• Resource Guide for Type 1 Diabetes

    RESOURCES

    Address:ATTN: National Call Center1701 North Beauregard StreetAlexandria, VA 22311

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

    Internet Address: http://www.diabetes.org

    Description of Services Provided: This site is a comprehensive resource for people with diabetes and healthcare professionals alike. You'll learn the details of the disease, from diagnosis to complications, as well as find links to health insurance information. You can also read through issues of Diabetes Forecast , the association's consumer magazine.

    RESOURCES

    Address:One Joslin PlaceBoston, MA 02215

    Phone:1-617-732-2400

    E-mail:diabetes@joslin.harvard.edu

    Internet Address: http://www.joslin.harvard.edu

    Description of Services Provided:Joslin's Online Diabetes Library provides a wealth of useful information explaining in detail such topics as carbohydrate counting, artificial sweeteners, blood sugar changes with exercise, and the effects of diabetes on sexuality.

    RESOURCES

    Address:120 Wall StreetNew York, NY 10005-4001

    Phone:1-800-533-CURE (800-533-2873)

    Internet Address: http://www.jdf.org

    Description of Services Provided:JDRF focuses exclusively on research into diabetes, and specifically on finding a cure. On this site, you can read up on the latest "Research News." There are also several consumer friendly pages on the basics of diabetes and diabetes care. While you're here, find out how you can "Walk to Cure Diabetes."

    RESOURCES

    Address:Office of Communications and Public LiaisonNIDDK, NIHBuilding 31, Room 9A0431 Center Drive, MSC 2560Bethesda, MD 20892-2560

    Internet Address: http://www2.niddk.nih.gov/

    Description of Services Provided:The NIDDK offers a collection of booklets on everything from glucose monitors to alternative treatments for diabetes. There are also materials in Spanish, and several designed for lower literacy levels. You can view them online or order hard copies; many are free.

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