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Preventing diabetes and diabetes complications in the African American and Hispanic communities in eastside and southwest Detroit.

Health Information Links - About Diabetes

Links found here are to websites that provide introductory information on diabetes, statistics, and/or related topics.

Ask NOAH about Diabetes
Find information about diabetes and links to many, many other resources.

Basic Diabetes Information from the American Diabetes Association
Information is divided into the following sections: general information, high-risk groups, information for the newly diagnosed, living with diabetes, and researching your diabetes.

Colorado HealthSite: Diabetes Center
Colorado HealthSite (CHS) provides general information on diabetes, with links to pages covering medication, support services, and new developments in treatment and research. You can also submit questions to diabetes health care professionals.

Diabetes in Hispanic Americans from the NIDDK
This resource provides information on diabetes that is specifically related to the Hispanic American population.

Diabetes Overview from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Information includes topics such as what diabetes is, who gets it, its scope and impact, diabetes management, and more.

Diabetes Statistics
A statistical view of diabetes provided by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Gives prevalence, incidence, cost, and mortality statistics.

Frequently Asked Questions About Diabetes, from the CDC
Extensive information about diabetes is provided in a question/answer format.

From the CDC’s Health Topics: Diabetes
A comprehensive overview of Diabetes.

Healthfinder: Diabetes
Information and links specific to diabetes, covering a wide ranges of topics. All sources are from the Federal Government or related agencies.

MEDLINEplus: Diabetes
Find information and links to information on diabetes including disease management, nutrition, coping, treatment, clinical trials, and much more.

American Diabetes Association Journals
A listing of the American Diabetes Association’s professional journals. Provides selected, full-text access to diabetes-related journals such as Diabetes, Diabetes Care, Diabetes Spectrum, and Clinical Diabetes. A link to ADA’s diabetes bookstore is also available.

Diabetes Dictionary
“This dictionary of diabetes terms defines words that are often used when talking or writing about diabetes, designed for people who have diabetes and their families and friends.” Provided by the NIDDK.

Diabetes Monitor
Provides full-text access to the Diabetes Mentor, 79 pages of information for people with diabetes and their families.

Take Time To Care...About Diabetes
Links to tips for healthy living, including exercise, weight loss, shopping, recipes, etc. Has sections for special populations (e.g., African Americans, Hispanic Americans, men, women). Mostly English, but some Spanish also. Sponsored by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration Office of Women's Health, but not for women only!

Diabetes Slide Share

National Diabetes Education Program
Free information to prevent Diabetes.

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Gloria Palmisano, Project Manager
REACH Detroit Partnership
5635 W. Fort St.
Detroit, MI 48209
Telephone: 313-849-3920
Fax: 313-849-0824
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Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Community Health and Social Services (CHASS) is the coordinating agency for the project.
Last updated on 4/4/2018
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