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Resource Guide for Gestational Diabetes

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
 
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Resource Guide for Gestational Diabetes

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American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Address:
409 12th St., SW
PO Box 96920
Washington, D.C. 20090-6920

Phone:
1-202-638-5577

Internet address:
http://www.acog.org

Description of services provided:
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists website includes an online bookstore that carries pamphlets and books on women's health issues, including pregnancy. Some of these titles are available in both English and Spanish.

American Diabetes Association

Address:
Attn: National Call Center
1701 North Beauregard St.
Alexandria VA 22311

Phone:
1-800-342-2383

Internet address:
http://www.diabetes.org/

Description of services provided:
From the American Diabetes Association’s website, you can get involved in advocacy, learn how to volunteer, or find a specialist appropriate for your situation. You can even find online shopping, complete with cookbooks, education material, and CDs.

National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases

Email Form:
http://www.niddk.nih.gov/forms/niddk_mail.htm

Address:
Bldg. 31, Rm. 9A06
31 Center Dr., MSC 2560
Bethesda, MD 20892-2560

Internet address:
http://www.niddk.nih.gov

Description of services provided:
This federally funded website provides information on gestational diabetes, type 1, and type 2 diabetes. You can learn what is being reported to congress about diabetes, as well a strategic planning and the latest clinical trials involving diabetes.

National Library of Medicine—Gestational Diabetes

Address:
US National Library of Medicine
8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20894

Internet address:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/diabetesandpregnancy.html

Description of services provided:
MedlinePlus provides a consumer-oriented collection of links to the latest information on gestational diabetes from the most reliable news and medical sources. For example, you'll find stories on the latest news from Reuters, information on managing your condition through diet from the American Dietetic Association, and tips on preventing gestational diabetes from the American Diabetes Association.



Last reviewed August 2008 by David Juan, MD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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