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S.907: GEDI Act
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||health|
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|Sponsor||Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H.|
|Total Cosponsors||7 (6 Democrats, 1 Republican)|
|Introduced||May 8, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||May 8, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the Senate
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Gestational Diabetes Act or the GEDI Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop a multisite gestational diabetes research project within the diabetes program of the CDC to expand and enhance surveillance data and public health research on gestational diabetes.
Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to expand and intensify public health research on gestational diabetes, including; (1) developing and testing novel approaches for improving postpartum testing or screening and for preventing type 2 diabetes in women with a history of gestational diabetes, and (2) conducting research to further understanding of the factors and health systems that influence the risk of gestational diabetes and the development of type 2 diabetes in women with a history of gestational diabetes.
Requires the Director to: (1) award grants for demonstration projects...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|May 8, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.|