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Locate a diabetes specialist, educator, registered dietitian, or other healthcare provider in your area. The dLife Diabetes Locator also includes resources for finding a specialist or support group for diabetes-related complications.

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Diabetes Management Programs
Education
Primary Care
Saving Money
Support Groups
Treating and Preventing Complications

 

Diabetes Management Programs

Learn about the Joslin Diabetes Center's "Do It" program.

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Education

Find a Diabetes Education Class. United States residents can pick a state, then click on the link to "Find a Diabetes Education Program in Your Area" to see a list of ADA-recognized classes.

Find a Diabetes Educator. The American Association of Diabetes Educators has a clickable state-by-state database of educators in the U.S. Not all members are certified, however.

Find a Diabetes Educator at MyDiabetesEducator.org. Locate a diabetes educator in your area, then visit their personal website to find out more about their practice.

Find a Dietitian. Search by area of expertise, type of service, location, and name for a registered dietitian (RD) from the American Dietetic Association's member database.

Find a Pump Training Class. United States residents can choose a state, then click the link to find pump training resources in your area.

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Primary Care

Find a Diabetes Specialist. The American Diabetes Association and the National Committee for Quality Assurance co-sponsor a Diabetes Physician Recognition Program. The doctors listed here have met certain benchmark standards on quality measures in diabetes care. Searchable by state.

Find an Endocrinologist. Locate a specialist in your area with this worldwide database of endocrinologists.

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Saving Money

Quick Consumer Tips for Smart Diabetes Shoppers. Find out how to make your healthcare dollars stretch a little further.

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Support Groups

Find a Neuropathy Support Group. The Neuropathy Association offers this worldwide directory of support groups for people coping with the pain of peripheral neuropathy.

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Treating and Preventing Complications

Find a Foot Doctor. The American Podiatric Medical Association can help you find a podiatrist in the U.S. by address, city, state, zip code, or last name.

Find a Gastroenterologist. The American College of Gastroenterology enables you to look for a physician in your area using as little or as much detail as you have. Is you are suffering for gastroparesis, start here to find the help you need.

Find a Neurologist. Search for neurologists who are members of the American Academy of Neurology from this international database.

Find an OB/Gyn. Locate a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Includes listings for doctors in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

Find an Ophthalmologist. The American Academy of Ophthalmology offers a searchable database of all its member ophthalmologists. Click on "Search the World by Country and City" to locate a doctor outside of the U.S.

Find an Optometrist. Search the American Optometic Association represents approximately 36,000 doctors of optometry, optometry students and paraoptometric assistants and technicians. Search their database to find an optometrist near you.

Find a Physical Therapist. Search by zip code to find a specialist in your area for your physical therapy needs. This site even includes specialists in Wound Management.

Find a Skin Doctor. Looking for a dermatologist? The American Academy of Dermatology has an excellent searchable database that not only lets you look for member doctors, but provides a profile of their education, training, and more.

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Last Modified Date: March 22, 2013

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by Nicole Purcell
Oh boy. That's about all I have to say about the two days I've just had. I had been unable to get an in-range sugar for over 48 hours. Two full days. No sugars in the 80-150 sweet spot. Everything either elevated or too low. And it is making me bananas. Since 90% of the sugars have been out of range on the high side, I tried a few things to eliminate outside factors. I took an anti anxiety medication midway through the day yesterday when I realized my climbing sugars...