Wellness and Healthcare Education Resources
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Quitters’ Circle: quitterscircle.com
American Cancer Society Quit for Life: cancer.org/quit-for-life
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: dc.gov/tobacco/basic-information
American Lung Association: lung.org
Resources for Major Diseases and Other Health Conditions
All efforts have been made to provide information on major diseases affecting the general population.
If you attempted to find information about a disease not listed here, please contact us and we will post the information in a future update.
Allergy & Asthma Network: Mothers of Asthmatics, Inc. (AAN/MA): aanma.org
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI): aaaai.org
American College of Allergy and Immunology (ACAAI): acaai.org
American Lung Association: lungusa.org
Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA): aafa.org
Canadian Lung Association: lung.ca
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI): nhlbi.nih.gov
American Institute for Cancer Research: aicr.org
Cancer Dietitian: cancerdietitian.com
Colon Cancer Alliance: ccalliance.org
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: leukemia.org
Melanoma Research Foundation: melanoma.org
National Bone Marrow Donor Program: marrow.org
National Cancer Institute: cancer.gov
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: eatright.org
American Diabetes Association: diabetes.org
Diabetes Control for Life: glucerna.ca/english/DCFL
Diabetes Health Magazine: diabeteshealth.com
Diabetes Mall: diabetesnet.com
Diabetes Self-Management: diabetesselfmanagement.com
Diabetic Gourmet Magazine: diabeticgourmet.com
Diabetic Website: diabetes.com
Disetronic Insulin Pump: disetronic.com
Joslin Diabetes Center: joslin.org
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation: jdf.org
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation: jdrf.org
Life Scan: LifeScan.com
MedlinePlus: medlineplus.gov (search Diabetes)
Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology: medscape.com/diabetes-endocrinology-home
MiniMed Insulin Pump: minimed.com
National Diabetes Education Program: niddk.nih.gov
National Institutes of Health – NIDDK: niddk.nih.gov
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine – Diabetes: pcrm.org/health/diabetes-resources
Taking Control of Your Diabetes: tcoyd.org
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: cdc.gov/diabetes
Crohn’s Disease Resource Center: healingwell.com/ibd
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Information: gerd.com
Gluten Free Drugs: glutenfreedrugs.com
Gluten Intolerance Group: gluten.org
Gluten-Free Living: glutenfreeliving.com
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse: digestive.niddk.nih.gov
National Foundation for Celiac Awareness: beyondceliac.org
Pediatric/Adolescent Gastroesophageal Reflux Association: reflux.org
Resources for Natural Products
The Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) fact sheets give a current overview of individual vitamins, minerals, and other dietary supplements. ODS has fact sheets in two versions – Health Professional and Consumer. Both versions provide the same types of information but vary in the level of detail.
Resources for Drugs and Supplements
AND Position Statement on Fortification and Nutritional Supplements. The full position paper appears in the December 2009 Journal of the American Dietetic Association.
Expert Report on Functional Foods: Opportunities and Challenges. The Institute of Food Technologists commissioned an expert panel to review available scientific literature related to functional food development. The report suggests the industry is not keeping up with science.
MedLine Plus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 950 diseases and conditions. There are directories, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials. The site features information about prescription and over-the-counter medication from AHFS® Consumer Medication Information, copyrighted by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Inc., Bethesda, Maryland.