- About.com – Type
2 Diabetes Lifestyle Changes
Explore web sites that have the medical knowledge to help persons with diabetes understand their disease, and to help control it, from About.com.
Click on ‘Features’ in the left-hand column to be taken to numerous diabetes subject links.
- Ask the Dietitian
A site maintained by Joanne Larsen, MS, RD, LD for nutritional advice.
- BrainPOP – Diabetes
This web site is full of nutrition and self care information to assist all persons who have diabetes. BrainPOP, LLC produces educational animated movies that explain concepts in a style that is educational and entertaining for children.
Partners of Health on the Internet Foundation web sites:
- Children with Diabetes – An on-line community for support of children with diabetes. Varied information for children, about children, and chat rooms is owned and operated by Diabetes123.com, Inc.
- Dictionary – Dictionary, choose letter, and links to other diabetes dictionaries.
- Diabetes Monitor: Diabetes on the Web: Books, Tapes, Games – This web site provides links to other home pages on the subject of diabetes care and management, owned and operated by Diabetes123.com, Inc.
Recipes, What’s for Dinner, Entertaining, Health Updates, What’s Hot, and Just for kids by Frances Towner Giedt and Bonnie Sanders Polin, Ph.D. and an advisory board.
- Diabetes Information, University of Illinois Extension at Urbana-Champagne. Department
of Food Science & Human Nutrition, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Department of Internal Medicine,
Karen Chapman Novakofski, PhD, RD, LDN, Professor of Nutrition.
- Your Guide to Diet and Diabetes
- Diabetes Life Lines Newsletters
- Consejos Para Vivir con Diabetes
- Recipes for Diabetes
- Fiesta of Flavors – Traditional Hispanic foods offer a wide variety of choices that can fit nicely in a meal plan for someone with diabetes.
- Fiesta de Sabores (Spanish Recipes for Diabetes)
- Healthy Outcomes for Teens (HOT) Project – Diabetes Prevention
- Diabetes Products Page
Keep informed about the new treatments, appliances and studies that can make a difference for your diabetic patients. Register for the free Diabetes in Control weekly newsletter.
Wellness Connection – Native American Diabetes Project
Strong in Body and Spirit is a program to help people eat less fat and sugar, and exercise more; and to obtain diabetes resources.
Hope S. Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDE provides consulting services. This web site’s mission is to be a source of realistic, practical information and wisdom to help people change their food choices and habits to maximize their quality and quantity of life.
Aetna Intelihealth is a subsidiary of Aetna with information from sources such as Harvard Medical Schools and University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Health information includes news and content as well as access to tools and risk assessments.
Diabetes Center (IDC)
Park Nicollet Health Services, International Diabetes Center is a leader in the development, evaluation, and implementation of evidence-based education and treatment models designed to improve the health and lives of people with diabetes.
Created by The Nemours Foundation’s Center for Children’s Health Media, divided into parents, kids, teens with age-appropriate content and tone or search by entering the request into the search box.
- MealsforYou – Recipes
Search by titles or ingredients. Top features are handy recipe collection, and top of the week recipes.
- MealsforYou – Advanced Recipe Search – Check which ingredients to include/exclude in your recipe search such as eggs or tomatoes. Choose nutrition levels of low/high in such categories as Iron, Sodium, Vitamin C and choose recipes by course, popularity, gadget or ingredient.
Encyclopedia – Diabetes
Click on encyclopedia.
Source Health Library
Health library, encyclopedia, numerous resources such as Health Centers, Health Map Platform, Merck Manual, A.D.A.M. Health Illustrated Encyclopedia, Over-the-counter Drug Guide and Advanced Medical Dictionary.
- My Diabetes
Take Control of Diabetes, Diabetes Facts, free membership. Web site is by Protocol Driven Healthcare, Inc. (PDHI).
- Nu Connexions: Links: Sites for
Special Health and Dietary Needs
This web site provides information for the person that has special health and dietary needs. Some topics covered are: diabetes, cancer, renal disease, aging and nutrition, food allergies, pregnancy, and vegetarian nutrition.
- University of
Georgia Family and Consumer Sciences – Nutrition Publications – Diabetes
Diabetes publications and powerpoint presentations can be found here. Other topics you can explore are: foods, meals, nutrition, newsletters, for sale publication in English and Spanish.
- WebMDHealth – Your
Guide to Diabetes
Find diabetes basics, types, glossary and resources. Diseases & Conditions, Check Symptoms, Medical Library, Drugs & Herbs. Quizzes and Calculators.
