RESOURCE GUIDE FOR DIABETES
On this page:
STAFF FOR ENDOCRINOLOGY/DIABETES
Douglas G. Rogers, M.D.
CHERYL SWITZER. CPNP
Phone (216) 445-8048
Noelle Sheeran, LISW
Office (216) 444-0654
Fax (216) 444-9050
WEBSITES/ PHONE RESOURCES
Excellent website for various health concerns. Go to Health Topics, click on diabetes and then there is a supplemental section called age specific issues where you will find things particularly geared to children and adolescents.
American Association of Diabetes Educators
"directory of the on-line conferences and legislative updates"
American Diabetes Association 1-888-DIABETES, locally 1-440-717-1627
Nationwide network of information and referrals to local agencies.www.diabetes.org
Books for Kids
Books for children going to the hospital or that have a close relative going to the hospital. Helps to allay their fears, anxiety, and helps them know what to expect.
Charles Ray III Diabetes Foundation 1-919-303-6949 or email Chuck@charlesray.g12.com
Provides glucose meters to those unable to afford the cost.
Children with Diabetes
On-line site to meet and talk with others affected by diabetes.
Diabetes Association of Greater Cleveland 1-800-591-0800
Provides education, research, advocacy, support groups, referrals, and screenings.
www.dagc.org/support.html Support Group for young adults
"Web based source of information and retail products focused exclusively on diabetes". Online newsletter and bookstore.
Diabetes Research Institute Foundation
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
Leading fundraising organization for diabetes research.
Provides kidís magazine and books.
The Diabetics Division of The National Federation of The Blind
"Provides support and information to those diabetics who are blind or losing their vision"WWW.NFB.ORG
The Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation 1-800-941-4635
"Provides free medical alert ID necklaces and diabetes self-management diaries and educational literature"
Camp Ho Mita KodaNewbury, Ohio 44065
Camp HamwiDanville, Ohio 43014
Camp Ko-Man-SheHamilton, Ohio 45011
Camp KorelitzClarksville, Ohio 45113
Kappa Kidney KampBellefontaine, Ohio 43311
This resource page was compiled by Noelle Sheeran from Social Work. If you have any problems with the links or would like to suggest another resource, please contact Sally Siggins, (216)444-6891 or e:mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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