Government Institutions, Universities and Hospitals
- Americans With Disabilities Act Information on the Web, from the Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice, provides many links that will be helpful to anyone faced with discrimination due to diabetes.
- The Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes is one of the finest centers for kids with diabetes in the world.
- The Center for Clinical Immunology at Stanford represents an unprecedented effort to advance the treatment and prevention of disorders of the immune system, including Type 1 diabetes.
- Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Diabetes Home Page. Be sure to read their National Diabetes Fact Sheet.
- Children's Hospitals with web pages include:
- Children's Hospital Boston has information about their Diabetes Program online
- If you live in British Columbia, visit the web page of the Endocrinology and Diabetes Unit at the British Columbia's Children's Hospital to learn more about their services.
- The Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at Children's Hospital Los Angeles is one of the premier pediatric diabetes centers in the country.
- Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago has a listing of faculty and staff and research studies.
- The Cleveland Clinic offers an online diabetes resource guide.
- Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
- Children's Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio offers Pediatric Health Information about Diabetes.
- Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh includes questions and answers with the region's top physicians, animations, and extensive information on topics such as diabetes.
- Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City
- The Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.
- The University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital has information about its diabetes program.
- The University of Maryland Medical Center offers a list of pediatric endocrinology resources.
- University of Michigan C. S. Mott Children's Hospital includes contact information for the pediatric endocrinology department.
- The Congenital Hyperinsulinism Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an excellent resource on hypoglycemia in infants and children.
- The Benaroya Diabetes Center at Virginia Mason Medical Center has information about diabetes and about their diabetes care programs.
- Diabetes-Doctor.com is the web site of Yair Litvin, M.D., F.A.C.E. Be sure to check out the newsletters.
- The Diabetes Institute for Immunology and Transplantation, located at the University of Minnesota Medical School, is devoted to the prevention and cure of diabetes through transplantation.
- The Diabetes Health Economics Study Group seeks to enhance communication about economic issues in diabetes care, and establish collaborative efforts in the reporting and dissemination of diabetes economics research.
- The Diabetes Institutes Foundation supports the research, clinical care and education programs of the Leonard R. Strelitz Diabetes Institutes at Eastern Virginia Medical School (SDI at EVMS) in Norfolk, Virginia.
- The Diabetes Knowledge Base, once published by the University of Wisconsin Medical School, went off-line on August 11, 1995. One of the first web-based collections of diabetes information, its served as an inspiration to many of us. May it rest in peace.
- The Diabetes Research Institute web site is an interactive, user-friendly resource for those seeking information on the latest in diabetes research and the progress being made toward a cure for the disease. Visitors can take a virtual tour of the Institute, complete with 3-D imaging and audio, hear personal comments from leading faculty members, and learn about the various stages of translational research on several interactive pages.
- The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation supports the Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami School of Medicine.
- The Diabetes Research Laboratories are an integral part of the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine at the University of Oxford. The DRL, founded in 1976, is the largest clinical diabetes research unit in the UK.
- The Diabetes Trial Unit of the University of Oxford is running several diabetes studies.
- The Diabetic Mailing List Home Page at Lehigh University maintains a large list of Frequently Asked Questions, which should be an early stop on everyone's hunt for information about diabetes on the Web.
- Evaluating Managed Care Plans for Children with Special Health Needs: A Purchaser's Tool, from the Institute for Child Health Policy, offers guidance to parents who have to decide between various health care plans.
- The FDA Diabetes Information web site includes a wealth of information about diabetes, products, nutrition, and complications.
- The US Food and Drug Administration site contains a wealth of information about food. Visit the Food Guide Pyramid and the Food Label to learn more.
- The FDA offers guidance on buying medications on-line and health fraud.
- The FDA offers answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Importing Beef or Pork Insulin for Personal Use.
- Interested in medical device reports made to the FDA? Try searching the MAUDE database of the Center for Devices and Radiological Health.
- The Food and Nutrition Information Center, maintained by the National Agricultural Library (part of the US Food and Drug Administration), includes Dietary Guidelines for Americans, along with a wealth of other nutritional information.
- Guardian Angel: Patient-Centered Health Information Systems, written by MIT Computer Science researchers, describes how current technology can be combined in innovative ways to help people with chronic illnesses, like Type 1 diabetes.
- Healthfinder provides links to the wealth of health-related information on the web published by the U.S. Government. The site was officially launched on Tuesday, April 15th, 1997, by Vice President Al Gore and Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala, as part of the 1997 Partnerships for Networked Consumer Health Information Conference, to be held April 14-16, 1997 in Washington, D.C.
