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File #: Int 1361-2019    Version: Name: Requiring the dept of health and mental hygiene to report on the occurrence of diabetes and diabetes-related health problems and develop a plan to reduce diabetes-related health problems.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted (Mayor's Desk for Signature)
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 1/24/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law in relation to requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to report on the occurrence of diabetes and diabetes-related health problems and develop a plan to reduce diabetes-related health problems
Sponsors: Mark Levine, Helen K. Rosenthal, Robert F. Holden, Andrew Cohen, Ben Kallos, Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Diana Ayala , Farah N. Louis, Paul A. Vallone, Stephen T. Levin, Mathieu Eugene
Council Member Sponsors: 11
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to report twice a year on the rate of diabetes-related health problems in New York City. The information in such reports will be disaggregated by geographic area and demographic characteristics, where such data is available and while maintaining confidentiality on the individuals included in such data. The bill would also require DOHMH to compile a comprehensive report by December 1, 2021, and submit recommendations and a plan to reduce the occurrence of diabetes-related health problems and to implement the department’s recommendations.
Indexes: Report Required, Sunset Date Applies
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1361-B, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1361-A, 3. Summary of Int. No. 1361, 4. Int. No. 1361, 5. January 24, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 6. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 1-24-19, 7. Committee Report 2/25/19, 8. Hearing Testimony 2/25/19, 9. Hearing Transcript 2/25/19, 10. Proposed Int. No. 1361-A - 6/5/19, 11. Proposed Int. No. 1361-B - 11/15/19, 12. Committee Report 11/12/19, 13. Hearing Transcript 11/12/19, 14. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 15. November 14, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 16. Fiscal Impact Statement
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11/12/2019*Mark Levine Committee on Health Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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Int. No. 1361-B

 

By Council Members Levine, Rosenthal, Holden, Cohen, Kallos, Ampry-Samuel, Ayala, Louis, Vallone, Levin and Eugene

 

A Local Law in relation to requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to report on the occurrence of diabetes and diabetes-related health problems and develop a plan to reduce diabetes-related health problems

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. No later than December 1, 2020, and every 6 months thereafter, the department of health and mental hygiene shall complete a study of diabetes-related health problems in the city and shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council, and post on such department’s website, a report disclosing the following information for the previous 6 months:

1. The number of diabetes-related lower-extremity-including foot and toe-amputations, the rate of such amputations per 100,000 adults, and the rate of such amputations per 1,000 adults with diabetes;

2. The prevalence of depression among adults with diabetes;

3. The number of new and cumulative cases of treated diabetes-related end stage renal disease and the rate per 1,000 adults with diabetes;

4. Data on A1C test results, including adults with diabetes with A1Cs of 9 or more from the New York city A1C registry; and

5. The number of adults with diabetes and the proportion of such number to the general population.

§ 2. All information reported pursuant to this local law shall be disaggregated by geographic area, demographic characteristics and type of diabetes, where such data is available, provided that information included in the report required by section one of this local law shall maintain the confidentiality of any individual included in such data.

§ 3. No later than December 1, 2021, the commissioner of health and mental hygiene shall develop and submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council a comprehensive report of the results of the cumulative studies required by section one of this local law. Such comprehensive report shall include recommendations to reduce diabetes-related health problems and a plan to implement the department’s recommendations.

§ 4. This local law takes effect immediately and expires and is deemed repealed on June 1, 2022.

 

 

 

 

 

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