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Diabetes in Children: Additional Sources of Information

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 18:07

Contributing Author: Guy Slowik FRCS

Here are some reliable sources that can provide more information on diabetes in children.

American Diabetes Association 
Phone: 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-832-6874)

(or find your local chapter in the phone book).

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse 
Phone: 1-301-654-3327

MedicAlert Foundation International 
Phone: 1-800-432-5378

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation 
Phone: 1-800-533-CURE (2873)

Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes

The Centers for Disease Control's diabetes information can be found at www.cdc.gov/diabetes/

If your child is considering an insulin pump, check out this slide show entitled "Is pumping for you?" It can be found at www.diabetesmonitor.com/presentations/pumps/sld001.htm

The Children With Diabetes Web site features a section that summarizes books and videos available for children and teens with diabetes. It can be found at www.childrenwithdiabetes.com/d_06_a00.htm

The Centers for Disease Control features a "What's New" section on its Web site that provides links to the most current articles related to diabetes treatment and research.

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