If you want to live a life without limits, even with diabetes, you will need to know a lot about diabetes and a lot about yourself. The foundation of basic diabetes care has not changed much in recent years, yet we learn more about diabetes every day. You can get information about diabetes and diabetes care from many sources. We offer care information for your convenience and to help improve your quality of life with diabetes. 
  • Diabetes Essentials - What is diabetes, who is at risk, insurance information
  • Daily Living - The four pillars of diabetes care: Diet/Nutrition, Physical Activity, Blood Glucose Monitoring, Medication
  • Managing Complications - How to prevent and delay the impact of diabetes
  • Ask the Expert - Diabetes Educators answer your general diabetes questions
  • Diabetes Stories - Meet "our heroes." People with diabetes share their stories
  • Psyching Out Diabetes - The mental challenges of coping with a chronic illness are real, and depression can be common. Dr. Richard Rubin adds humor and personal stories to his professional experience and helps us explore causes and solutions to diabetes-related issues.
  • Test Smart - For a lot of people with diabetes, feeling so-so has become normal. But did you know there's a direct link between your blood sugar levels and how you feel every day? There's medical proof that you feel better if you stay in range. Testing is the only way to know if you're in range. But to feel the difference, you need to TestSmart. That means testing when it matters most-and acting on your results. Download or order your free TestSmart Guide Book today.
  • Tools You Can Use - Diabetes-related converters, downloads and handouts
  • Diabetes Recipes - Healthy and delicious recipes for adults and children with diabetes
  • Diabetes News - Recent News from Reuters
  • Diabetes Links - More online diabetes resources

Many associations and agencies provide important information about diabetes treatments, developments and research efforts. The Internet is host to a number of diabetes-related sites that may be valuable to you:


American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)
1000 Riverside Ave, Suite 205
Jacksonville, Fl 32204
(904) 353-7878
(904) 353-8185 (FAX)

American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)
100 W. Monroe, Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60603
(800) 338-3633
(312) 424-2427 (Fax) 

American Diabetes Association (ADA)
ADA National Call Center
1701 N. Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311
800-DIABETES (800 342-2383)

American Dietetic Association
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
(800) 877-1600

Centers for Disease Control-Diabetes Home Page
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
(800) 311-3435

Children with Diabetes
An online community for children, families and adults living with diabetes.

Diabetes Dek
The Diabetes DekŪ is an inexpensive, easy to use, pocket-size, daily guide that can help you to take charge of your Diabetes.
1572 Vintage Club Drive
Greensboro, GA 30642
(706) 453-9562

Diabetes Exercise and Sports Association (DESA)
Formerly the International Diabetes Athletes Association (IDAA)

8001 Montcastle Dr.
Nashville, TN 37221
(800) 898-4322
(615) 673-2077 (Fax)

Doctors Guide to Diabetes on the Internet
An online information service for healthcare professionals.

Independence Technology, L.L.C.
Independence Technology, L.L.C., a Johnson & Johnson company, has a mission to increase the independence of people with disabilities. Independence Technology does this by utilizing cutting-edge technologies, along with a deeper understanding of the challenges faced everyday, to develop safe and effective solutions to a wide range of concerns.

Indian Health Service (IHS)
The federal program for American Indians and Alaska Natives
801 Thompson Ave, Suite 400
Rockville, MD 20852

International Diabetes Federation (IDF)
The global advocate for people with diabetes.
Avenue Emile De Mot 19
1000 Brussels
32-2-538 55 11
32-2-538 51 11 (Fax)

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF)
120 Wall St
New York, NY 10005
800 533-CURE (2873)
212 785-9595 (Fax)

Medic Alert is a non-profit organization that strives to protect and save lives by providing identification and information in emergencies.

National Diabetes Education Program
The National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) is a federally sponsored initiative to improve treatment and outcomes, to promote early diagnosis, and ultimately to prevent the onset of diabetes.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
One of the National Institutes of Health, NIDDK includes resouces on diabetes.

The mission of Taking Control of Your Diabetes is to educate and motivate people with diabetes and their loved ones to take a more active role in their condition, in order to live healthier, happier, and more productive lives. To learn more, visit the TCOYD Web site.