These links are helpful if you need more in depth information in specific areas related to diabetes and general health. Check back often and bookmark our links page since we add links frequently.
Diabetes In Control provides accurate on-line diabetes information for medical professionals.
Joslin Diabetes Center works with a variety of institutions throughout the United States to provide “satellite” clinics for the treatment of diabetes.
Diabetes Action Research and Education Foundation focuses on reducing the medical consequences of diabetes.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) studies endocrine and metabolic diseases such as diabetes, obesity, and kidney and urologic diseases such as kidney failure.
National Kidney Foundation, Inc. (NKF) seeks to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases, and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation.
National Eye Institute (NEI) conducts and supports research that helps prevent and treat eye diseases and other disorders of vision.
The American Foundation for the Blind provides a list of helpful links for adaptive and assistive technology and information about learning to live with diminished vision.
LightHouse for the Blind provides those with recent vision loss tools to adapt to their new circumstances. There are local chapters in many cities throughout the United States.
Resource Guide for the Blind provides information for people facing various forms of vision loss.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Information Center develops and maintains information on specific diseases related to the heart, lungs, and blood.
Sister to Sister: Everyone Has A Heart Foundation, Inc. is the only national organization whose focus is screening women for heart disease, the number one killer of women.
Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
Program Chief, Diabetes
Veterans Health Affairs
810 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20420
Phone: (202) 273-8490
Medical Information Resources
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) are physicians, clinicians, educators and scientists, with special education, training and interest in the practice of endocrinology. Their website provides a searchable database to locate endocrinologists in your community that specialize in diabetes.
American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) provides a resource for locating an diabetes educator in your area.
American Foundation for Urologic Disease Inc. (AFUD) provides education materials about urologic diseases and conditions.
Endocrine Society is the world’s largest and most active professional organization of endocrinologists in the world.
American Podiatric Medical Association provides information for healthy foot care.
American Society of Bariatric Physicians specialize in the medical treatment of obesity (bariatrics) and its associated conditions.
Other Helpful Links
Sometimes we find that there are really helpful links out there that just don’t fit into any one category, or other organizations that we work with have valuable information out there for people with diabetes. So here is the place to find that information.
Health Library provides basic info on a variety of health related topics.
DrugNews.net is a prescription drug and medical device resource center designed to bring the latest information about research, side effects, warnings, recalls and legal action to the millions of people using these products each year.
Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance – Diabetes is an unfortunate side effect experienced by patients undergoing chemotherapy and other cancer treatments. The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance features extensive mesothelioma and general cancer information.
Social Security Disability Benefits – It’s a confusing process. Here is some information that might help.