– Health: Diseases and Conditions: Diabetes
This web site gives information, names, alternative names and resources on the subject of diabetes.
the Gap with Education: Diabetes Symposium and Workshop
This special conference sponsored by West Virginia University Extension Service and the West Virginia Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences is intended for health educators/clinicians working in the field of diabetes. The conference will explore the challenges and opportunities associated with providing education and support to individuals with diabetes and their families.
Meal Plans and a Healthy Diet
Plan your diabetes meal plan with one or more method including: the Food Guide Pyramid, Create your Plate, and carb counting.
Gourmet Magazine – Dedicated to Diabetic Dining and Healthy Living
Dedicated to Diabetic Dining and Healthy Living – The Diabetic Gourmet Magazine is an online magazine dedicated to diabetes related health issues as well as diabetic dining and cooking information.
CalorieKing Calorie, Fat & Carbohydrate Counter
Whether you are watching your weight, trying to cut down on sodium in foods, control your blood glucose and diabetes, or just want to eat healthier, “The CalorieKing Calorie, Fat and Carbohydrate Counter” – formally called “The Doctor’s Pocket Calorie, Fat and Carbohydrate Counter” – is a pocket-sized guide to help take the guesswork out of calorie, fat and carbohydrate counts necessary of your favorite foods at home or in restaurants. People underestimate how much food they eat. Revised annually, this guide lists 17,000 food nutrient data; includes 200 fast food chains and restaurants; ethnic varieties of foods; uses color-coding to make it more user friendly; and is often recommended by health professionals and diabetes educators.
- Nutrition in the Fast Lane
Pocket-sized booklet containing nearly 3,500 menu items offered by 59 of the most popular fast-food and casual dining establishments in the United States. Restaurants are listed in alphabetical order. At the top of each page are guides to various nutrition facts about each menu item including the nutrition value of each item in total calories, calories from fat, total fat, saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, sodium, carbohydrates, dietary fiber, sugar and protein. The listing also includes the total carbohydrate (carb) exchange and suggested exchange values (Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American Diabetes Association’s Choose Your Foods: Diabetes Exchanges, 2007) are provided for each item.
A meal plan specifically for you but no two meal plans need to be alike; ask your health care provider to refer you to a dietitian that specializes in diabetes as well.
Quick Meal Ideas…Wholesome Heart Smart meals for your table.The best thing you can do for your health.
- American Association of Diabetes Educators
American Association of Diabetes Educator’s web site features research-based information, resources for both healthcare professionals and the general public to help in the treatment of diabetes.
This web site is a comprehensive source of information for either the individual person or the professional helping people with diabetes whether it be in the area of health-related information, books to purchase, journals, or knowing about professional affiliations.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics– ANAD: Position: Use of Nutritive and Nonnutritive sweeteners
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Position paper: Use of nutritive and nonnutritive sweeteners provides the research-based overview of the use and safety of nutritive sweeteners such as fructose, glucose, sucrose, xylitol, mannitol, sorbitol as well as the nonnutritive sweeteners such as saccharin, acesulfame-K, and aspartame.
- American Podiatric Medical Association
Your Podiatric Physician Talks About Diabetes – Information From The American Podiatric Medical Association (English and in Spanish).
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – Diabetes Public Health Resource Home Page
This site is the Centers for Disease Control’s Diabetes and Public Health Resources Page. It contains articles of interest relating to diabetes.
- Diabetes Clip Art – Web site that provides a wide selection of clip art.
- Diabetes Publications and Products – Provides information on diabetes that can be printed from the internet; and provides other links to explore.
- National Center for Health Statistics – Diabetes (U.S. figures), comprehensive data and related links.
Action Research and Education Foundation
Diabetes Action is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting education about diabetes and diabetes research to enhance the quality of life for all people affected by diabetes. Emphasis is on nutritional therapies for prevention and treatment, includes recipes, links and free booklet offer.
Diabetes Association of Greater Cleveland
Culturally Specific Diabetes Education Materials
Education and Research Center
The Diabetes Education and Research Center is a nonprofit organization serving the needs of people living in Philadelphia, PA and surrounding communities. It was established in 1967 to supplement the efforts of the Garfield G. Duncan Research Foundation. The goal of the Foundation is to improve the health of people with diabetes. The Center meets its educational objectives through the work of the Diabetes Education Program at Pennsylvania Hospital.
Disease and Diabetes – American Heart Association
Learn about the connection between cardiovascular disease, diabetes and insulin resistance.
A federal web site, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services along with other federal agencies. Search topics such as diabetes.
- Hispanichealth.org – National
Alliance for Hispanic Health
Choose Health Facts which takes you to a list of health topics. Diabetes is one topic in English and Spanish.
