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Diabetes Initiative of SC - Please send inquiries to: Julie Benke-Bennett (
Phone (843) 876-0968
Center for Disease Control and Prevention Health Topics Site includes a diabetes fact sheet, a surveillance report that contains important information on the prevalence and incidence of diabetes and diabetes-related complications.
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases provides information on everything from diagnosis to nutrition including valuable caveats about diabetes in Hispanic Americans and African Americans.
This American Diabetes Association website contains clinical practice recommendations and standards of care for patients with diabetes. The site is full of patient education tools on a variety of topics: the patient with newly diagnosed diabetes, living with diabetes, exercise. It also contains links to consumer magazines and medical journals about diabetes.  An internet resources page helps you sort through the overwhelming amount of diabetes information on the internet.


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