Diabetes-related Web sites we think you should know about
The following resources help you stay informed about the latest in medical research and clinical information.
The ADA provides information and other services to people with diabetes, their families, healthcare professionals and the public.
ADA National Service Center
1660 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
The American Association of Diabetes Educators (ADCES) is a multidisciplinary organization representing over 10,000 healthcare professionals who provide diabetes education and care. They strive to help people with diabetes live full and productive lives.
444 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1240
Chicago, IL 60611
312) 644-2233 or (800) 338-3633
(800) TEAMUP4 (Diabetes Educator Access Line)
The National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion features a diabetes area with news, statistics, research, educational information, state-based programs, and much more.
TISB Mail Stop K-13
4770 Buford Highway, NE
Atlanta, GA 30341-3724
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases conducts and supports research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health. The Institute supports much of the clinical research on the diseases of internal medicine and related subspecialty fields as well as many basic science disciplines. The Web site, part of the National Institutes of Health, features a great deal of information on diabetes, as well as an area for Diabetes Educators.
Office of Communications and Public Liaison, NIDDK/NIH
Building 31, Room 9A04
Center Drive, MSC 2560
Bethesda, MD 20892-2560
An excellent source of information on proper diet.
216 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
Resources from the National Federation of the Blind–a support and information network for all diabetics, especially those who are blind or losing vision.
National Federation of the Blind
1800 Johnson Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
This online community is for people of all ages living with diabetes, but is especially focused on children and children’s issues such as unrestricted diabetes care in schools and daycare programs. Also includes an online magazine.
The Center is a leader in professional and patient education, and is one of the largest publishers of diabetes education materials.
3800 Park Nicollet Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN 55416
This group is the only global advocate for people with diabetes.
Rue Defacqz 1
B-1000 Brussels, Belgium
Telephone: 32 2 538 5511
Fax: 32 2 538 5114
E-mail: [email protected]
The mission of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) International is to find a cure for the disease within their children’s lifetime through the support of research.
432 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10016-8013
This federally sponsored initiative is designed to improve treatment and outcomes, to promote early diagnosis, and to prevent the onset of diabetes.
1 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3560