For more information about menopause, consult the following resources.
THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS
Click on “ACOG Patient Page” then on “Patient Education Pamphlets” for a long list of online informational pages, including some on menopause.
THE NORTH AMERICAN MENOPAUSE SOCIETY (NAMS)
Click on “Consumers” to read information about menopause or to sign up for a free monthly electronic newsletter. Menopause Guidebook, a comprehensive guide covering topics such as menopause basics, changes that occur during menopause, and various treatment options, is available as a free download or for $20.00 (for nonmembers). It can be ordered through the NAMS Web store, by faxing an order form (available online) to (440) 442-2660, or by sending the order form to The North American Menopause Society, Post Office Box 94527, Cleveland, Ohio 44101. A Braille version of this publication is available free of charge from the National Braille Press, which can be contacted at (617) 266-6160 or via the Web site www.nbp.org.
WOMEN AND DIABETES: STAYING HEALTHY IN BODY, MIND, AND SPIRIT
Laurinda M. Poirer, R.N., M.P.H., C.D.E., and Katharine M. Coburn, M.P.H.
American Diabetes Association online store
This book covers topics that are of special concern to women with diabetes, such as menopause and hormone replacement therapy.
This condition center includes information about menopause basics, symptoms, potential complications, treatment options, and more.