Quote of the Day | April 20, 2018

“Oklahoma has the highest rate of diabetes among neighboring states except Arkansas. We must do all we can to educate the public and ensure they have access to proper training and education to control their diabetes. Everyone deserves to be healthy and have a good quality of life.”

– Rep. Pat Ownbey (R-Ardmore), thanking his colleagues and Gov. Fallin for their support of legislation to help diabetics get covered by Medicaid for life-saving training and education [Source].


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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