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Resource Guide for Metabolic Syndrome

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AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION (ADA)

  • Address: 1701 N Beauregard ST Alexandria, VA 22311
  • Phone: 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383)
  • Internet: http://www.diabetes.org
  • Email AskADA@diabetes.org
  • Description of services provided: On the ADA's website, you can get information about healthy food choices, weight loss, exercise, and diabetes prevention. The website also offers information about diabetes symptoms, statistics, genetics, and risk factors.

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION (AHA)

  • Address: National Center 7272 Greenville Avenue Dallas, TX 75231
  • Phone: 1-800-AHA-USA-1 or 1-800-242-8721
  • Internet: http://www.heart.org
  • Description of services provided: The AHA's mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The website offers information about heart-related diseases and conditions, including cholesterol and high blood pressure. Also provided is information about living a healthy lifestyle, including nutrition and exercise.

The Endocrine Society

  • Address: 8401 Connecticut AVE, Suite 900 Chevy Chase, MD 20815
  • Phone: 1-888-363-6274
  • Internet address: http://www.endo-society.org
  • Description of services provided: With over 13,000 members, the Endocrine Society aims to "advance excellence" in this field and promote its role in scientific discovery, medical practice, and human health.. The accompanying website, The Hormone Foundation provides information for the public.

American College of Cardiology

  • Address: Heart House 2400 N Street NW Washington, DC 20037
  • Phone: 1-800-253-4636
  • Internet address: http://www.cardiosource.org/acc
  • Description of services provided: While geared toward professionals, the American College of Cardiology provides related news stories, videos of experts discussing current issues in the field, and publications.

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DIABETES AND DIGESTIVE AND KIDNEY DISEASES (NIDDK)

  • Address: Office of Communications and Public Liaison NIDDK, NIH Building 31, RM 9A06 31 Center DR MSC 2560 Bethesda, MD 20892-2560
  • Phone: (301) 496-3583
  • Internet: http://www.niddk.nih.gov
  • Description of services provided: The NIDDK conducts and supports research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health. The website offers health information on the following topics: diabetes, digestive diseases, kidney and urologic diseases, weight control, endocrine and metabolic diseases, blood disorders, and nutrition information.

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