invited to review and comment on a set of questions about diabetes prevention and treatment — including questions about specific recommendations for federal agencies, best practices, and limitations and gaps in federal programs...

January National Health Observances: Glaucoma and Cervical Cancer

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Each month, we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that highlight important health issues affecting people in the United States every day. The NHOs in our January roundup help raise awareness about glaucoma and cervical cancer. To make it easy for you to join the conversation, we’ve provided links to resources you can use to promote these NHOs with your networks...

Now Open: Registration to Attend the Fourth Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Meeting and to Provide Oral Comments

The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee will hold its fourth meeting on January 23 and 24 at the USDA Children’s Nutrition Research Center in Houston, Texas. Members of the public are able to attend the meeting in-person or view by webcast after registering online. The first day of the meeting will include presentations by each subcommittee and deliberation by the full Committee...