The more you understand what diabetes is, what causes your blood sugar to be high or low and how to manage it, the healthier you will be.
You can find an educator in your area by going to the following websites:
Diabetes is a very controllable disease but it requires effort on your part.
Eat healthy, get moving, test your blood sugar, take your medications and become educated. If you do these things, you will be on your way to good control.
If you'd like to start looking for some more information, the websites below are a good place to start:
American Association of Diabetes Educators – www.aadenet.org
American Diabetes Association – www.diabetes.org
American Dietetic Association – www.eatright.org
Joslin Diabetes Center – www.joslin.org
National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) – www.ndep.nih.gov
National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) – www.niddk.nih.gov
Nutrition.gov – www.nutrition.gov
National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC) – http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/
Calorie King – www.calorieking.com
Medic Alert Foundation International – www.medicalert.org
Children with Diabetes - www.childrenwithdiabetes.com
(This list was taken from the Relion Diabetes Products Website)
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