Managing Diabetes Resources and References
The Quaker Oats Company provides general information and does not intend to provide specific medical advice. Specific medical advice should be obtained form your physician or other qualified health care provider.
Resources on the Web:
The following sites provide useful and credible information about health and diagnosed disorders:
National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
American Diabetes Association
For More Information:
Diabetes Teachers (nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, and other health professionals) To find a diabetes teacher near you, call the American Association of Diabetes Educators toll-free at 1-800-TEAMUP4 (1-800-832-6874), or look on the Internet at www.aadenet.org and click on "Find an Educator."
Recognized Diabetes Education Programs (teaching programs approved by the American Diabetes Association) To find a program near you, call toll-free at 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383).
Dietitians To find a dietitian near you, call the American Dietetic Association's National Center for Nutrition and Dietetics toll-free at 1-800-366-1655, or look on the Internet at www.eatright.org and click on "Find a Dietitian."
Here are additional resources to help in your personal research:
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