Links - Related Complications
American Heart Association - www.americanheart.orgProvides information on heart disease, cholesterol and stroke.
American Podiatric Medical Association - www.apma.org or 1-800-FOOT-CARE
Gastroparesis and Dysmotilities Association - http://digestivedistress.com/ Raises awareness of gastroparesis through education and advocacy.
Feet for Life - www.feetforlife.org
Foot care is vital for diabetics. The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists web site offers tips and information to help prevent common foot problems.
Find a Ophthalmologist - http://www.aao.org/find_eyemd.cfm
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - www.niddk.nih.gov/
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases conducts and supports research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health. The Institute supports much of the clinical research on the diseases of internal medicine and related subspecialty fields as well as many basic science disciplines.
National Kidney Foundation - www.kidneywdc.org The mission of the National Kidney Foundation of the National Capital Area (NKF/NCA) is to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases, improve the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation. The Foundation provides funding for medical research, patient and community services, professional and public education, and organ donation programs.
National Eye Institute- www.nei.nih.gov or 301-496-5248
Conducts and supports research that helps prevent and treat eye diseases and other disorders of vision.
National Federation for the Blind - www.nfb.org
Resources for individuals with diabetes who are blind or have vision loss.
Simple Steps to Dental Health - www.simplestepsdental.com
Dental health information.