National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
maintains this section of its Web site to provide reliable information on
eating disorders, nutrition, obesity, and treatment for obesity. It includes a
section on helping an overweight child.
American Association of Diabetes Educators
100 West Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603
The American Association of Diabetes Educators is made up of doctors,
nurses, dietitians, and other health professionals with special interest and
training in diabetes care. It can supply the names of these types of health
professionals in your local area.
American Diabetes Association (ADA)
1701 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is a national organization for
health professionals and consumers. Almost every state has a local office. ADA
sets the standards for the care of people with diabetes. Its focus is on
research for the prevention and treatment of all types of diabetes. ADA
provides patient and professional education mainly through its publications,
which include the monthly magazine Diabetes Forecast, books, brochures,
cookbooks and meal planning guides, and pamphlets. It provides information for
parents about caring for a child with diabetes.
National Diabetes Education Program (National Institute of
Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of
1 Diabetes Way
Bethesda, MD 20814-9692
1-800-438-5383 to order materials
The National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) is sponsored by the U.S.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention (CDC). The program's goal is to improve the treatment of people
with diabetes, to promote early diagnosis, and to prevent the development of
diabetes. Information about the program can be found on two new Web sites: one
managed by NIH (http://ndep.nih.gov) and the other by CDC
National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse/National
Institutes of Health (NIH)
1 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3560
This clearinghouse provides information about research and clinical trials
supported by the U.S. National Institutes of Health. This service is provided
by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK),
a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
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