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Diabetes organizations and associations

Information, resources and links to diabetes associations.

American Diabetes Association

ADA National Service Center
ATTN: Customer Service
1701 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311
800-diabetes (800-342-2383)

The American Diabetes Association's mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

American Association of Diabetes Educators

100 West Monroe Street, Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60603
800-338-3633

The American Association of Diabetes Educators is dedicated to advancing the role of the diabetes educator and improving the quality of diabetes education and care. Use the locator on their home page to find a certified diabetes educator near you.

The American Dietetic Association

216 W. Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60606
312-899-0040

The American Dietetic Association promotes optimal nutrition and well being for all people by advocating for its members. Use the "Find a Professional" link on their home page to find a dietitian near you.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
1600 Clifton Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30333
800-311-3435

The CDC helps reduce the burden of diabetes in the United States by planning, coordinating and evaluating federal efforts to translate promising results of diabetes research into widespread clinical and public health practice.

Diabetes Exercise and Sports Association

10216 Taylorsville Road, Suite 900
Louisville, KY 40299
800-898-4322

A non-profit service organization for people with diabetes who participate in fitness activities at all levels, healthcare professionals and anyone who is interested in promoting exercise as part of diabetes self-care.

International Diabetes Federation

19 Avenue Emile De Mot, B-1000
Brussels, Belgium
011-322-538-55-11

The IDF is an alliance of 183 national diabetes associations in 142 countries. Their aim is to bring together people all over the world who are concerned with diabetes, and to use their combined strengths to further the cause of people with diabetes.

International Diabetes Center at Park Nicollet

5000 West 39th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55416
612-927-3393

International Diabetes Center partners with health care providers throughout the world to promote better diabetes care. They offer educational programs for people with diabetes, and training programs for health care professionals that focus on team management of diabetes.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

120 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005
800-JDF-CURE

Founded in 1970 by parents of children with diabetes, JDRF's mission is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through supporting research. The organization provides at least 80 cents of every dollar raised to research and education.

Joslin Diabetes Center

One Joslin Place
Boston, MA 02215
617- 732-2415

Established in 1898, Joslin Diabetes Center is an international leader in diabetes research, treatment and patient and professional education. It is affiliated with Harvard Medical School.

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

1 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3560

In it's mission to conduct and support research on kidney, digestive, metabolic and other disease, as well as on diabetes and nutrition, the NIDDK provides a wealth of easy-to-read health and self-care information.

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse

1 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3560

The National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse's goal is to increase knowledge and understanding about diabetes among patients, their families, healthcare professionals and the public.

Taking Control of Your Diabetes

1110 Camino Del Mar, Suite B
Del Mar, CA 92014
1-800-99-TCOYD

TCOYD's mission is to educate and motivate people with diabetes and their loved ones. They want to help people take a more active role in their condition in order to live healthier, happier and more productive lives.

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