The Nerve Damage of Diabetes
What Resources Are Available for People with Diabetic Neuropathy? continued...
American Heart Association
7320 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231
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
National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse
1 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3560
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.
For more information about diabetic neuropathy and diabetes
Albert, L., Restraining pain: What's available for easing
the pain of diabetic neuropathy, Diabetes Forecast, January 1988, pp.
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).
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.