Many of these organizations offer brochures and booklets on diabetes. Some offer referrals to diabetes specialists or diabetes support groups in your area. Call, write or contact the organizations on the Web for more information.
American Association of Diabetes Educators
200 W. Madison Street, Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60606
1-800-338-3633 or 312-424-2426
This organization can refer you to diabetes educators in your area.
American Diabetes Association
1701 N. Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311
1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383) or 1-800-232-3472 or 703-549-1500
They can provide information on all aspects of diabetes as well as referrals to diabetes education programs and diabetes support groups.
The American Dietetic Association
120 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
This association provides information about healthy eating and referrals to dietitians.
Diabetes Public Health Resource
Division of Diabetes Translation
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway NE, Mail Stop K-10
Atlanta, GA 30341-3717
770-488-5000 or 1-877-232-4636
The CDC provides fact sheets, statistics and publications on diabetes.
International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers
1623 Military Road, #279
Niagra Falls, NY 14304-1745
They can provide a list of English-speaking foreign doctors.
International Diabetes Federation
Avenue Emile de Mot 19
B-1000 Brussels, Belgium
This federation can provide a list of diabetes organizations in other countries.
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International
120 Wall Street, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10005
1-800-223-1138 or 1-800-JDF-CURE (1-800-533-2873) or 212-785-9500
This organization specializes in providing information about infants, children and young adults who have diabetes.
National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse
1 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3560
The clearinghouse provides printed materials as well as online information on all aspects of diabetes.
National Eye Institute
2020 Vision Place
Bethesda, MD 20892
The NEI offers information on diabetic eye disease.
National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse
3 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3580
They have information about diabetes and kidney diseases.
Weight-Control Information Network (WIN)
1 Win Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3665
202-828-1025 or 1-877-946-4627
They offer fact sheets, pamphlets, reports and literature searches on weight control, obesity and weight-related disorders.
Written by Bobbie Hasselbring
Reviewed by Beth Seltzer, MD
Last updated June 2008