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High Blood Sugar (Hyperglycemia) (cont.)

Support Groups and Counseling

You or family members may wish to join a support group with other people to share your experiences. The American Diabetes Association and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation are both excellent resources. Your health care provider will have information about local groups in your area. The following groups also provide support:

American Association of Diabetes Educators
100 W Monroe, Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60603
(800) 338-3633

American Diabetes Association
1701 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311
(800) DIABETES (342-2383)
AskADA@diabetes.org

American Dietetic Association
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
(800) 877-1600

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
120 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005-4001
(800) 533-CURE (2873)
info@jdrf.org

National Diabetes Education Program
One Diabetes Way
Bethesda, MD 20814-9692
(800) 438-5383
ndep@info.nih.gov

Medically reviewed by James Felicetta, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/2/2014

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