October 10, 2019 - 1:00pm

Department of State Health Services
1100 West 49th Street, Moreton Building, Room M-100
Austin Texas, 78756


Webcasting Available

Texas Penal Code Section 46.035(c) states: "A license holder commits an offense if the license holder intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly carries a handgun under the authority of Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Texas Government Code, regardless of whether the handgun is concealed or carried in a shoulder or belt holster, in the room or rooms where a meeting of a governmental entity is held and if the meeting is an open meeting subject to Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, and the entity provided notice as required by that chapter." Please note that the written communication required by Texas Penal Code Sections 30.06 and 30.07, prohibiting both concealed and open carry of handguns by Texas Government Code Chapter 411 licensees, will be posted at the entrances to this governmental meeting.

Please note that this governmental meeting is, in the opinion of counsel representing the Health and Human Services system, an open meeting subject to Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, and the Health and the Human Services Commission is providing notice of this meeting as required by Chapter 551.

  1. Welcome
  2. Introduction of New Texas Diabetes Council Members
  3. Roll Call
  4. July 25, 2019, Meeting Minutes
  5. Health Insurance for Diabetes Prevention Confers Health Benefits and Breaks Even on Cost Within 2 Years 
  6. Medicaid Pharmacy Benefits
  7. Childhood Obesity and Diabetes
  8. Snapshot of Obesity & Diabetes in the Rio Grande Valley
  9. State Agency Representatives
  10. Workgroups
  11. Announcements
  12. Public Comment
  13. Next Meeting
  14. Adjourn

The committee may take any action on any agenda item.

For additional information about the meeting, contact the Diabetes Prevention and Control Program at telephone 512-776-6407 or via email at diabetes@dshs.texas.gov.

This meeting is open to the public. No reservations are required, and there is no cost to attend this meeting.

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and require auxiliary aids or services are asked to contact Ashley Doyle, Department of State Health Services, at 512-776-2883 or diabetes@dshs.texas.gov, 72 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements may be made.