Patient Resources

Websites for more information:

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)
Professional medical organization of physicians with special education, training, and interest in the practice of clinical endocrinology.
http://www.aace.com

EmPower
http://www.empoweryourhealth.org/

INFORMATION ABOUT ENDOCRINE AND METABOLIC DISEASES

WebMD
www.webmd.com

National Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Information Service (NIDDK)
http://www.endocrine.niddk.nih.gov/info/index.htm

UpToDate
http://www.uptodate.com/patients/index.html

The Hormone Foundation
Resource for the prevention, treatment and cure of hormone-related
conditions
http://www.hormone.org/Endo101/index.cfm

Your Disease Risk
http://www.yourdiseaserisk.wustl.edu

Tests Used by Endocrinologists (Listing and Explanation)

DIABETES INFORMATION

American Diabetes Association
http://www.diabetes.org/

National Kidney & Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse
(NKUDIC)

http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/a-z.asp

National Diabetes Education Program
http://ndep.nih.gov/

Blood Sugar Basics
http://bloodsugarbasics.com/

Type 2 Diabetes Talk
http://www.thetype2talk.com/home/

CDC, Diabetes and Me
http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/consumer/index.htm

A1c Test and Calculator
https://www.accu-chek.com/us/glucose-monitoring/a1c-calculator.html

Diabetes Type II Risk Calculator
http://www.healthcalculators.org/calculators/diabetes.asp

Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) and Blood Glucose (BG) Equivalency Chart
http://elviradarknight.com/diabetes/a1cnumbers.html

Center for Disease Control
Diabetes information, fact sheets, statistics, publications
http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/

Myths about diabetes - from the American Diabetes Association
http://www.diabetes.org/

HEART AND VASCULAR DISEASE

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/index.htm

Aim for a Healthy Weight
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/index.htm#obesity

Atherosclerosis in Risk Communities
http://aricnews.net/

DIABETES AND KIDNEY DISEASE

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/a-z.asp

FOOD TIPS

Calorie King
http://www.calorieking.com/

The Diabetic Gourmet
http://www.diabeticgourmet.com/recipes/

Low Iodine Diet

Low Potassium Diet

Tips to keep you Healthy

OSTEOPOROSIS

The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
http://www.asbmr.org/Default.aspx

POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME (PCOS)

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Association, Inc.
http://www.pcosupport.org/

PREGNANCY

Pregnancy Information
www.amazingpregnancy.com

Pregnancy Due Date Calculator
http://www.clevelandclinic.org/health/interactive/dueDate.asp

THYROID DISEASE

American Thyroid Association
www.thyroid.org

TaThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. Support Groups

Los Angeles, CA
http://www.thyca.org/sg/ca_losangeles.htm

Orange County, CA
http://www.thyca.org/sg/ca_orangecty.htm

WEIGHT LOSS

Take Shape for Life
http://diabetesmd.tsfl.com/

LifeVantage
http://www.mylifevantage.com/ivyjoanmadu/default.aspx