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Post Office Changes Could Slow Pill Shipments, Advocates Say

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Nearly two dozen patient-advocacy groups denounced cuts to the U.S. Postal Service and urged improvements to ensure people with chronic conditions receive life-sustaining medications.

The American Diabetes Association wrote to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy on Tuesday expressing concern that changes to the Post Office could result in delays that may compromise people’s health. While applauding his pledge to postpone changes until after the election, the association, which was joined by groups including the Arthritis Foundation and the National Kidney Foundation, pushed DeJoy to reverse changes to package operations and delivery standards.