- Joslin Diabetes Center
This web site contains information on diabetes, diabetes research, and other information related to diabetes and its management, news and information, online library, beginner's guide and online classes.
- Juvenile Diabetes
Research Foundation International (JDRF)
Find diabetes information and links to Newly Diagnosed, Diabetes Stories and Resources.
- MayoClinic – Diabetes
Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, Get the Basics, Explore Treatments and Take Control.
Health Information, Diabetes, Medicare Coverage of Diabetes Related Supplies and Services and web sites.
- National Diabetes Education Program
This web site is the National Diabetes Education Program. It is a joint program sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It provides information about diabetes, diabetes research, how to provide better management of diabetes, and ways to diagnose diabetes and ultimately ways prevent the development of diabetes.
Eye Institute (NEI)
National Institutes of Health (NIH), the NEI conducts and supports research that helps prevent and treat eye diseases and other vision disorders, news and events, education programs, health information and resources.
- The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
This web site is provided by the National Institutes of Health. Information on educational materials, research information and a FAQ section is provided to answer and inform on the subjects of diabetes, digestive and kidney diseases.
- Diabetes Dictionary
- Health Information: Diabetes – The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). They conduct and support biomedical research, disseminating research findings and health information to the public.
- National Diabetes Statistics
Diabetes Council, Texas Department of State Health Services
This web site provides information about diabetes to the Texas population. It assists with the coordination of activities in Texas mandated by the Texas legislature for the development and implementation of a plan for diabetes control in Texas. It also has links to publications and fact sheets.
- U.S. FDA – Take Time To Care…About Diabetes – Office
of Women’s Health
Special Populations, English, Spanish, Girl Power! Diabetes information for girls 9–14, Take Time To Care Materials – free.
Health Organization (WHO) – Diabetes Databases
Diabetes estimates and projections, prevalence estimates, links to: news, publications, databases, events and related sites.
For more information about Abbott adult nutritional, pediatric nutritional, enteral feeding devices, personal care products or pharmaceuticals, there is a searchable database.
- Animas Corporation
Animas Corporation provides insulin pumps user eLearning modules as well as information on diabetes, insulin pump therapy, helpful hints about living with diabetes, information about carbohydrate counting, blood glucose self monitoring, sick day management and more.
HealthCare Pharmaceuticals is a research-based company with major businesses in health care and life sciences, and chemicals.
- BD Diabetes Village
Site maintained by Becton Dickinson and Company to help persons with diabetes understand and live a healthy life. Answers diabetes questions and gives tips for families.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. web site provides information on numerous health topics, health care products and medicines.
- Eli Lilly and Company
Eli Lilly medicines include insulin, health topics, innovation into science and technology, plus numerous diabetes meal management, and diabetes resources, and blood glucose monitoring equipment.
- Eli Lilly Company – Diabetes Downloadable Resources – This web site focuses on helping persons with diabetes learn to cope with the disease.
One of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies – is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.
This web site provided by LifeScan, Johnson and Johnson Pharmaceuticals, a leading producer of blood glucose monitors. They give information about diabetes, self-care, ask-the-expert, and diabetes resources.
- Mead Johnson
This web site for nutritional needs for all persons, ages. Can search for diabetes information. Nutrition for your special needs.
- MedicAlert Online!
MedicAlert Foundation, the nation’s leading emergency medical information service, is a nonprofit membership organization and has been dedicated to helping save lives since 1956. By wearing this bracelet, the diabetic individual can be identified, should an emergency arise. This web site provides information on how to join, how medic alert works, and other helpful information.
This web site is a link to “Health InfoPark” that provides information to answer your questions about your health and specific topics or health concerns.
- Medtronic – The
HomePage for Insulin Pump Therapy
This web site provides information on insulin pump therapy, and Q&A regarding pump therapy.
- Needy Meds
NeedyMeds is a 501(c)(3) non-profit with the mission of helping people who can’t afford to pay for their medications and provides a list of pharmaceutical companies and their addresses.
- Novo Nordisk Company
This web site provides information on medicines and health. Click on “educational icon” and read about current concerns in health.
This web site provides information on medicines and health. Click on “diseases and treatment” and go to specific health-related subjects.
- Pump Wear Inc – Where
Kids Are Kids
Offers a line of items specifically made with toddlers and preteens in mind.
- Roche Pharmaceutical Co
A web site that provides information about current drugs this pharmacy has developed and marketed to provide health care.
- Sanofi-Aventis Pharmaceuticals
One of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies developing resources and pharmaceuticals for cardiovascular disease, thrombosis, oncology, diabetes, central nervous system, internal medicine, and vaccines. Find information about the products, fact sheets, useful links and more.
Last updated: 11 June, 2012
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