- The International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS) is a database of published, international, scientific literature on dietary supplements, including vitamins, minerals, and botanicals, produced by the Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) at the National Institutes of Health.
- Scientists at the Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering at the Polish Academy of Sciences study ways to realize intesive insulin therapy.
- Throughout the country, Joslin Diabetes Centers care for children with diabetes. The main center is the Joslin Diabetes Center at Harvard.
- The Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society is named for the first recognized pediatric endocrinologist in the world.
- The Mayo Clinic Health [email protected] web site has information about pancreas transplantation and islet cell transplantation.
- MedWatch offers timely safety information on the drugs and other medical products regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
- Medical Conditions with Airway Implications contains information for anesthesiologists.
- The National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse, a service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, provides titles, abstracts and availability information on diabetes information and health education materials.
- Alternative Therapies for Diabetes by the National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse summarizes several alternative approaches that some people claim help in the treatment of diabetes.
- Noninvasive Blood Glucose Monitors by the National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse summarizes the status of noninvasive meters.
- Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, at Columbia-Presbyterian in New York, has a new web site. Included on staff is Dr. Kevan Harold, who is conducting research on immunotherapy for treatment of Type 1 diabetes.
- The National Diabetes Education Initiative (NDEI) is a multicomponent educational program on type 2 diabetes that is designed for endocrinologists, diabetologists, primary care physicians, and other healthcare professionals.
- The National Eye Institute offers information about Diabetic Eye Disease.
- The goal of the National Glycohemoglobin Standardization Program (NGSP) is to standardize glycohemoglobin test results so that clinical laboratory results are comparable to those reported in the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT).
- The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK) offers a wealth of information about diabetes. You'll find its complete series of diabetes publications available on-line:
- Alternative Therapies for Diabetes
- Devices To Take Insulin
- Diabetes Control and Complications Trial
- Diabetes Dictionary
- Diabetes in African Americans
- Diabetes in Hispanic Americans
- Diabetes Nutrition Publications Series
- Diabetes Overview
- Diabetic Eye Disease
- Diabetic Neuropathy: The Nerve Damage of Diabetes
- Diabetes Research and Training Center's Demonstration and Education Divisions
- Kidney Disease
- Financial Help for Diabetes Care
- Foot Care Kit for Diabetes
- Gestational Diabetes
- Insulin-Dependent Diabetes
- Medicines for People with Diabetes
- Noninsulin-Dependent Diabetes
- Noninvasive Blood Glucose Monitors
- Pancreatic Islet Cell Transplantation
- The Pima Indians: Pathfinders for Health
- Bibliographic Searches on Diabetes
- The National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) facilitates research and evaluation of unconventional medical practices and disseminates this information to the public.
- NetWellness is a general-purpose health information site published by the University of Cincinnati that contains links to many other health-related web sites. Their Ask an Expert section has answers to various medical questions.
- Dr. Edward Skolnik, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology at the New York University Medical Center, is pursuing research on Insulin Receptor Signaling Pathways.
- New York University Medical Center researcher Dr. Allan Frey investigates the immunological basis of Type 1 diabetes.
- The Pathology of Diabetes Mellitus, with graphic images in JPEG format, is presented by the University of Utah. These pages illustrate clearly why good control is so important.
- The Pediatric Adolescent Diabetes Research And Education Foundation (PADRE) provides care and support for kids with diabetes and their families in Orange County, California.
- The Sansum Medical Reseach Foundation, is a a research center devoted to the prevention, treatment, and cure of diabetes. Of particular interest is information about the Santa Barbara Diabetes Initiative, a worldwide collaboration to find a cure for Insulin Dependent Diabetes.
- Five students from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy prepared Home Testing For Glucose as an aid for pharmacy students.
- The The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne, Australia, conducts research related to Type 1 diabetes.
- What are the Costs of Diabetes Mellitus?, by Thomas J Songer, PhD, Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, is a 16-page slide show summarizing the costs of diabetes.
- The Whittier Institure for Diabetes, a subsidiary of ScrippsHealth, is dedicated to diabetes research, education and patient care through a collaborative program with the University of California, San Diego. The Whittier Program supports intensive efforts in the treatment of adult onset (Type 2) diabetes.
- The World Health Organization has a section about Diabetes mellitus.
- The Yorkhill Diabetes Service cares for almost 400 childrnen with diabetes in Glasgow, Scotland.
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