Diabetes resources

For a list of diabetes blogs, please visit the Blogs worth noting page.

Local resources:
ADA in Alabama (American Diabetes Association)
ADA in Middle Tennessee
Huntsville Hot Shots – an outreach and networking group for families affected by type 1 diabetes in the North Alabama area
JDRF in Alabama (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) JDRF in Huntsville
JDRF in Middle Tennessee
Southeastern Diabetes Education Services SDES offers a variety of camps for children with type 1 diabetes as well as family camps.
Tennessee Camp for Diabetic Children -TCDC offers a two-week camp for type 1 diabetes between the ages of 9-15.

National resources:

ADA National
Children with Diabetes – resources for parents of children with type 1 diabetes
Diabetes Advocates – a network of diabetes bloggers, advocates and healthcare professionals committed to educating others on diabetes
Diabetes Hands Foundation – connects families affected by diabetes and works toward diabetes awareness
Diabetes Mine – a blog full of information about diabetes as well as the latest research and industry/product news
Diabetes Social Media Advocacy – a weekly online chat to engage diabetics across the world through social media
dLife – a wealth of information regarding diabetes, including a weekly TV series Sundays on CNBC
International Diabetes Federation – works to advance diabetes care and prevention globally
JDRF Advocacy – the advocacy arm of JDRF focusing on the legislative side of research
JDRF National
Life for a Child – a vital program through IDF to provide insulin and other essential, life-saving supplies to diabetics throughout the world who will die without access
Team Type 1 – a team of cyclists and other athletes living and competing with type 1 diabetes — works to provide diabetes supplies to those in need
TuDiabetes – a social media community through Diabetes Hands Foundation
You Can Do This Project – an ongoing video project to inspire others and encourage all

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