Sen. Browne, Rep. Mackenzie to Mark National Diabetes Awareness Month

Senator Pat Browne will host a press conference at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13, in the State Capitol East Wing Rotunda to promote November as National Diabetes Awareness Month.

Senator Browne will be joined at the event by Representative Ryan Mackenzie and Dr. Terri Lipman, an award-winning pediatric nurse practitioner in the Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Lipman will discuss the importance of early diagnosis of type 1 diabetes and the rising incidence in children under the age of 5.

Senator Browne is the prime sponsor of Senate Resolution 484, which recognized November 2018 as “National Diabetes Month” in Pennsylvania. The Resolution was unanimously adopted by the Senate on October 17.

 

Contacts:        Vicki Wilken                          717-787-1349