National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse
The National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC) is an information dissemination service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). The NIDDK is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
1 Information Way
Bethesda MD 20892-3560
301/654-3327 (fax) 301/907-8906
National Diabetes Information Clearing House: A-Z List of Topics and Titles
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Diabetes Page
CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation translates diabetes research into daily practice to understand the impact of the disease, influence health outcomes, and improve access to quality health care.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30333
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348, 24 Hours/Every Day
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
810 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20420
Health Resources and Services Administration
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
Indian Health Service
The Indian Health Service (IHS) Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention is responsible for developing, documenting, and sustaining clinical and public health efforts to treat and prevent diabetes in American Indians and Alaska Natives.
5300 Homestead Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
National Diabetes Education Program
The NDEP is a nationwide initiative of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). It is an inclusive, partnership-based program involving many diverse public and private sector partner organizations. The goal of the program is to reduce the morbidity and mortality of diabetes and its complications.
For more information on NDEP, call toll free 1-800-438-5383.
NIDDK Health Information Database
NIDDK carries forward the content and outreach and promotion activities developed under previous programs to meet ongoing needs. The health information here is informed by NIDDK research, reviewed by doctors, and provided to help you understand the diseases and conditions you or your loved ones may face.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
1 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3560
800/GET LEVEL (800/438-5383) or 301/654-3327
National Eye Institute (NEI)
Bldg. 31, Room 6A32
31 Center Drive, MSC 2510
Bethesda, MD 20892-2510
301/496-5248 or 800/869-2020 (to order materials)
Office of Minority Health Resource Center
US Department of Health and Human Services
P.O. Box 37337
Washington, DC 20013-7337
American Association of Diabetes Educators
AADE is an association of health care professionals dedicated to integrating successful self-management as a key outcome in the care of people with diabetes and related conditions.
100 West Monroe, 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-1901
800/338-3633 for names of diabetes educators
312/424-2426 to order publications
American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association's mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.
1701 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria VA 22311
1-800-ADA-ORDER to order publications toll free
1-800-342-2383 (800-DIABETES) for diabetes information
American Dietetic Association
The American Dietetic Association (ADA) provides timely and objective food and nutrition information for consumers, health professionals and ADA members.
National Center for Nutrition and Dietetics
216 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
800/366-1655 Consumer Nutrition Hotline (Spanish speaker available)
American Heart Association National Center
Having type 2 diabetes greatly increases your risk of having a heart attack or stroke. Heart disease and stroke are the No. 1 causes of death and disability among people with type 2 diabetes.
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231
American Optometric Association
Diabetic retinopathy is a condition occurring in persons with diabetes, which causes progressive damage to the retina, the light sensitive lining at the back of the eye. It is a serious sight-threatening complication of diabetes.
1505 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
800/262-3947 or 703/739-9200
American Podiatric Medical Association
Founded in 1912, the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, is the leading resource for foot and ankle health information.
9312 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
301/571-9200 or 800/ASK-APMA
International Diabetic Athletes Association
1647-B West Bethany Home Road
Phoenix, AZ 85015
800/898-IDAA or 602/433-2113
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Driven by the needs of people with diabetes, the mission of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research.
The Diabetes Research Foundation
120 Wall Street, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10005-4001
800/JDF-CURE or 800/223-1138
Medical Eye Care for the Nation's Disadvantaged Senior Citizens
The Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
P.O. Box 429098
San Francisco, CA 94142-9098
American Diabetes Association Recipes
Health Care.gov (coverage information)
National Eye Health Education Program
The Support for Behavior Change Resource (SBCR) is a searchable online database of recommended research, tools and programs. The purpose of the SBCR is to assist the public in identifying approaches and available tools and programs that can be readily disseminated. SBCR is one way that NDEP is working to improve access to information already available.
Weight Control Information
What to Eat
Your Guide to Lowering Your Blood Pressure
Your guide to type 1 and 2 diabetes
Am I at risk? http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/riskfortype2
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - The Support for Behavior Change Resource (SBCR) is a searchable online database of recommended research, tools and programs. The purpose of the SBCR is to assist the public in identifying approaches and available tools and programs that can be readily disseminated. SBCR is one way that NDEP is working to improve access to information already available. http://ndep.nih.gov/sbcr/index.aspx
The HealthierUS Initiative is a national effort to improve people's lives, prevent and reduce the costs of disease, and promote community health and wellness. http://www.healthierus.gov/
Your guide to lowering your blood pressure http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/hbp/prevent/prevent.htm
Small Step (Adults and Teens) http://www.smallstep.gov/
Small Step (Kids) http://smallstep.gov/kids/flash/index.html
Weight Control Information http://www.win.niddk.nih.gov/
How do I become a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)?
Diabetes self-management education is performed by health care professionals who have appropriate education and experience consistent with their profession's scope of practice. For more information on how to become a CDE, visit the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators website
Other Professional Links:
American Diabetes Association professional resources
Diabetes Initiative of South Carolina (USC Site)
Diabetes Initiative of South Carolina (Main Site - MUSC)
Better Diabetes Care
Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence
Chronic Kidney Disease Fact Sheet
Diabetes Care at School
Skilled Nursing Facilities