The Ultimate Diabetes Resource Guide

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By : dLife Editors

If you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, there are lots of resources out there for you. In a special partnership with Healthline, we are excited to bring you a comprehensive guide for managing diabetes.

Now, more statistics, support, awareness, online tools and clinical trials information are available at your fingertips:

Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit organizations can do a lot for spreading awareness and information. Some of these diabetes nonprofits have a unique focus on either a specific type of diabetes or on diabetes research. Others cover a broad range of information on all things related to diabetes, including events and fundraisers.

Statistics and Helpful Reads

These sites are great sources to use when spreading diabetes awareness to friends, family, and others. They provide people with diabetes — along with health professionals — information on the current statistics surrounding diabetes.

Family and Caregiver Support Groups

Finding support for managing your diabetes is important. For family and caregivers of someone with diabetes, finding support is as equally crucial. Caregiving can be challenging and feel isolating, but these groups can provide assistance and show that diabetes caregivers aren’t alone.

Advocacy and Awareness Groups

The groups listed below are those focused on policies that directly affect individuals with diabetes — from insurance coverage to treatments available. They work to bring awareness to diabetes and advocate for support while championing policies that may impact the care and treatment of anyone with diabetes.

Online Tools

These helpful online tools can help you manage your diabetes from just about anywhere. You can keep track of your blood glucose levels, calculate your risks, and find information on diabetes.

Clinical Trials are essential for furthering treatment for many diseases. These sources provide you with information on the latest drugs, treatments, and other information currently being researched or in clinical trials. You can also go to these sites to sign up to be screened to participate in current trials:

This guide originally appeared on Healthline and is republished with permission.