Diabetes Resources

Looking for more info on diabetes? Hoping to connect with others who understand you? These organizations and individuals offer the answers you want and the support you need.

Health Monitor Staff

Follow these Health Monitor approved accounts on Twitter for valuable diabetes-related information:

Diabetes Hands Foundation
"501c3 nonprofit that connects, empowers, mobilizes 
Eliot LeBow, LCSW, CDE
"Psychotherapist & Certified Diabetes Educator, T1-Diabetic-Since-1977"
Cherise Shockley
"Armywife, mom, founder #dsma & DSMA Live (BTR),creator of wdd #bluefridays. Interest diabetes, population health & social media."



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The American Association of Physician Assistants (AAPA) is the national professional society for PAs. The mission of AAPA is to ensure the professional growth, personal excellence and recognition of PAs, and to support their efforts to enable them to improve the quality, accessibility and cost-effectiveness of patient-centered health care.

American Association of Clinical EndocrinologistsThe American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists is a professional community of physicians specializing in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism and committed to enhancing the ability of its members to provide the highest quality of patient care.


Founded in 1973, the American Association of Diabetes Educators is a multidisciplinary association of healthcare professionals dedicated to integrating self-management as a key outcome in the care of people with diabetes and related conditions.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The Academy is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy.

The American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy. Founded in 1940, it was reorganized in 1969 to increase its ability to serve the public. Today, offices in more than 800 communities conduct programs in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
College Diabetes Network
The College Diabetes Network is a 501c3 nonprofit organization, whose mission is to empower and improve the lives of students living with type 1 diabetes through peer support and access to information and resources.
CR3 Diabetes Association
Our mission is to make a difference in the lives of people living with diabetes all over the world by providing equipment and encouragement to those in need. CR3 Diabetes Association, Inc. will encourage people with diabetes to take control of their health by providing medical devices and supplies to those unable to afford the cost.

Diabetes Community Advocacy
The Diabetes Community Advocacy Foundation supports and connects people affected by diabetes to their peers and healthcare professionals, which will help them foster community and education.

DiabetesDaily.com is an online community for people living with diabetes.

Diabetes Hands FoundationDiabetes Hands Foundation provides platforms where people with diabetes and their loved ones can connect and have an open dialogue about their experiences with this chronic condition.

The Diabetes Foundation
The Diabetes Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the care and quality of life for children and adults living with diabetes in the New Jersey/New York Metropolitan area.

Diabetes Mine
Diabetes Mine offers a unique mix of news, views, reviews, guest posts, interviews, videos, cartoons, Q&As and any other type of quality content useful for people touched by diabetes.

The Endocrine Society
Founded in 1916, The Endocrine Society is the world's oldest, largest and most active organization devoted to research on hormones and the clinical practice of endocrinology.

JDRF is the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes research.

Joslin Diabetes CenterJoslin Diabetes Center, a teaching and research affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is a one-of-a-kind institution on the front lines of the world epidemic of diabetes—leading the battle to conquer diabetes in all of its forms through cutting-edge research and innovative approaches to clinical care and education. 

National Diabetes Education Program
Established in 1997, the National Diabetes Education Program is a federally funded program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It includes over 200 partners working together to improve the treatment and outcomes for people with diabetes, promote early diagnosis, and prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes.

 PA Foundation
The Physician Assistant Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, representing a profession of more than 95,000 certified PAs across all medical and surgical specialties. Throughout its 36-year history, the PA Foundation has made a significant difference in the lives of physician assistants and those they serve.


November 2013