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American Heart Association
7320 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231
800-242-1793

A private, voluntary organization that distributes literature on heart disease and how to prevent it. Local affiliates can be found in the telephone directory.

Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International
120 Wall Street, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10005
212-785-9500 or 800-223-1138

A private, voluntary organization that funds research on diabetes and promotes public awareness. Local chapters located across the country sponsor programs and fund-raising activities. Information about local groups is available in telephone directories or from the national office.

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse
1 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3560
301-654-3327

A program of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, the Federal Government's lead agency for diabetes research. The clearinghouse distributes a variety of publications to the public and to health professionals.

Additional Reading

For more information about diabetic neuropathy and diabetes research:

Albert, L., Restraining pain: What's available for easing the pain of diabetic neuropathy, Diabetes Forecast, January 1988, pp. 39-41.

American Diabetes Association and the American Academy of Neurology, Report and recommendations of the San Antonio Conference on Diabetic Neuropathy, Diabetes Care, July/August 1988, pp. 592-597.

Bell, D. & Clements, R., Diabetes and the digestive system, Diabetes Forecast, December 1987, pp. 43-46.

Clark, C.M., & Lee, D.A., Prevention and treatment of the complications of diabetes mellitus, The New England Journal of Medicine, May 4, 1995, pp. 1210-1218.

Cohen, M. et al., Managing diabetes complications, Patient Care, December 15, 1988, pp. 28-39.

Dyck, P. J., Aldose reductase inhibitors and diabetic neuropathy, Diabetes Forecast, May 1989, pp. 41-43.

Dyck, P. J., Resolvable problems in diabetic neuropathy, The Journal of NIH Research, June 1990, pp. 57-62.

Dyck, P. J., Thomas, P.K., and Asbury, A.K., Diabetic Neuropathy, Saunders, W.B., Company, 1987.

Gerding, D. et al., Problems in diabetic foot care, Patient Care, August 15, 1988, pp. 102-118.

Greene, D., & Stevens, M., Diabetic peripheral neuropathy: New approaches to treatment, classification, and staging, Diabetes Spectrum, July/August 1993, pp. 223-257.

Haase, G. et al., Neuropathy: Diabetic? Nutritional?, Patient Care, May 15, 1990, pp. 112-134.

Jaspan, J. et al., GI complications of diabetes, Patient Care, January 15, 1990, pp. 108-128.

Mills, P., Drugs that block complications, Diabetes Self-Management, September/October 1988, pp. 14-16.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Diabetes Special Report, 1994 (NIH Publication No. 94-3422). Bethesda, MD.

Vinik, A., et al., Diabetic neuropathies, Diabetes Care, December 1992, pp. 1926-1975.

Wakelee-Lynch, J., Relieving pain with peppers, Diabetes Forecast, June 1992, pp. 34-37.

Weiss, R., Behind the pain: Causes and treatment of diabetic neuropathy, Diabetes Interview, November 1993, pp. 1, 12-13.

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Edited by Michael W. Smith, MD on April 01, 2002

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