There are a significant number of diabetes resources available for accessing comprehensive information on diabetes. The information is available in many forms and through many different sources. I will attempt to provide some insights into some of the resources that are available by categories. I have broken down the categories as follows:
The number of organizations that address diabetes concerns include government agencies, volunteer associations and charitable research organizations such as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the American Diabetes Association. There are also many professional membership organizations such as the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Some organizations focus on providing educational materials and support to people with diabetes and the general community while others focus on serving health care providers. A detailed list of the some of the top diabetes organizations can be found by clinking the link below: Diabetes Organizations
Numerous diabetes publications exist that provide comprehensive coverage of all of the facts and insights on diabetes as well as the latest discoveries and breakthroughs in the field of diabetes research.
The diabetes online community has emerged as a powerful and influential force in advocating for those affected by diabetes. The "people with diabetes" coalition has sprung up and has spawned the very popular acronym PWD.
Diabetes companies are expected to continue to invest in their diabetes portfolios as they look to offer more products and services and capitalize on the rapid increase in the incidence of diabetes on a global basis.
The number of diabetes conferences continue to expand with annual meetings growing in popularity because of the rapid pace of discoveries and new developments in the field of diabetes.