Lilly activities at Republican convention include on-site diabetes education.
DIABETES MANAGEMENT CITED IN REPUBLICAN PLATFORM DRAFT as an example of "the value of medical research and preventive care." An Aug. 6 draft of the GOP Platform prepared for the Republican National Convention remarks that "scientific discoveries, made possible by federal funding of medical research, have led to new efforts to prevent diabetes, as well as new treatment strategies to forestall the development of its debilitating and life-threatening complications." As much as "25% of Medicare expenditures are incurred in the treatment of diabetes-related complications," the platform draft states.
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