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Virginia Organizations


Virginia Department of Health: A site for consumers and providers that includes information and resources about prediabetes and diabetes in Virginia.

Diabetes Local: A site for consumers that provides listings of local resources for people with diabetes in Virginia.


Virginia Cooperative Extension: A site that provides information about food, nutrition and diabetes.


Virginia Center for Diabetes Prevention and Education: A site for providers that includes information about access to diabetes telehealth classes and lifestyle coach training for diabetes prevention.

Virginia Oral Health Coalition: A site for providers that includes resources around oral health and diabetes.

Health Quality Innovators: An independent, non-profit consulting organization for providers that helps healthcare providers and organizations.



National Diabetes Organizations


JDRF:
 A site for people with Type 1 diabetes providing resources and education.

American Academy of Diabetes Educators: A site for providers supporting diabetes education.


American Diabetes Association: A site for healthcare providers and individuals providing resources, education and connection for people with all types of diabetes.


T1DE: A site that provides information for people with Type 1 diabetes.


American Heart Association: A site for healthcare providers and individuals with information and resources around diabetes and heart disease.

Children With Diabetes: A site providing information and resources for children with Type 1 diabetes.


Diabetes Monitor: A site that provides information, education and support for people with diabetes.

NH National Diabetes Education Program: A site for individuals and healthcare providers with resources to improve care of people with diabetes.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK): A site for researchers and individuals providing resources for all types of diseases.

Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation: A site that provides information and resources, including a free diabetes ID necklace.

National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators: A site for diabetes educators providing resources to become a certified diabetes counselor.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: A site for consumers with resources and information around healthy eating and diabetes.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): A site for providers and consumers that offers information and data around diabetes and prediabetes.


Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Learn about prediabetes, the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP), finding an NDPP near you, becoming a lifestyle coach and delivering the program within your organization.

Virginia Center for Diabetes Prevention and Education: A center in Virginia who trains NDPP coaches and provides ongoing eduction around diabetes prevention.

Federal Government Organizations

 
 
 
 

 

DIABETES RELATED ORGANIZATIONS

 

American Association of Diabetes EducatorsClick HereHelps locate diabetes educators near you.

American Diabetes AssociationClick Here Offers information about diabetes for patients and health care professionals. Also includes a listing of recognized diabetes education programs.

American Heart AssociationClick Here Provides information regarding heart disease.

BD Diabetes CenterClick Here Offers excellent educational materials and especially good visuals demonstrating insulin injections.

Children with DiabetesClick Here
Excellent websites and very comprehensive index. This is a good resource to give parents of children recently diagnosed with diabetes.
Provides excellent and accurate information; MD, CDE, and RD chats with patients about various topics. Sends a weekly newsletter with the most up-to-date information available on diabetes.

David Mendosa's WebsiteClick Here
David Mendosa is a writer, who has type 2 diabetes. The information provided is indexed.

Diabetes MonitorClick Here
This is a comprehensive website with current information and research.

Diabetic Mommy Online MagazineClick Here
Provides information for pregnant women and mothers with diabetes type 1 and 2. It also has information on gestational diabetes.

Diabetes Research and Wellness FoundationClick Here
This foundation offers a free diabetes identification necklace.

Eil LillyClick Here

Juvenile Diabetes FoundationClick Here 
JDRF is the leading charitable funder and advocate of type 1 (juvenile) diabetes research worldwide.  The mission of JDRF is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research.

Multicultural Diabetes MaterialsClick Here
These materials were developed at Harborview Medical Center (Seattle, WA) for use in Multicultural Diabetes classes for patients and family members. Class topics include the basics of diabetes, nutrition, medicines, and glucose meters. The materials were translated into a number of languages and are available as easy-to-print PDFs (each includes both target language and English). Several of the patient education handouts also include audio narrations that require software for listening.

National Women's Health Information Center Click Here
The National Women's Health Information Center (NWHIC) is the most reliable and current information resource on women's health today. We offer FREE women's health information on more than 800 topics through our call center and web site.

NOAH New York StateClick Here
This is a very comprehensive site on many health issues. Some information is also provided in Spanish. 

Novo NordiskClick Here
Provides a comprehensive website with a variety of materials and interactive programs.

University of Florida Healthy Meal PlansClick Here
This provides a good starting point for meal planning.

Virginia Healthy Pathways Nutrition and Physical Activity Resources for Schools This Resource packet provides information that will be helpful to PTAs, school nurses, physical education teachers, classroom teachers and other school staff in designing programs related to physical activity and healthy nutrition. This packet of resource materials was developed by the Schools Committee, which is one of the standing committees under the Virginia Healthy Pathways Coalition.

VNAA (http://www.chronicconditions.org/clearinghouse/cat/diabetes,39.aspx)


Virginia State Government


Virginia Diabetes Prevention and Control's webpageClick Here  
The Virginia Diabetes Prevention and Control Project (DPCP) is a state-level public health resource providing leadership for diabetes prevention and control initiatives and working to eliminate diabetes health disparities.


Federal Government


Centers for Disease Control, Diabetes Control ProgramClick Here
Provides statistics and epidemiological information.

Diabetes At Work.orgClick Here
Provides overheads to be used in teaching diabetes topics and offers lesson plans in English and Spanish.

Food and Drug Administration DiabetesClick Here 
FDA regulates nearly all of the foods you eat and the medical products you use to treat your diabetes, including glucose meters, insulin pumps, diabetes medicines, and insulin. The site includes information about many products that help you check and control your blood sugar. Our mission is to assure that these are safe and that they work as well as claimed.

Food and Nutrition Information CenterClick Here
The Food and Nutrition Information Center - a leader in food and human nutrition information dissemination since 1971. Provides credible, accurate, and practical resources for nutrition and health professionals, educators, government personnel and consumers.

Medline PlusClick Here 
This is a detailed website that contains information about the latest research. It also offers interactive instructional tools available in English and Spanish.

National Diabetes Education ProgramClick Here
This provides evidence-based information on diabetes prevention and control. Offers downloadable handouts in many languages and information for development of programs and initiatives to prevent and manage diabetes.

National Institute of Health National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases 
Click Here
Provides detailed downloadable information on diabetes, complications, medications, management, and nutrition. May also order print copies of these materials.

Access to Care/Supplies


Community Health Centers (federally qualified) (http://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/
Community Health Centers offer affordable health care in Virginia communities. Clients pay what they can afford based on their income.

Free Health Clinics Click Here
Free Health Clinics offer compassionate, quality health care at little or no charge to low income, uninsured people by using volunteer health professionals and partnerships with other health-related organizations.

Health Department Clinics(www.vdh.virginia.gov/lhd/)
There are 119 local health departments in Virginia that offer a variety of environmental services and community healthcare activities to protect and promote the health of Virginians.