Links updated: 20 January 2009
All About Diabetes
The American Diabetes Association provides a comprehensive resource for diabetes information.
Diabetes Detection Initiative: Finding the Undiagnosed (NIH) )
A community-based initiative designed to increase blood testing for
individuals who are at high-risk for diabetes and to increase diagnosis for those with unrecognized diabetes.
New Directions in Diabetes Care (California Academy of Family Physicians)
Visit the CAFP web site to learn more about the group's Diabetes Care initiative.
Diabetes in Hispanic Americans (NDIC)
The National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse explains the serious health challenge Hispanics are facing.
Diabetes in African Americans (NDIC)
The National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse explains the serious health challenge African Americans are facing.
National Diabetes Education Program (CDC and NIH)
The Centers for Diseases Control, the National Institutes of Health, and 200 partners are working together on this project to improve
the treatment and outcomes of diabetes in individuals, families, communities, and health care systems.
Paso a Paso (Step by Step) (CDC and NIH)
This campaign, available in English and Spanish and sponsored by the National Diabetes
Education Program, teaches people about the small steps they can take to prevent diabetes.
Effects of Diabetes
The Centers for Disease control answers questions about diabetes-related health concerns.
Pre-Diabetes: A Serious Health
Threat (Discovery Channel Health)
DiscoveryHealth.com defines the signs, symptoms, causes and risks of pre-diabetes.
Do You Know Your Blood Glucose Level? (ADA)
A recent national survey conducted by the American Diabetes Association reveals that 7 out of 10 Americans are not aware of their blood glucose (sugar) level, which is critical information for determining the presence of diabetes or pre-diabetes.