Chapter 7: Information Sources


Section 3: Specific Disabilities – Information Sources


Subsection: Diabetes

American Diabetes Association

Email:

askada@diabetes.org

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.

2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900
Arlington , VA 22202

Toll Free: 

800-342-2383

American Diabetes Association - Tulsa

5401 S. Harvard Avenue, #120
Tulsa , OK 74135

Voice: 

918-492-3839

Defeat Diabetes Foundation, Inc.

DDF provides objective and progressive community-based programs, original content, and up-to-date news and resources for existing diabetics or those at risk.

150 153rd Ave., Ste. 300
Madeira Beach , FL 33708

Toll Free: 

877-391-5051

Diabetes Mall

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 of Oklahoma

Email:

info@dsok.net

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.

3333 NW 63rd St.
Oklahoma City , OK 73116

Voice: 

405-843-4386

Joslin Diabetes Center & Joslin Clinic

Information on diabetes research, treatment, resources. List of recommended cookbooks and other diabetes publications.

One Joslin Place
Boston , MA 02215

Voice: 

617-309-2400

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse

Email:

healthinfo@niddk.nih.gov

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.

TTY: 

866-569-1162

Toll Free: 

800-860-8747