Chapter 7: Information Sources
Section 3: Specific Disabilities – Information Sources
The moving force behind the work of the American Diabetes Association is a network of more than 565,000 volunteers, a membership of more than 540,000 people with diabetes, their families and caregivers, a professional society of nearly 20,000 health care professionals, as well as more than 400 staff members.
DDF provides objective and progressive community-based programs, original content, and up-to-date news and resources for existing diabetics or those at risk.
A source of information and retail products which focuses exclusively on diabetes. Find cookbooks, latest technology, Internet resources and a variety of other information at this site.
Diabetes Solutions offers a variety of programs and resources to address two fundamental needs: Reducing the incidence of diabetes (reducing the incidence of Type 2 Diabetes through prevention, reducing the complications of diabetes through patient and professional education) And improving the quality of life for those who have diabetes.
Camp Endres (for children and youth with diabetes) - Camp for youth with diabetes, ages 8-12. Located at YMCA Camp Classen near Davis. Emphasis is placed on campers having fun while learning age-appropriate self-care and diabetes management skills. Financial aid may be available for those who qualify.
Information on diabetes research, treatment, resources. List of recommended cookbooks and other diabetes publications.
NIDDK research creates knowledge about and treatments for diseases that are among the most chronic, costly, and consequential for patients, their families, and the Nation.