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Health Department leads push for diabetes awareness

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Every 21 seconds someone is diagnosed with diabetes, which is why the Indiana State Department of Health is encouraging Hoosiers to take precautions against the deadly disease during November, National Diabetes Month. “Diabetes is a serious and potentially life-threatening illness, but there are ways you can prevent or delay […]

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Innovative healthcare bill to move to House floor in Washington

By Katie Stancombe TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Congress is working to pass a bill that would allow innovative healthcare development in 21st century America, if it passes. The 21st Century Cures Initiative is a program developed by Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton, R-Michigan, in hopes of closing the gap between medical advancements and the […]

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Diabetes legislation hits close to home for one Indianapolis family

Bill funding diabetes report put on hold from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo. By Jess Seabolt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – When it comes to disease, knowledge can mean life or death. For Julie Ahlrichs and her family, diabetes has been a part of their lives for more than 40 years. While she is thankful that she and her […]