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(BILINGUAL) National. 100+ affiliates. Founded 1940. Seeks to prevent and cure diabetes, to improve the lives of people affected by diabetes and fundraise for research. Referrals to local support groups, offices and chapters. Dues $28 (includes magazine).
American Diabetes Association
1701 N. Beauregard St.
Alexandria, VA 22311
Online. 3200 members. Founded 1998. Support for anyone interested in diabetes, both type 1 and 2. Opportunity to share eating plans, exercises, medications, insulin concerns and related topics.
Online. 1600 members. Founded 1999. Moderated mailing list for people interested, in or suffering from, diabetes. Offers support and education for problems related to diabetes and different ways to get and keep diabetes under control.
Online. 3300+ members. Founded 2000. Supportive, friendly online community for individuals with, or caretakers of individuals with, type 2 diabetes. Topics include daily trials and tribulations, diet, what works and doesn't work.
Online. 800+ members * Mutual support and information for parents of children of all ages (toddlers through young adults) with any type of diabetes. Also open to adults with diabetes, grandparents, friends, siblings, and spouses.
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