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American Diabetes Association

(BILINGUAL) National. 100+ affiliates. Founded 1940. Seeks to prevent and cure diabetes, to improve the lives of people affected by diabetes and fundraise for research. Referrals to local support groups, offices and chapters. Dues $28 (includes magazine).

Write:

American Diabetes Association

1701 N. Beauregard St.

Alexandria, VA 22311

Voice: 1-800-342-2383

Fax: 703-549-6995

Website: http://www.diabetes.org

E-mail: askada@diabetes.org

Verified: 2/14/2013

Diabetes Support/Encouragement Group

Online. 3200 members. Founded 1998. Support for anyone interested in diabetes, both type 1 and 2. Opportunity to share eating plans, exercises, medications, insulin concerns and related topics.

Website: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/diabetes

E-mail: diabetes-owner@yahoogroups.com

Verified: 1/9/2013

Diabetes International

Online. 1600 members. Founded 1999. Moderated mailing list for people interested, in or suffering from, diabetes. Offers support and education for problems related to diabetes and different ways to get and keep diabetes under control.

Website: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/diabetes_int

E-mail: diabetes_int-owner@yahoogroups.com

Verified: 1/24/2013

Type-2-Diabetes

Online. 3300+ members. Founded 2000. Supportive, friendly online community for individuals with, or caretakers of individuals with, type 2 diabetes. Topics include daily trials and tribulations, diet, what works and doesn't work.

Website: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/type-2-diabetes

E-mail: type-2-diabetes-owner@yahoogroups.com

Verified: 1/24/2013

Children with Diabetes

Online. 800+ members * Mutual support and information for parents of children of all ages (toddlers through young adults) with any type of diabetes. Also open to adults with diabetes, grandparents, friends, siblings, and spouses.

Website: http://forums.childrenwithdiabetes.com

Verified: 2/14/2013

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