From The Washington Post:
New York City is starting to monitor the blood sugar levels of its diabetic residents, marking the first time any government in the United States has begun tracking people with a chronic disease.Technorati Tags: New York City, Diabetes, Privacy
Under the program, the city is requiring laboratories to report the results of blood sugar tests directly to the health department, which will use the data to study the disease and to prod doctors and patients when levels run too high.
For anyone interested in this topic, a website has been created to provide more information on this neglegent invasion of personal medical information. The site can be found at http://www.stopnyca1ctracking.org.
I would encourage people interested in this topic to take a look.
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