by Safer D

Resource Guide for Metabolic Syndrome

RESOURCES

Address:
1701 N Beauregard ST
Alexandria, VA 22311
Phone:
1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383)
Internet:
http://www.diabetes.org
Email
AskADA@diabetes.org
Description of services provided:
On the ADA's website, you can get information about healthy food choices, weight loss, exercise, and diabetes prevention. The website also offers information about diabetes symptoms, statistics, genetics, and risk factors.

RESOURCES

Address:
National Center
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231
Phone:
1-800-AHA-USA-1
or 1-800-242-8721
Internet:
http://www.heart.org
Description of services provided:
The AHA's mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The website offers information about heart-related diseases and conditions, including cholesterol and high blood pressure. Also provided is information about living a healthy lifestyle, including nutrition and exercise.

RESOURCES

Address:
8401 Connecticut AVE, Suite 900
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Phone:
1-888-363-6274
Internet address:
http://www.endo-society.org
Description of services provided:
With over 13,000 members, the Endocrine Society aims to "advance excellence" in this field and promote its role in scientific discovery, medical practice, and human health.. The accompanying website, The Hormone Foundation provides information for the public.

RESOURCES

Address:
Heart House
2400 N Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
Phone:
1-800-253-4636
Internet address:
http://www.cardiosource.org/acc
Description of services provided:
While geared toward professionals, the American College of Cardiology provides related news stories, videos of experts discussing current issues in the field, and publications.

RESOURCES

Address:
Office of Communications and Public Liaison
NIDDK, NIH
Building 31, RM 9A06
31 Center DR
MSC 2560
Bethesda, MD 20892-2560
Phone:
(301) 496-3583
Internet:
http://www.niddk.nih.gov
Description of services provided:
The NIDDK conducts and supports research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health. The website offers health information on the following topics: diabetes, digestive diseases, kidney and urologic diseases, weight control, endocrine and metabolic diseases, blood disorders, and nutrition information.

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