Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center - Health Library

Resource Guide for Type 1 Diabetes

American Diabetes Association

2451 Crystal Drive

Suite 900

Alexandria, VA 22202

1-800-342-2383

http://www.diabetes.org

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.

Joslin Diabetes Center ^

One Joslin Place

Boston, MA 02215

617-309-2400

diabetes@joslin.harvard.edu

http://www.joslin.harvard.edu

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.

JDRF ^

26 Broadway

14th Floor

New York, NY 10004

212-785-9595

https://jdrf.org

JDRF focuses exclusively on research into diabetes, and specifically on finding a cure. On this site, you can read up on the latest "Research News." There are also several consumer friendly pages on the basics of diabetes and diabetes care. While you're here, find out how you can "Walk to Cure Diabetes."

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases ^

9000 Rockville Pike

Bethesda, MD 20892

301-496-3583

https://www.niddk.nih.gov

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.

Last reviewed October 2017 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Michael Woods, MD, FAAP  Last Updated: 10/19/2017