American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
1000 Riverside Ave., Suite 205 Jacksonville, FL 32204 (904) 353-7878 www.aace.com
American Diabetes Association
ATTN: National Call Center 1701 North Beauregard Street Alexandria, VA 22311
800-DIABETES (800-342-2383) www.diabetes.org
American Lung Association
61 Broadway, 6th floor New York, NY 10006 (212)315-8700 www.lungusa.org
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America
386 Park Avenue South New York, NY 10016-8804 (800) 932-2423 www.ccfa.org
Lupus Foundation of America, Inc.
2000 L Street, N.W., Suite 710 Washington, DC 20036 (202) 349-1155 www.lupus.org
National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)
603 Stewart Street, Suite 803 Seattle, WA 98101 (800) 931-2237
National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Of the National Institutes of Health NIH, Building 31, Room 9A04 31 Center Drive, MSC 2560 Bethesda, MD 20892-2560 www.niddk.nih.gov/
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Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...