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Health Management and Education

Health Management and Education

Learn more about diabetes


Journals / Newsletters

Diabetes Forecast (monthly magazine)
American Diabetes Association; subscription included with ADA membership
(800) 806-7801

Voice of the Diabetic (magazine)
Published quarterly; targets people experiencing diabetes complications
(573) 875-8911
Diabetes Health (monthly magazine)
(800) 488-8468
Diabetic Gourmet (magazine)
Free monthly electronic magazine and newsletter

Diabetes Self-Management (bimonthly magazine)
(800) 234-0923


Carbohydrates Resources

The Doctor's Pocket Calorie, Fat and Carbohydrate Counter, 2007
Allan Borushek 
or local bookstores

The Diabetes Carbohydrate and Fat Gram Guide, 2nd Edition
LeaAnn Holzmeister, RD, CDE
American Diabetes Association
1-800-DIABETES or

Complete Guide to Carb Counting
Hope S. Warshaw, MMSc,RD, CDE, Karmeen Kulkarni, MS, RD, CDE

Calories and Carbohydrates
Barbara Kraus



Diabetes and Heart Healthy Cookbook
The American Diabetes Association and the American Heart Association, 2004

Guide to Healthy Restaurant Eating, 3rd Edition
Hope Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDE, BC-ADM

Month of Meals: Meals in Minutes
American Diabetes Association

Diabetic Meals in 30 Minutes—Or Less!
Robyn Webb, MS

Fix-it & Forget-it Diabetic Cooking
Phyllis Pellman Good with the American Diabetes Association


Professional Organizations

American Diabetes Association (ADA)
1701 N. Beauregard Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22311
(800) DIABETES (342-2383) 

National Diabetes Education Program
1 Diabetes Way
Bethesda, MD 20892
(800) 438-5383

ADA Local Office
2720 Gateway Oaks Drive
Suite 110
Sacramento, CA 95833
(916) 924-3232
National Diabetes Information
Clearinghouse (NDIC)

1 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892
(800) 860-8747
The American Dietetic Association
To speak with a dietitian, find a dietitian in your area, or order free information:
120 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
(800) 877-1600
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Division of Diabetes Translation
(977) 232-3422

National Association of Diabetes Educators
(800) 338-3633


Diabetes Identification

Medic Alert Foundation U.S.
Extensive line of bracelets, necklaces; maintains comprehensive personal health information; 24/7 access to emergency information; membership
(888) 633-4298
Medic ID’s
Custom-engraved medical identification bracelet and necklace styles.
(800) 363-5985

Creative Medical ID
Medical ID jewelry with free engraving
(800) 252-0661



Palm Pilot Carb Count

Calorie King food database for Pocket PC


Useful websites for diabetes information

Joslin Diabetes Center- One of the world’s leading pioneers in diabetes care 

Nutrition section of the American Diabetes Association website - Discussion about diabetes nutrition and many recipes

Medline Plus- a service of the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health; A go-to guide for medical questions of all types, including medications, diagnoses information and clinical trial reports

USDA Food pyramid website offers you a personal eating plan with the foods and amounts that are right for you

“Dlife for your diabetes life”- a web resource and TV show addressing all aspects of your diabetes life—information, inspiration, and connection with others who share your challenges and concerns 

UCSF Diabetes education online-  a rich resource that has information for both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetics and has many online classes to fit your educational needs


Websites for recipes


Companies that make diabetes products

Abbott Laboratories:
Home Diagnostics, Inc:
Johnson and Johnson, Lifescan:

You can always consult your diabetes education team
for new and accurate websites and diabetes resources.