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The British Dietetic Association


This site is intended for professional dieticians, but it still has very interesting features for the general public on diets and food.

Diabetes UK


Diabetes UK supports 200,000 members. The aims of the charity are to: help and care for people with diabetes and their families; represent and campaign for their interests; and fund research into the condition.

Diabetes National Service Framework


This expert group was set up by the Department of Health to shape new national standards for the care of people with diabetes, and reduce unacceptable variations in treatment and care. This site gives you information on their latest developments and announcements.

European Association for the Study of Diabetes


The aims of the Association are to encourage and support research in the field of diabetes, to rapidly disseminate this acquired knowledge and to facilitate its application.

International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes


This site specialises in the research and study of diabetes in children and teenagers from a medical point of view.

International Diabetes Federation (IDF)


The IDF is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in offical relations with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). The IDF promotes a single voice for diabetes within each country.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation


The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation [JDRF] exists to find a cure for diabetes and its complications. JDRF was founded in 1986, by families living with diabetes who believed that by working together they could help to find an international solution to what is an international disease; and that this approach would offer their best hope of finding a cure and improving the lives of their children.

National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE)


NICE is part of the National Health Service (NHS), and its role is to provide patients, health professionals and the public with authoritative, robust and reliable guidance on current 'best practice.'

NHS Direct

NHS Direct Line: 0845 4647

NHS Direct is a 24-hour nurse-led helpline providing confidential healthcare advice and information. The NHS Direct website offers basic information on the most common illnesses and conditions, including a section on diabetes.