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Diabetes Prevention & Control

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Federal Organizations
Non-Federal Organizations
Management
Prevention
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Federal Government Organizations

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse
The National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC) is an information dissemination service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). The NIDDK is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
1 Information Way
Bethesda MD 20892-3560
301/654-3327  (fax) 301/907-8906
E-mail ndic@aerie.com
Internet http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/index.htm
National Diabetes Information Clearing House: A-Z List of Topics and Titles

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Diabetes Page
CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation translates diabetes research into daily practice to understand the impact of the disease, influence health outcomes, and improve access to quality health care.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30333
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636)       TTY: (888) 232-6348, 24 Hours/Every Day 
E-mail cdcinfo@cdc.gov
Internet http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
810 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20420
Internet http://www.va.gov/diabetes/

Health Resources and Services Administration
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
Internet http://www.hrsa.gov

Indian Health Service
Diabetes Program
The Indian Health Service (IHS) Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention is responsible for developing, documenting, and sustaining clinical and public health efforts to treat and prevent diabetes in American Indians and Alaska Natives.
5300 Homestead Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505/248-4182
Internet http://www.ihs.gov/MedicalPrograms/Diabetes/index.asp

National Diabetes Education Program
The NDEP is a nationwide initiative of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). It is an inclusive, partnership-based program involving many diverse public and private sector partner organizations. The goal of the program is to reduce the morbidity and mortality of diabetes and its complications.
For more information on NDEP, call toll free 1-800-438-5383.
Internet http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/ndep/index.htm

NDEP Support for Behavior Change Resource Database
The Support for Behavior Change Resource (SBCR) is a searchable online database of recommended research, tools and programs. All materials have been reviewed by independent reviewers who are experts in psychosocial issues and the behavior change process.
Internet  http://ndep.nih.gov/sbcr/index.aspx

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
1 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3560
800/GET LEVEL (800/438-5383) or 301/654-3327
Internet http://www.niddk.nih.gov/

National Eye Institute (NEI)
Bldg. 31, Room 6A32
31 Center Drive, MSC 2510
Bethesda, MD 20892-2510
301/496-5248 or 800/869-2020 (to order materials)
301/402-1065 (fax)
Internet http://www.nei.nih.gov

Office of Minority Health Resource Center
US Department of Health and Human Services
P.O. Box 37337
Washington, DC 20013-7337
800/444-MHRC (444-6472)
Internet http://www.omhrc.gov/

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Non-Federal Government Organizations

American Association of Diabetes Educators
AADE is an association of healthcare professionals dedicated to integrating successful self-management as a key outcome in the care of people with diabetes and related conditions.
100 West Monroe, 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-1901
800/338-3633 for names of diabetes educators
312/424-2426 to order publications
Internet http://www.aadenet.org

American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association’s mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.
1701 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria VA 22311
Telephone 703-549-1500
1-800-ADA-ORDER to order publications toll free
1-800-342-2383 (800-DIABETES) for diabetes information
Internet http://www.diabetes.org

American Dietetic Association
The American Dietetic Association (ADA) provides timely and objective food and nutrition information for consumers, health professionals and ADA members.
National Center for Nutrition and Dietetics
216 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
800/366-1655 Consumer Nutrition Hotline (Spanish speaker available)
800/745-0775
Internet http://www.eatright.org/

American Heart Association National Center
Having type 2 diabetes greatly increases your risk of having a heart attack or stroke.  Heart disease and stroke are the No. 1 causes of death and disability among people with type 2 diabetes.
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231
214/373-6300
Internet http://www.americanheart.org/

American Optometric Association
Diabetic retinopathy is a condition occurring in persons with diabetes, which causes progressive damage to the retina, the light sensitive lining at the back of the eye. It is a serious sight-threatening complication of diabetes.
1505 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
800/262-3947 or 703/739-9200
Internet http://www.aoanet.org/

American Podiatric Medical Association
Founded in 1912, the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, is the leading resource for foot and ankle health information.
9312 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
301/571-9200 or 800/ASK-APMA
301/530-2752 (fax)
Internet http://www.apma.org/

International Diabetic Athletes Association
1647-B West Bethany Home Road
Phoenix, AZ 85015
800/898-IDAA or 602/433-2113
602/433-9331 (fax)

