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Diabetes Resources: Articles, Links And Videos

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Diabetes Resources: Articles, Links and Videos

Click on the links below for diabetes related services and information:

American Diabetes Association (ADA)
www.diabetes.org
(800) 232-3472
This site describes new developments in diabetes including current research and offers access to the ADA's information center and links to state affiliates. It lists the organization's consumer and professional publications, with articles from the current issue of Diabetes Forecast as well as some from past issues.

Diabetes information at www.medlineplus.com
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/diabetes.html
This site provides current and understandable medical information for diabetes and their families including an online slide show tutorial. It also offers a drug database, links to a medical encyclopedia and dictionary, and resource directories.

Diabetes Exercise & Sports Association
www.diabetes-exercise.org
(800) 898-4322
Information provided by this organization focuses on diabetes and the role of exercise in enhancing health. It has a forum for exchange of information and access to resources.

Diabetes Health Magazine
www.diabeteshealth.com
(800) 488-8468 (customer service)
A monthly magazine that focuses on living well with diabetes, Diabetes Health included information, resources, and products. Various articles from current issues are available.

Diabetes Health monitor
www.healthmonitor.com/centers.asp?center=Diabetes
(212) 997-9800
A comprehensive website with a free magazine distributed six times a year which is reviewed by an editorial board of physicians and leading medical associations for medical accuracy. Approved by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Available in English and Spanish.

dLife
www.dlife.com
This site offers diabetics inspiration, opportunity to ask an expert, valuable offers and more. In addition, a community forum allows for reading about and connecting with other members. With the proper software, it is also possible to view recordings of "dLife TV", a weekly program that airs at 7 p.m. ET/ 4 p.m. PT that focuses on diabetes issues, health and wellness.

InHealth Channel 78, A Washington Hospital Channel
www.whhs.com
Produced by the caregivers at Washington Hospital, this cable broadcast provides original health and safety programs on various topics including diabetes and airs 24 hours a day, seven days a week on Comcast 78 in Fremont, Newark and Union City. A weekly program schedule is available on the InHealth webpage on the hospital web site, in the Tri City Voice and by calling Health Connection at (800) 963-7070.

Joslin Diabetes Center
www.joslin.org
(612) 732-2400
This center in Boston is an internationally known institution devoted to the study and treatment of diabetes. It provides contact information for Joslin satellite sites and affiliate centers, lists research studies needing volunteers, and offers discussion groups moderated by a diabetes educator and social worker. A special feature is a "Beginner's Guide" for those newly diagnosed.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF)
www.jdrf.org
(800) 533-2873
The JDRF web site offers specific information about diabetes in children as well as information about the not-for-profit voluntary agency's activities, research, advocacy and publications. Highlights from the online version of Countdown, the agency magazine, are also available.

MedicAlert
www.medicalert.org
(888) 633-4298
This is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to provide services to protect and save lives. Members provide critical health information which, in an emergency situation, can be released to providers 24 hours a day anywhere in the world. Also includes an online system for ordernig customized emblems (bracelets, neck chains) for the purpose of identifying specific medical conditions and/or allergies of the wearer.

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse
www.diabetes.niddk.nih.gov
(800) 860-8747
An information service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Part of the National Institute of Health, the Clearinghouse provides information about diabetes, care, treatment and medical resources. It includes an online system for ordering publications.

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