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  American Diabetes Association
ADA is the leading nonprofit health organization dedicated to preventing and curing diabetes and improving the lives of people affected by diabetes.  ADA funds research, publishes scientific findings, and provides information and other services to people with diabetes, their families, health care professionals, and the public. Find information about diabetes, including healthy living choices, insulin reactions, exercise, and diet. 

  Ask NOAH about Diabetes
 Sponsored by a consortium of libraries in New York known as NOAH (New York Online Access to Health). Find an extensive collection of full-text consumer health information about diabetes, including gender-specific, age-specific, and race-specific issues. Information is also available in Spanish. 

  Centers for Disease Control
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services dedicated to promoting health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability. Find information on professional conferences, frequently asked questions (FAQs) 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. Information is also available in Spanish.

 Chronic Disease Prevention
The National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion is part of the Centers for Disease Control. Find information about dealing with diabetes.

  Diabetes 123
Provides information about diabetes products and services as well as the treatment of all types of diabetes.  Find news and research articles, educational feature articles, chat rooms and other people connections, an "Ask the Diabetes Team" section, and an online store.

  Joslin Diabetes Center
Affiliated with Harvard Medical School.  Their "Managing Diabetes" section includes information for patients, discussion boards, descriptions of patient programs, and a store to purchase books and videos about diabetes. Their "Diabetes News" section has the latest news about diabetes care and research.

  National Institute of Diabetes 
The National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases is a government-supported site highlighting the work of the NIDDK, one of the National Institutes of Health. Find consumer health information in an A-Z list,. "easy-to-read" versions, and Spanish language versions. 

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