Use These Sites to Find Diabetes Doctors and Health-Care Providers


If you've been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes you'll need to see a wide variety of health-care providers. Check out the links below to find the best specialists and diabetes educators in your area, get printable charts to help track your blood sugar, and connect with other people with diabetes.

SiteWho It's ForWhy We Like It
dLifeThose seeking a dietitian, specialist, support group, or educatorThis "Diabetes Locator" will hook you up with just about any health-care professional—dietitians, educators, endocrinologists, eye doctors, and even support groups.
RateMDs.comAnyone looking for a diabetes physicianThe "Doctor Search" lets you find physicians in your area who specialize in diabetes. The coolest part? You can read reviews about doctors to help decide which one to choose.
American Association of Diabetes EducatorsAnyone who needs a diabetes educatorJust type in a zip code and get the name and contact information of a certified diabetes educator—most of whom are nurses and dietitians—who practice in your area.
The Hormone FoundationThose who want to make their voices heard about health-care policyType in your zip code and this site (in conjunction with the Endocrine Society) provides contacts to federal legislators, enabling you to show your support—or lack thereof—for health acts and proposals.
National Diabetes Education ProgramThose who could use a diabetes care recordThis PDF contains information as well as a "Diabetes Care Record" that you can print out and use to record hemoglobin A1C, blood pressure, cholesterol, and other measurements from doctors' visits.
Last Updated: April 16, 2008

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