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    Type 1 Diabetes: Resources

    Organizations

    American Association of Diabetes Educators
    100 West Monroe Street
    Suite 400
    Chicago, IL 60603
    Phone: 1-800-338-3633
    Fax: (312) 424-2427
    E-mail: aade@aadenet.org
    Web Address: http://www.aadenet.org

    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
    Phone: 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383)
    E-mail: AskADA@diabetes.org
    Web Address: http://www.diabetes.org/

    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.



    Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
    120 Wall Street
    New York, NY 10005-4001
    Phone: 1-800-533-CURE (1-800-533-2873)
    Fax: (212) 785-9595
    E-mail: info@jdrf.org
    Web Address: http://www.jdf.org

    The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International's mission is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through research. This organization publishes a wide variety of booklets on complications and treatments of diabetes. The organization's focus is on research for the prevention and treatment of type 1 diabetes.



    National Diabetes Education Program (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health)
    1 Diabetes Way
    Bethesda, MD 20814-9692
    Phone: (301) 496-3583

    1-800-438-5383 to order materials
    E-mail: ndep@info.nih.gov
    Web Address: http://www.ndep.nih.gov/

    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 (http://www.cdc.gov/team-ndep).



    National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse/National Institutes of Health (NIH)
    1 Information Way
    Bethesda, MD 20892-3560
    Phone: (301) 654-3327

    1-800-860-8747
    Fax: (703) 738-4929
    E-mail: ndic@info.niddk.nih.gov
    Web Address: http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov

    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).

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.

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