Health Library

Resource Guide for Type 2 Diabetes

Resources

Address:
1701 North Beauregard StreetAlexandria, VA 22311

Phone:
1-800-342-2383

Internet Address:
http://www.diabetes.org

Description of Services Provided:
This site is a comprehensive resource for people with diabetes and healthcare professionals alike. You'll learn the details of the disease, from diagnosis to complications, as well as find links to health insurance information. You can also read issues of Diabetes Forecast , the association's consumer magazine.

Resources

Address:
One Joslin PlaceBoston, MA 02215

Phone:
1-617-732-2400

E-mail:
diabetes@joslin.harvard.edu

Internet Address:
http://www.joslin.harvard.edu

Description of Services Provided:
Joslin's Online Diabetes Library provides a wealth of useful information explaining in detail such topics as carbohydrate counting, artificial sweeteners, blood sugar changes with exercise, and the effects of diabetes on sexuality.

Resources

Address:
6707 Democracy Blvd.Bethesda, MD 20892

Phone:
301-496-3583

Internet Address:
http://www.niddk.nih.gov

Description of Services Provided:
The NIDDK offers a collection of booklets on everything from glucose monitors to alternative treatments for diabetes. There are also materials in Spanish, and several designed for lower literacy levels. You can view them online or order hard copies; many are free.