Resources

Metanx Web ResourcesFoot complications are the most common cause of hospitalization among people with diabetes. These complications are often accompanied by nerve damage, also known as neuropathy.

The following resource links will help you to learn more about diabetes, neuropathy and the importance of foot care.

American Diabetes Association
http://www.diabetes.org/living-with-diabetes/complications/foot-complications.html

The ADA mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. The ADA leads the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fight for those affected—by diabetes.

  • Fund research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes.
  • Deliver services to hundreds of communities.
  • Provide objective and credible information.
  • Give voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.

Centers for Disease Control
http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/pubs/tcyd/foot.htm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a major operating component of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which is the primary U.S. government agency for protecting the health and safety of all Americans.

The National Diabetes Education Program is a CDC program.

The Neuropathy Association
http://www.neuropathy.org

The Neuropathy Association is the leading national non-profit organization serving the peripheral neuropathy community.  This association provides support and education, advocate for patients’ interests, and promotes research into the causes of and cures for neuropathy.

dLife.  For Your Diabetes Life
http://www.dlife.com/diabetes/information/complications/foot/diabetes-feet.html

dLife is the largest diabetes consumer destination offering practical daily lifestyle resources, including the largest diabetes-friendly recipe database, nutrition information, Expert Q&A, dLifeTV videos and community groups and forums.

Diabetic Connect
http://www.diabeticconnect.com/diabetes-articles

A Free online community to help diabetes patients:

  • Get support from friends who really understand
  • Learn about treatments from experts and members
  • Share only what you want with complete privacy controls

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