• Resource Guide for Metabolic Syndrome

    RESOURCES

    Address:1701 N Beauregard STAlexandria, VA 22311

    Phone:1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383)

    Internet: http://www.diabetes.org

    EmailAskADA@diabetes.org

    Description of services provided:On the ADA's website, you can get information about healthy food choices, weight loss, exercise, and diabetes prevention. The website also offers information about diabetes symptoms, statistics, genetics, and risk factors.

    RESOURCES

    Address:National Center7272 Greenville AvenueDallas, TX 75231

    Phone:1-800-AHA-USA-1or 1-800-242-8721

    Internet: http://www.heart.org

    Description of services provided:The AHA's mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The website offers information about heart-related diseases and conditions, including cholesterol and high blood pressure. Also provided is information about living a healthy lifestyle, including nutrition and exercise.

    RESOURCES

    Address:8401 Connecticut AVE, Suite 900Chevy Chase, MD 20815

    Phone:1-888-363-6274

    Internet address: http://www.endo-society.org

    Description of services provided: With over 13,000 members, the Endocrine Society aims to "advance excellence" in this field and promote its role in scientific discovery, medical practice, and human health.. The accompanying website, The Hormone Foundation provides information for the public.

    RESOURCES

    Address:Heart House2400 N Street NWWashington, DC 20037

    Phone:1-800-253-4636

    Internet address: http://www.cardiosource.org/acc

    Description of services provided:While geared toward professionals, the American College of Cardiology provides related news stories, videos of experts discussing current issues in the field, and publications.

    RESOURCES

    Address:Office of Communications and Public LiaisonNIDDK, NIHBuilding 31, RM 9A0631 Center DRMSC 2560Bethesda, MD 20892-2560

    Phone:(301) 496-3583

    Internet: http://www.niddk.nih.gov

    Description of services provided:The NIDDK conducts and supports research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health. The website offers health information on the following topics: diabetes, digestive diseases, kidney and urologic diseases, weight control, endocrine and metabolic diseases, blood disorders, and nutrition information.

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