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Resource Guide for Metabolic Syndrome

American Diabetes Association

Address:
2451 Crystal Drive
Suite 900
Alexandria, VA 22202

Phone:
1-800-342-2383

Internet:
http://www.diabetes.org

Description of services provided:
On the ADA's website, you can get information about healthy food choices, weight loss, exercise, and diabetes prevention. The website also offers information about diabetes symptoms, statistics, genetics, and risk factors.

American Heart Association

Address:
National Center
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231

Phone:
1-800-242-8721

Internet:
http://www.heart.org

Description of services provided:
The AHA's mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The website offers information about heart-related diseases and conditions, including cholesterol and high blood pressure. Also provided is information about living a healthy lifestyle, including nutrition and exercise.

Endocrine Society

Address:
2055 L Street NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036

Phone:
1-888-363-6274

Internet address:
https://www.endocrine.org

Description of services provided:
With over 13,000 members, the Endocrine Society aims to "advance excellence" in this field and promote its role in scientific discovery, medical practice, and human health. The accompanying website,Hormone Health Networkprovides information for the public.

American College of Cardiology

Address:
2400 N Street NW
Washington, DC 20037

Phone:
1-800-253-4636 ext. 5603

Internet address:
http://www.acc.org

Description of services provided:
While geared toward professionals, the American College of Cardiology provides related news stories, videos of experts discussing current issues in the field, and publications.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Phone:
1-800-860-8747

Internet:
https://www.niddk.nih.gov

Description of services provided:
The NIDDK conducts and supports research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health. The website offers health information on the following topics: diabetes, digestive diseases, kidney and urologic diseases, weight control, endocrine and metabolic diseases, blood disorders, and nutrition information.

Last reviewed April 2018 by EBSCO Medical Review Board  Last Updated: 5/20/2016