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American Diabetes Association
Address:

1701 North Beauregard Street

Alexandria, VA 22311

Phone:

1-800-342-2383

Internet Address:

http://www.diabetes.org

Description of Services Provided:

This site is a comprehensive resource for people with diabetes and healthcare professionals alike. You'll learn the details of the disease, from diagnosis to complications, as well as find links to health insurance information. You can also read issues of Diabetes Forecast, the association's consumer magazine.

Joslin Diabetes Center
Address:

One Joslin Place

Boston, MA 02215

Phone:

1-617-732-2400

E-mail:

diabetes@joslin.harvard.edu

Description of Services Provided:

Joslin's Online Diabetes Library provides a wealth of useful information explaining in detail such topics as carbohydrate counting, artificial sweeteners, blood sugar changes with exercise, and the effects of diabetes on sexuality.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Address:

6707 Democracy Blvd.

Bethesda, MD 20892

Phone:

301-496-3583

Internet Address:

http://www.niddk.nih.gov

Description of Services Provided:

The NIDDK offers a collection of booklets on everything from glucose monitors to alternative treatments for diabetes. There are also materials in Spanish, and several designed for lower literacy levels. You can view them online or order hard copies; many are free.

Last reviewed September 2016 by Kim A. Carmichael, MD, FACP

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