Resource Guide for Type 1 Diabetes
En Español (Spanish Version)




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:

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.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF)
Address:
26 Broadway
New York, NY 10004

Phone:
1-800-533-CURE (800-533-2873)

Internet Address:

Description of Services Provided:
JDRF focuses exclusively on research into diabetes, and specifically on finding a cure. On this site, you can read up on the latest "Research News." There are also several consumer friendly pages on the basics of diabetes and diabetes care. While you're here, find out how you can "Walk to Cure Diabetes."

National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & 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

Phone:
301-496-3583

Internet Address:

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 2014



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