Diabetes Information Resources

Health Information Organizations and Support Groups

American Association of Diabetes Educators 200 West Madison St., Ste. 800 Chicago, IL 60606 800.338.3633 Organization of health professionals educating people on diabetes management. Provides referrals to local diabetes educators.

American Diabetes Association 1701 North Beauregard St. Alexandria, VA 22311 800.342.2383 National organization that funds research, provides information and publications, and offers referrals to support groups and education classes. Look in the white pages for your local chapter.

American Dietetic Association 120 S. Riverside Plaza, Ste. 2000 Chicago, IL 60606-6995 800.877.1600 Provides nutrition and weight control information, direct access to a registered dietitian, recorded nutrition messages, and referrals to local dietitians.

Joslin Diabetes Center One Joslin Place Boston, MA 02215 617.732.2400 Diabetes treatment, research, and education center affiliated with Harvard Medical School that has treatment centers nationwide. Also produces publications.

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse 1 Information Way Bethesda, MD 20892-3560 800.860.8747 Collects and disseminates information on diabetes, responds to requests for information, and provides publications.

National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases Office of Communications & Public Liaison Building 31, Rm. 9A06 31 Center Dr., MSC 2560 Bethesda, MD 20892-2560 Conducts and supports research on diabetes as well as kidney, metabolic, and endocrine diseases.

National Kidney Foundation 30 East 33rd St. New York, NY 10016 800.622.9010/212.889.2210 Health organization working for the prevention, treatment, and cure of kidney disease. Provides information and education on diabetes and kidney disease as well as on organ donation.

Publication Review By: Written by: Christopher D. Saudek, M.D.; Simeon Margolis, M.D., Ph.D.

Published: 22 Apr 2009

Last Modified: 03 Apr 2013