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Driven by the needs of people with diabetes, the mission of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research.
The Diabetes Research Foundation
120 Wall Street, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10005-4001
800/JDF-CURE or 800/223-1138
212/785-9595 (fax)
Internet: http://www.jdrf.org

Medical Eye Care for the Nation's Disadvantaged Senior Citizens
The Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
P.O. Box 429098
San Francisco, CA 94142-9098
800/222-EYES (222-3937)
Internet: http://www.aao.org/aao/

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Management:

American Diabetes Association Recipes 
http://www.diabetes.org/food-and-fitness/food/recipes/

Caregiver Information –
http://www.medicare.gov/Caregivers/

Healthcare.gov (coverage information)
http://www.healthcare.gov/

Kids Diabetes Care –
http://www.diabetes.org/family-link/home.jsp

Medicare & Diabetes –
http://www.medicare.gov/Health/Diabetes.asp

National Eye Health Education Program –
http://www.nei.nih.gov/NEHEP/

Nutrition –
http://www.diabetes.org/food-nutrition-lifestyle/nutrition.jsp

Quiz for Teens with Diabetes –
http://ndep.webdevdc.com/teens/quiz-for-teens/index.htm

The Support for Behavior Change Resource (SBCR) is a searchable online database of ecommended research, tools and programs. The purpose of the SBCR is to assist the public in identifying approaches and available tools and programs that can be readily disseminated. SBCR is one way that NDEP is working to improve access to information already available.
http://ndep.nih.gov/sbcr/index.aspx

Weight Control Information –
http://www.win.niddk.nih.gov/publications/index.htm#public

What to Eat –
http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/eating_ez/index.htm

Your Guide to Lowering Your Blood Pressure -
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/hbp/prevent/h_eating/h_eating.htm

Your guide to type 1 and 2 diabetes –
http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/type1and2/index.htm

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Prevention:

Am I at risk?  -
http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/riskfortype2/index.htm

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  - The Support for Behavior Change Resource (SBCR) is a searchable online database of ecommended research, tools and programs. The purpose of the SBCR is to assist the public in identifying approaches and available tools and programs that can be readily disseminated. SBCR is one way that NDEP is working to improve access to information already available. http://ndep.nih.gov/sbcr/index.aspx

The HealthierUS Initiative is a national effort to improve people's lives, prevent and reduce the costs of disease, and promote community health and wellness.  http://www.healthierus.gov/

Your guide to lowering your blood pressure
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/hbp/prevent/prevent.htm

Small Step (Adults and Teens)
 http://www.smallstep.gov/

Small Step (Kids)
 http://smallstep.gov/kids/flash/index.html

Weight Control Information
 http://www.win.niddk.nih.gov/

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Professional Resources

How do I become a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)?
Diabetes self-management education is performed by health care professionals who have appropriate education and experience consistent with their profession's scope of practice. For more information on how to become a CDE, visit the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators website

Other Professional Links:

American Diabetes Association professional resources –
http://professional.diabetes.org/

Diabetes Initiative of South Carolina (USC Site) -
http://diabetesinitiative.med.sc.edu/scdiabeteseducation.html

Diabetes Initiative of South Carolina (Main Site - MUSC) -
http://clinicaldepartments.musc.edu/medicine/divisions/endocrinology/dsc/

Better Diabetes Care -
http://www.betterdiabetescare.nih.gov/

Caregiver Information -
http://www.medicare.gov/Caregivers/

Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence -
http://www.thecarolinascenter.org/

Chronic Kidney Disease Fact Sheet -
http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/pubs/factsheets/kidney.htm

Diabetes Care at School -
http://www.diabetes.org/living-with-diabetes/parents-and-kids/diabetes-care-at-school/

Skilled Nursing Facilities -
http://www.skillednursingfacilities.org/

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DHEC Related Links:

Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention -
http://www.scdhec.gov/health/chcdp/cvh/index.htm

Obesity Division -
http://www.scdhec.gov/health/chcdp/obesity/

Office of Nutrition -
http://www.scdhec.gov/health/proservices/nutrition/

Office of Minority Health -
http://www.scdhec.gov/health/minority/

Tobacco Division –
http://www.scdhec.gov/health/chcdp/tobacco/

Flu Information -
http://www.scdhec.gov/flu/

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