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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
http://www.diabetes.org

Voice of the Diabetic (magazine)
Published quarterly; targets people experiencing diabetes complications
(573) 875-8911
www.nfb.org/nfb/voice_of_the_diabetic.asp
Diabetes Health (monthly magazine)
(800) 488-8468
www.diabeteshealth.com
Diabetic Gourmet (magazine)
Free monthly electronic magazine and newsletter
http://diabeticgourmet.com/

Diabetes Self-Management (bimonthly magazine)
(800) 234-0923
www.diabetesselfmanagement.com

 

Carbohydrates Resources

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

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

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

Calories and Carbohydrates
Barbara Kraus

 

Cookbooks

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)
www.diabetes.org 

National Diabetes Education Program
1 Diabetes Way
Bethesda, MD 20892
(800) 438-5383
www.ndep.nih.gov

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

1 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892
(800) 860-8747
http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov
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
www.eatright.org
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Division of Diabetes Translation
(977) 232-3422
www.cdc.gov/diabetes

National Association of Diabetes Educators
(800) 338-3633
www.diabeteseducator.org

 

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   www.medicalert.com
Medic ID’s
Custom-engraved medical identification bracelet and necklace styles.
(800) 363-5985
http://www.americanmedical-id.com

Creative Medical ID
Medical ID jewelry with free engraving
(800) 252-0661
http://www.creativemedicalid.com

 

Software

Palm Pilot Carb Count

Calorie King food database for Pocket PC www.calorieking.com

 

Useful websites for diabetes information

Joslin Diabetes Center- One of the world’s leading pioneers in diabetes care www.joslin.org 

Nutrition section of the American Diabetes Association website - Discussion about diabetes nutrition and many recipes http://www.diabetes.org/nutrition-and-recipes/nutrition/overview.jsp

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 http://medlineplus.gov/

USDA Food pyramid website offers you a personal eating plan with the foods and amounts that are right for you http://www.mypyramid.gov/

“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 http://www.dlife.com/ 

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 http://www.deo.ucsf.edu/

 

Websites for recipes

www.diabetes.org
www.niddk.nih.gov
www.ndep.nih.gov/diabetes/mealplanner
www.diabeticcooking.com
www.allrecipes.com

 

Companies that make diabetes products

Abbott Laboratories: http://www.abbott.com
Bayer: http://www.bayercarediabetes.com/
Home Diagnostics, Inc: http://thesmartchoice.com
Novo-Nordisk: http://www.changingdiabetes-us.com/
Johnson and Johnson, Lifescan:  http://www.lifescan.com/


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