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Diabetes Links and Resources

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Recipes and Dietary Information

American Dietetic Association - Search for a dietitian in your area

Diabetic Gourmet - Check out monthly diabetes recipes and other info.

The Glycemic Index - Search the database to find the glycemic index for many foods.

Healthy Ideas - A site by Prevention Magazine with listings of natural remedies and recipes.

myfoodcount.com - Track your carbohydrates, sugar counts and health online for free.

Stevia Information - Provides research and other information about stevia; a natural calorie free sweetener.

USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory - Calculate the number of calories, fat, carbohydrates, etc for any food.

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 Diabetes Resources

alternativediabetes.com- Alternative diabetes research and information.

American Association of Diabetes Educators - Information about diabetes and how to find a diabetes educator near you.

Center for Disease Control Diabetes Home page - Diabetes research information translated for the general public.

Conquering Diabetes - Dr. Anne Peters discusses ways to reverse prediabetes and to treat and manage Type 2 and Type 1 diabetes.

diabetesaldia.com - Diabetes resources and information in Spanish.

Diabetic Connect - The largest and fastest growing online community of individuals and caregivers touched by diabetes. Managed by experts, easy ways to connect with friends, recipes, product reviews, message boards, and more.

Diabetes Digest - Offering diabetes tips that will improve your diabetes self-care and knowledge. Also find out how to get a free publication.

Diabetes Insipidus Foundation - Information about diabetes insipidus. Also known as "water diabetes," this is a rare disease in which the kidneys produce abnormally large volumes of dilute urine.

Diabetes Monitor- Monitoring diabetes happenings everywhere in cyberspace, and
providing information, education and support for people with diabetes.

Diabetes Self-Managment - Information on nutrition, exercise, new drugs, medical advances, and self-help.

The Hormone Foundation - Provides patient guides and bilingual fact sheets.

Healthy Roads Media - Multilingual diabetes information videos.

Insulin Pumpers - Provides information and support for adults and children with diabetes and their families interested in insulin pump therapy.

Metabolic Pulse - Online diabetes education for healthcare providers.

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health

Online Counseling - Online nutritional and diabetes consulting with a Diabetes Educator and Registered Dietician.

SiDiary - Free diabetes management software to help you to track your blood glucose levels, carbs and insulin.

Women's Health Matters Network: Diabetes Health Centre< - Focuses on the unique health concerns of women living with diabetes.

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Medical Resources

American College for Advancement in Medicine - Get a free referral to a physician in your area that is familiar with complementary, alternative, or integrative medicine.

American Podiatric Medical Association - Podiatry information for healthy foot care.

American Society of Bariatric Physicians - Information and referrals for physicians treating obesity and related diseases.

Consumerlab - Independent reviews of vitamins, supplements, and nutritional products.

The Endocrine Society - The world's largest and most active professional organization of endocrinologists in the world.

footandankle.com - General information about healthy feet and resources for foot problems.

Health World Online - A "natural health & wellness site that integrates both natural and conventional health information".

Medicine.Net - Ask physicians your medical questions.

Medscape - A collection of freely-available, full-text, clinical articles.

National Eye Institute - Information about eyes.

NIH National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine - For information on alternative medicines and research.

NIH Office of Dietary Supplements - Offers a database of published, international, scientific literature on dietary supplements, including vitamins, minerals, and botanicals.

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 Prescription Drug Assistance

benefitscheckup.org - Find prescription drug assistance programs that you might qualify for.

Free Medicine Program - Provides assistance in obtaining free prescription drugs.

helpingpatients.org - A directory of free supplies for Medicare enrollees without drug coverage.

The Minnesota Senior Federation - Can help Americans of any age fill a prescription from your doctor by a licensed Canadian pharmacy for less money.

Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America - Provides information on how to have your doctor file an application for reduced price medications.

rxassist.org - For details of drug company discount cards.

The United Health Alliance - Also fills your prescription by a licensed Canadian pharmacy.

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 Exercise Resources

International Diabetic Athletes Association - IDAA provides pamphlets on diabetes and exercise

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 For Kids

 

Children With Diabetes - The on-line community for kids, families and adults with diabetes.

Information for Raising Diabetic Children - Online support for parenting a diabetic child & living with diabetic kids & recently diagnosed Juvenile Diabetes.

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 Diabetes Research

At Risk for Type 2 Diabetes? Join a National Institutes of Health Research Study - Doctors at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) invite men and women 21 years old and older, diagnosed at risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes due to a higher then normal blood sugar level, to participate in a research study. The study tests the safety and effectiveness of rosiglitazone, a Type 2 Diabetes medication, in delaying progression from pre-diabetes to Type 2 diabetes. All study related tests and medications are provided at no cost. Participants will be compensated, and travel assistance is available. To find out if you qualify, please call 1-800-411-1222 (TTY: 1-866-411-1010). Se habla espaol. The National Institutes of Health is part of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Trial to Reduce Insulin-Dependent Diabetes in the Genetically at Risk (TRIGR) - A 10 year study to look at the relationship between infant formula consumption and type 1 diabetes in genetically at risk infants. These researchers are looking for the participation of newborns who have a parent or sibling with type 1 diabetes.

Research opportunity for people newly diagnosed with type I diabetes - The Protégé study aims to reduce or prevent the damage that type 1 diabetes causes to insulin producing beta cells. If you have been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes within the last 12 weeks, are between the ages of 8 and 35, and weigh at least 79 lbs (36 kg), you may be eligible for the study. To learn more about the Protégé study, or to find a study site near you, visit protegediabetes.org. Information about the study can also be found on clinicaltrials.gov.

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updated 8/27/07

Disclaimer - Links on this page do not imply endorsement by the Diabetes Action Research & Education Foundation.

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