Diabetes

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

DHHS. National Institutes of Health.

Find a wealth of information on diabetes, for consumers and professionals alike.


What I Need to Know About Eating and Diabetes

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Find out how the food you eat affects your blood sugar levels and ways to manage the disease through meal planning. Also in PDF|1.4 MB, and in Spanish.


National Diabetes Fact Sheets

DHHS. CDC. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Information and estimates, 2011. Also in PDF|168 KB.


Diagram of Insulin Actvitiy in Cells MedlinePlus: Diabetes

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Provides links and access to many resources about diabetes. Also in Spanish.


MedlinePlus: Diabetes

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Information related to diabetes, including definition, causes and risk factors, symptoms, treatments, complications, and more. Also in Spanish.


Diabetes A-Z List

DHHS. NIDDK. National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse.

Also find Easy-to-Read publications and Spanish-language publications.


National Diabetes Education Program

DHHS. National Institutes of Health; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Federally funded program includes over 200 partners at the federal, state, and local levels, working together to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with diabetes. Find resources, statistics, news and more to help with diabetes.


Type 1 Diabetes Fact Sheet

DHHS. National Institutes of Health.

Provides statistics and the status of current research and knowledge on Type 1 diabetes. Also discusses possible future discoveries in Type 1 diabetes prevention and management.


Quiz for Teens with Diabetes

DHHS. NIH. National Diabetes Education Program.

Teens can take this quiz to learn more about how to manage diabetes.


Am I at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Learn about type 2 diabetes including the risks, complications, and prevention strategies. Also in PDF|417 KB and in Spanish.


Diabetes Public Health Resource

DHHS. CDC. NCCDPH. Division of Diabetes Translation.

CDC Division that combines support for public health-oriented diabetes prevention and control programs and translates diabetes research findings into widespread clinical and public health practice. Site provides numerous resources and information including:


Map of the United States State-Based Diabetes Prevention & Control Programs

DHHS. CDC. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Here you can access information (DPCPs) for a specific state.


Diabetes - Meal Planning

DHHS. NIH. NLM. MedlinePlus.

Interactive multimedia tutorial on Diabetes and meal planning.


Older couple NIH Senior Health - Diabetes

DHHS. NIH. National Institute on Aging.

On-line interactive information on diabetes for seniors.


If You Have Diabetes, You are at High Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke (PDF | 134 KB)

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. National Diabetes Education Program.

Brochure emphasizes the high risk of heart disease if you have diabetes. Offers ABC strategies to help you lower the risk.


Diabetes Dictionary

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Defines words that are often used when people talk or write about diabetes. Designed for people with diabetes and for their families and friends. Also in PDF|600 KB and in Spanish.


Ten Ways African Americans Can Prevent Type 2 Diabetes (PDF | 42 KB)

DHHS. NIDDK. National Diabetes Education Program.


African Americans and Diabetes

DHHS. NIH. National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse.

Find several resources for African Americans with diabetes.


Family Reunion Health Guide - Make the Kidney Connection

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. National Kidney Disease and Education Program.

A guide for African American families to talk about the connection between diabetes, high blood pressure, and kidney disease.


Hispanics/Latinos and Diabetes

DHHS. NIH. National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse.

Links to fact sheets and other resources on diabetes in Hispanic and Latino Americans including Spanish language versions.


Ten Ways Hispanics/Latinos Can Prevent Type 2 Diabetes (PDF | 145 KB)

DHHS. NIDDK. National Diabetes Education Program.


CAM and Diabetes: A Focus on Dietary Supplements

DHHS. NIH. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Fact sheet discusses complementary therapies related to diabetes. Also in PDF|340 KB.


Complementary and Alternative Medical Therapies for Diabetes

DHHS. NIDDK. National Diabetes Education Program.

Discusses complementary and alternative medicine therapies for individuals with diabetes and provides links to additional sources of information.


Diabetes and Pregnancy

DHHS. CDC. National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities.

Answers to frequently asked questions about diabetes and pregnancy.


Managing Gestational Diabetes: A Patient's Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.

Booklet gives patients the information they need to talk to health care providers, dietitians, family members and friends.


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