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Topic specific Pubmed Query – Healthy People 2010 - Diabetes
Community Guidelines Diabetes
US Preventive Task Force Diabetes Mellitus: Screening (2008) (In Progress)
American Diabetes Association
The leading nonprofit health organization dedicated to diabetes. The mission of the organization is "to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes." To accomplish this, the American Diabetes Association funds research, publishes scientific findings, and provides information and other services to people with diabetes, their families, health care professionals, and the public. The site contains basic information about diabetes, such as healthy living choices, insulin reactions, exercise, and diet. Other features include diabetes in the news, online shopping, ADA-sponsored events, and a section for health care professionals.
American Dietetic Association
The American Dietetic Association is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. ADA is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Diabetes
An agency of the Department of Health and Human Services, is dedicated to promoting the "health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability". The Diabetes Public Health Resource page contains links to information on professional conferences, frequently asked questions (FAQ's) about diabetes, projects such as the National Diabetes Education program, links to related sites on diabetes, news and information, publications and products, descriptions of state-based programs, and statistics about the disease. The target audience for this site is adults, both consumers and professionals. Spanish language information is also included. Users of the site can easily connect to the CDC home page to look up other subjects via "Health Topics A-Z."
Healthline.com - Diabetes Type 2 - Healthline’s mission is improve health through information. They focus their efforts on offering readers and visitors to the site objective, trustworthy, and accurate health information, guided by the principles of responsible journalism and publishing. Their editorial philosophy is to use relevant and accurate content to promote a healthy lifestyle and facilitate disease prevention, as well as to offer clinically significant, medically reviewed information for those who are seeking answers to their health questions.
Joslin Diabetes Center
A site provided by one of the leading diabetes clinics in the United States. Affiliated with Harvard Medical School, the Joslin website is aimed at patients and professionals. The "Managing Diabetes" section has a library of information for patients, discussion boards, descriptions of patient programs and camps for children with diabetes, and a store to purchase books and videos on various aspects of the disease. Other sections of the site provide information about the Joslin Diabetes Center, professional education, and research. The "Diabetes News" area has current updates about legislative activities, press releases, and the latest news in diabetes care and research.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
Dedicated to fostering research to find a cure for diabetes. The site includes information about JDRF sponsored research, its chapters and affiliates, ways to support JDRF, its publications, and it legislative activities. A kids online section provides links to a variety of materials directed at children and teens, with an index divided into specific age groups. A quarterly online magazine called Countdown For Kids is one of these links. Launched in 1996, its goal is to provide news, help, inspirational tools, educational tools, and fun for kids ages 8 and up.
National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases
A government-supported site highlighting the work of the NIDDK, one of the National Institutes of Health. NIDDK is dedicated to conducting and funding research on diabetes and digestive and kidney diseases, and the website devotes approximately one third of its content to diabetes and its related diseases. Consumer health information is organized into an A-Z list. "Easy-to-read" versions and Spanish language versions arc included for many topics. In addition to consumer health information, the site also provides information about research and funding opportunities, clinical trials, health education programs, NIDDK laboratories, and reports about planning and congressional activities.
Wisconsin Department of Health Services Diabetes Prevention and Control
The Wisconsin Diabetes Prevention and Control Program (DPCP) is dedicated to improving the health of people at risk for or with diabetes. We rely on our strong partnerships in the development, distribution, and implementation of resources.