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Resource Guide for Metabolic Syndrome
Address: 1701 N Beauregard ST Alexandria, VA 22311
Phone: 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383)
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: 1-800-AHA-USA-1 or 1-800-242-8721
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: 8401 Connecticut AVE, Suite 900 Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Internet address: http://www.endo-society.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, The Hormone Foundation provides information for the public.
Address: Heart House 2400 N Street NW Washington, DC 20037
Internet address: http://www.cardiosource.org/acc
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.
Address: Office of Communications and Public Liaison NIDDK, NIH Building 31, RM 9A06 31 Center DR MSC 2560 Bethesda, MD 20892-2560
Phone: (301) 496-3583
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.
- Reviewer: Brian Randall, MD
- Review Date: 03/2013
- Update Date: 03/15/2013