The British Dietetic Association
This site is intended for professional dieticians, but it
still has very interesting features for the general public on diets
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
European Association for the Study of
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
This site specialises in the research and study of
diabetes in children and teenagers from a medical point of
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
National Institute for Clinical Excellence
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
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.