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Diabetes Internet Resources - General

 

keyboardA wealth of information is available on the Web to help you live with and manage your diabetes. But as with anything you can find online, you should be careful to seek information only from credible sources.
 
General Diabetes Information
 
The following sites offer general information about diabetes and diabetes management:
American Diabetes Association
An excellent site to keep up-to-date on all aspects of diabetes; includes information about research, prevention, nutrition, weight loss, events and more
 
A powerful risk assessment tool from the American Diabetes Association. It can be used to explore the effects of a wide variety of health care interventions, including losing weight, stopping smoking, and taking certain medications.
 
National Institutes of Health Diabetes Information
A wide variety of diabetes resources in both English and Spanish; includes quizzes and other interactive tools.
 
MyDiabetes.com
Provides a free daily diary for keeping records; self care tools allow you to track your blood glucose levels, carbohydrate intake, medication usage and more.
 
Healthy Women Diabetes Center 
This resource from the National Women's Health Resource also includes questions to ask your health care professionals about diabetes.
 
Weight Control Information Network
An information service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK).
 
This resource from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases includes an A to Z listing of diabetes topics and a wealth of information about treatments, disease complications, research and more.
 
This resource from the Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services includes information about children and diabetes, personal diabetes care record cards, prevention, risk tests and more.
 
A rich library of diabetes resources from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
 
A site designed as a resource for diabetes patients to educate themselves about their role as active participants in their care.
 
NDEP is a partnership of the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and more than 200 public and private organizations. Includes a monthly e-Newsletter.
 
Includes information about type 1 diabetes (juvenile diabetes) daily care and treatment, coping with emotional demands and helping delay the onset of complications.
 
A reputable diabetes blog that is monitored by professionals and sponsored by the Diabetes Self-Management publication.

dLife
dLife is a large repository of information for diabetics, including food, fitness, videos and forums.

Wisconsin Department of Health Services
The Wisconsin Diabetes Prevention and Control Program (DPCP) is dedicated to improving the health of people at risk for or with diabetes.