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Diabetes

Organizations

American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) is a professional organization dedicated to advancing the practice of diabetes self-management training and care as integral components of health care for persons with diabetes, and lifestyle management for the prevention of diabetes.

American Diabetes Association (ADA) funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; delivers services to hundreds of communities; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied rights because of diabetes.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) funds type 1 (juvenile) diabetes research worldwide. Type 1 diabetes is a disease which strikes children and adults suddenly and requires multiple injections of insulin daily or a continuous infusion of insulin through a pump.

National Institute on Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health, Public Health Services, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services conducts and supports research on a broad spectrum of metabolic diseases such as diabetes, inborn errors of metabolism, endocrine disorders, mineral metabolism, digestive and liver diseases, nutrition, urology and renal disease, and hematology.

Other Resources

Beaser RS, editor. Joslin’s Diabetes Deskbook: a guide for primary care providers. 2nd ed. updated. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health; Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2010. 730 p.

Burant DF, Young LA, editors. Medical Management of Type 2 Diabetes. 7th ed. Alexandria (VA): American Diabetes Association; 2012. 172 p.

Diabetes Drugs: Summary of Recommendations from the U.S. Consumers Union and Consumer Reports December 2012.

Medication (oral, insulin and other injections) from the American Diabetes Association; 2014.

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