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Resource Guide for Type 1 Diabetes

En Español (Spanish Version)

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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 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
  • 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 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: https://jdrf.org
  • 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: 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.

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