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Resource Guide for Metabolic Syndrome

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  • Address:

    2451 Crystal Drive

    Suite 900

    Alexandria, VA 22202

  • Phone:

    1-800-342-2383

  • Internet:

    http://www.diabetes.org

  • Description of services provided:

    On the ADA's website, you can get information about healthy food choices, weight loss, exercise, and diabetes prevention. The website also offers information about diabetes symptoms, statistics, genetics, and risk factors.

  • Address:

    National Center

    7272 Greenville Avenue

    Dallas, TX 75231

  • Phone:

    or 1-800-242-8721

  • Internet:

    http://www.heart.org

  • Description of services provided:

    The AHA's mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The website offers information about heart-related diseases and conditions, including cholesterol and high blood pressure. Also provided is information about living a healthy lifestyle, including nutrition and exercise.

  • Address:

    2055 L Street NW

    Suite 600

    Washington, DC 20036

  • Phone:

    1-888-363-6274

  • Internet address:

    https://www.endocrine.org

  • Description of services provided:

    With over 13,000 members, the Endocrine Society aims to "advance excellence" in this field and promote its role in scientific discovery, medical practice, and human health. The accompanying website, Hormone Health Network provides information for the public.

  • Address:

    Heart House

    2400 N Street NW

    Washington, DC 20037

  • Phone:

    1-800-253-4636

  • Internet address:

    http://www.acc.org

  • Description of services provided:

    While geared toward professionals, the American College of Cardiology provides related news stories, videos of experts discussing current issues in the field, and publications.

  • Phone:

    1-800-860-8747

  • Internet:

    https://www.niddk.nih.gov

  • Description of services provided:

    The NIDDK conducts and supports research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health. The website offers health information on the following topics: diabetes, digestive diseases, kidney and urologic diseases, weight control, endocrine and metabolic diseases, blood disorders, and nutrition information.