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Web Sites

  • American Diabetes Association
    The ADA is the leading nonprofit organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy. The site provides information on Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, diet and nutrition, and weight loss and exercise.
  • Children with Diabetes
    An online community dedicated to Type 1 diabetes in children. The site offers support to parents and famlies.
  • Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)
    The CDC offers the core curriculum for the National Diabetes Prevention Program which relies on diet and exercise to successfully prevent diabetes. This curriculum is for lifestyle coaches and organizations that will deliver a lifestyle change program in their community.
  • MedlinePlus: Diabetes
    MedlinePlus offers comprehensive resources on diabetes and related topics. The site includes information on diagnosis and symptoms, treatment, prevention, online tutorials and much more.
  • National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)
    NDEP is a partnership of the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and more than 200 public and private organizations. Look here for information on controlling and preventing diabetes.
  • National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC)
    Information on diabetes and research from the National Institutes.
  • WebMD: Diabetes Health Center
    Includes a diabetes guide, questions and answers, latest articles.

Pittsburgh Resources

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Selected Books

Barrier, Phyllis
Type 2 Diabetes for Beginners: a clear, friendly guide on taking the right steps toward a healthy life with diabetes
RC662.18.B37 2011
This updated second edition of Type 2 Diabetes for Beginners from the American Diabetes Association provides insight and information on how to live with diabetes: checking blood sugar, taking medications, planning meals, losing weight, combating stress and depression.
Brown-Riggs, Constance
The African American Guide to Living Well with Diabetes
RC662.B765 2010x
This comprehensive guide includes the latest medical treatments for diabetes-medications, insulin therapies, blood glucose monitors, plus the pros and cons of supplements, herbs, and alternative diets.
Diabetes A to Z: What You Need to Know about Diabetes - Simply Put
RC660.4.D526 2010
A handbook from the American Diabetes Association
Geil, Patti Bazel & Tami A. Ross
What Do I Eat Now?: A Step-by-Step Guide to Eating Right with Type 2 Diabetes
RC662.G452 2009
Diabetic diet meal plan ideas from the American Diabetes Association - get started on a lifetime of healthy eating! Diabetes nutrition facts help you get control of your blood glucose levels.
Lam, Paul, Dr.
Tai Chi for Diabetes: Living Well with Diabetes
RC661.E94 L363 2008x
An easy-to-follow exercise system from two physicians who have extensively researched the link between diabetes and the benefits of tai chi.
The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet
RC662.M385 2011x
The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet, adapted for people with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes, is a two-phase plan to help at-risk people prevent and control diabetes by losing weight quickly and safely, and then maintaining that weight loss.
Mayo Clinic: The Essential Diabetes Book
RC660.4.M373 2009x
This book provides practical advice to help successfully manage diabetes and reduce the risk of serious complications.
Reddy, S. Sethu K.
The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Diabetes
RC660.4.R43 2009
A short introduction to Diabetes, what it is, risk factors, how to control it with diet, excercise, medicine.
Rubin, Alan L.
Prediabetes for Dummies
RC660.4.R833 2010x
Prediabetes For Dummies examines the signs and symptoms of this potential precursor to diabetes (a heightened level of glucose, and/or impaired glucose tolerance) and offers up-to-date information about treatment.
Shane-McWhorter, Laura
The American Diabetes Association Guide to Herbs and Nutritional Supplements: What You Need to Know from Aloe to Zinc
RC661.A47 S528 2009
This guide lays out, in clear terms, pertinent information about why popular herbs and nutritional supplements are used and how they affect prescription drugs.
Glycemic Load Diabetes Solution
Thompson, Rob
Glycemic Load Diabetes Solution: Six Steps to Optimal Control of Your Adult-Onset (Type 2) Diabetes
RC662.T46 2012
For more than ten years, preventive cardiologist and champion of glycemic-load science Dr. Rob Thompson has kept his diabetes under control by targeting starch--not sugar--as the number-one cause behind this chronic condition. Now Dr. Thompson shares with you his easy-to-follow, low-starch diet-and-exercise program that promises to stabilize blood sugar and balance your glycemic load.
The Uncomplicated Guide to Diabetes Complications
RC660.4.U53 2009
This new edition from the American Diabetes Association covers everything from heart, eye, and kidney diseases to GI problems and critical foot care. Also included is the latest information on new drugs, overcoming depression, and erectile dysfunction.

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Subject LC Classification
Diabetes RC 658.5-662

Last updated January 14, 2013