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AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION (ADA)

Address:
1701 N Beauregard ST
Alexandria, VA 22311

Phone:
1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383)

Internet:
http://www.diabetes.org

Email
AskADA@diabetes.org

Description of services provided:
On the ADA's website, you can get information about healthy food choices, weight loss, exercise, and diabetes prevention. The website also offers information about diabetes symptoms, statistics, genetics, and risk factors.

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION (AHA)

Address:
National Center
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231

Phone:
1-800-AHA-USA-1
or 1-800-242-8721

Internet:
http://www.heart.org

Description of services provided:
The AHA's mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The website offers information about heart-related diseases and conditions, including cholesterol and high blood pressure. Also provided is information about living a healthy lifestyle, including nutrition and exercise.

The Endocrine Society

Address:
8401 Connecticut AVE, Suite 900
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Phone:
1-888-363-6274

Internet address:
http://www.endo-society.org

Description of services provided:
With over 13,000 members, the Endocrine Society aims to "advance excellence" in this field and promote its role in scientific discovery, medical practice, and human health.. The accompanying website, The Hormone Foundation provides information for the public.

American College of Cardiology

Address:
Heart House
2400 N Street NW
Washington, DC 20037

Phone:
1-800-253-4636

Internet address:
http://www.cardiosource.org/acc

Description of services provided:
While geared toward professionals, the American College of Cardiology provides related news stories, videos of experts discussing current issues in the field, and publications.

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DIABETES AND DIGESTIVE AND KIDNEY DISEASES (NIDDK)

Address:
Office of Communications and Public Liaison
NIDDK, NIH
Building 31, RM 9A06
31 Center DR
MSC 2560
Bethesda, MD 20892-2560

Phone:
(301) 496-3583

Internet:
http://www.niddk.nih.gov

Description of services provided:
The NIDDK conducts and supports research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health. The website offers health information on the following topics: diabetes, digestive diseases, kidney and urologic diseases, weight control, endocrine and metabolic diseases, blood disorders, and nutrition information.



Last reviewed May 2014 by Michael Woods, MD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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