Health Information Organizations and Support Groups

American Association of Diabetes Educators
200 West Madison St., Ste. 800
Chicago, IL 60606
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
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
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
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
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
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: 21 Apr 2009

Last Modified: 11 Sep 2015