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Resource Guide for Type 2 Diabetes

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
 
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American Diabetes Association

Address:
ATTN: National Call Center
1701 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311

Phone:
1-800-342-2383 (1-800-DIABETES)

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

Description of Services Provided:
This website is a comprehensive resource for people with diabetes and healthcare professionals. You will learn the details of the disease, from diagnosis to oral medicines, as well as find links to health insurance information.

Joslin Diabetes Center

Address:
One Joslin Place
Boston, MA 02215

Phone:
1-617-732-2400

Internet Address:
http://www.joslin.harvard.edu

Description of Services Provided:
Joslin's Online Diabetes Library provides a wealth of useful information explaining in detail such topics as insulin resistance, diabetes medicines, artificial sweeteners, blood sugar changes with exercise, and the effects of diabetes on sexuality.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Address:
Office of Communications and Public Liaison
NIDDK, NIH
Building 31, Room 9A04
31 Center Drive, MSC 2560
Bethesda, MD 20892-2560

Internet Address:
http://www2.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 low-literacy levels. You can view them online or order hard copies; many are free.



Last reviewed Feburary 2010 by Bridget Sinnott, MD, FACE

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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