Many associations and agencies provide important information about diabetes treatments, developments and research efforts. The Internet is host to a number of diabetes-related sites that may be valuable to you. Conduct a search for yourself, or visit:
- American Diabetes Association (ADA) - A leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy.
- American Dietetic Association - Online nutrition tools and brochures, tips and books to foster healthy food choices and eating habits.
- American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) - For healthcare professionals treating hormone/gland disorders, including diabetes and insulin sensitivity.
- American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) - Find a diabetes educator near you, or learn more about becoming a diabetes educator.
- Children with Diabetes - An online community for children, families and adults living with diabetes.
- Diabetes Exercise and Sports Association (DESA) - Formerly the International Diabetes Athletes Association (IDAA), helping people with diabetes stay active.
- International Diabetes Federation (IDF) - Global resources for diabetes and its complications.
- Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF) - Focus on diabetes research, clinical trials and searches for a cure.
- MedicAlert - Non-profit organization provides identification and medical information in emergencies.
- Unite for Diabetes -‘Unite for Diabetes' is the International Diabetes Federation's global campaign to get governments to recognize the enormity of diabetes and develop national policies for the prevention, treatment and care of the disease.
- Centers for Disease Control-Diabetes Home Page - National center for chronic disease prevention and health promotion.
- Fitness.gov - Health, physical activity, fitness and sports information.
- Healthfinder - A general health library, with links to lots of health resources including the Food Pyramid and dietary guidelines.
- HealthierUs.gov - Portal site focusing on nutrition, fitness, disease prevention and making healthy choices.
- National Diabetes Education Program - The National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) works to improve treatment and outcomes, promote early diagnosis, and ultimately to prevent the onset of diabetes.
- National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - One of the National Institutes of Health, NIDDK offers diabetes resources.
- Nutrition.gov - Nutrition and food resources, including the Food Pyramid.