April 4, 2011 11:49 am
Learn more about the Health at Every Size philosophy and about resources that can help you reshape your relationships to food, weight, and body image on these Web sites.
Health at Every Size
This site gives visitors the opportunity to become part of a community committed to honoring HAES values and lists organizations, Web sites, blogs, books, and other media that support HAES.
Association for Size Diversity and Health
The ASDAH is a membership organization of health professionals and laypersons who promote HAES through their employment or volunteer work. The Web site has a “find an expert” feature as well as general information about weight and health.
Health at Every Size
The Surprising Truth About Your Weight
Linda Bacon, PhD
BenBella Books, Inc.
Dallas, Texas, 2008
Web site has excerpts of the book and reviews, as well as purchasing information.
The Diet Survivor’s Handbook
60 Lessons in Eating, Acceptance and Self-Care
Judith Matz, LCSW, and Ellen Frankel, LCSW
Naperville, Illinois, 2006
Web site has information about the book as well as a link to the “Diet Survivors Group” blog, tips on starting your own Diet Survivor’s Group, and “New Lessons” for physical and emotional health.
Source URL: http://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/nutrition-exercise/nutrition/intuitive-eating/for-more-information/
May 18, 2010 10:57 am
For more information on foot care, use the following resources:
AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION
1701 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311
(800) DIABETES (342-2383)
This Web page offers tips for taking care of your feet. You can order free information booklets on daily foot care and neuropathy over the phone.
(888) ASK-HRSA (275-4772)
On LEAP’s Web site, you can watch an informational video on foot testing, download the LEAP self-testing brochure, and order a monofilament testing kit. You can also order one of these kits over the phone.
AMERICAN PODIATRIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
9312 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
The APMA Web site offers foot health information and answers to frequently asked questions. Click on “Find a Podiatrist” to locate a foot-care specialist who is an APMA member near you.
NATIONAL DIABETES EDUCATION PROGRAM
One Diabetes Way
Bethesda, MD 20814-9692
(888) 693-NDEP (6337)
You can order NDEP’s “Take Care of Your Feet for a Lifetime” brochure over the phone, or you can print the brochure from NDEP’s Web site. On the site you can also find a foot-care “To Do” list and information on Medicare coverage of therapeutic footwear.
Source URL: http://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/managing-diabetes/complications-prevention/caring-for-your-feet/for-more-information/
February 4, 2010 3:43 pm
For more information about erectile dysfunction, treatments for it, and sexuality in general, the following resources may be of interest.
SEXUALITY AND IMPOTENCE
THE NEW MALE SEXUALITY
Bernie Zilbergeld, PhD
New York City, 1999
Dr. Zilbergeld draws on his experiences as a sex therapist to give advice on a variety of relationship issues. This revised edition also includes information on how sildenafil can help men with erectile dysfunction.
Several years ago, Pfizer acquired Pharmacia, the developer of Caverject (injectable alprostadil) Impulse. Please note that Caverject Impulse is currently unavailable.
(877) CIALIS-1 (242-5471)
Visit this Web site to learn more about tadalafil (Cialis).
Also available in a Spanish version, this Web site has information on vardenafil (Levitra) that you can view online or have sent to you in the mail or through e-mail.
Information about the alprostadil urethral suppository (MUSE), including instructional videos.
(888) 4-VIAGRA (484-2472)
Sildenafil’s (Viagra) official site. The Web site is also available in a Spanish language version.
MECHANICAL AND IMPLANTABLE DEVICES
Find out more about the Rejoyn family of products, including a vacuum device (Vacuum Therapy System), a constriction band (Support Ring System), and a penile splint (Support Sleeve System).
TIMM MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Makers of a vacuum device (ErecAid).
Source URL: http://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/managing-diabetes/complications-prevention/say-yes-to-intimacy/for-more-information/
October 23, 2006 12:00 am
To learn more about the available insulin pumps and pump-using basics, check out the following resources.
200 Lawrence Drive
West Chester, PA 19380
(877) YES PUMP (937-7867)
352 East Java Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
9 Oak Park Drive
Bedford, MA 01730
18000 Devonshire Street
Northridge, CA 91325-1219
c/o Customer Support
Roche Health Solutions Inc.
11800 Exit 5 Parkway
Fishers, IN 46037
196-1 Dogok-Dong, Kangnam-Gu
Seoul, South Korea
Tandem Diabetes Care
11045 Roselle Street
San Diego, California 92121
750 Route 202 South, Suite 600
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Insulin Pumpers provides information and support to people who use insulin pumps. Separate forums are available for kids and people in the United Kingdom and Australia.
A comparison of pumps currently on the market in the United States.
Source URL: http://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/diabetes-resources/tools-tech/insulin-pump/for-more-information/
July 18, 2006 12:00 am
Taking care of your feet requires learning about and addressing risk factors before they become problems. These resources can help you to take better care of your feet.
American Lung Association
(800) LUNG-USA (586-4872)
The Web site of the American Lung Association. Click on “Stop Smoking” for information on quitting smoking, legislation against smoking, and smoking and pregnancy.
American Physical Therapy Association
(800) 999-APTA (2782)
TDD: (703) 683-6748
Click on “For the Public” to learn more about physical therapy, find physical therapists in your area, read information on a variety of conditions that can be helped by therapy, and how physical therapy works with your insurance.
American Podiatric Medicine Association
(800) FOOTCARE (366-8227)
The APMA’s Web site can help you to find a podiatrist in your area and to learn more about ulcers and how diabetes affects the feet.
Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics
Use this Web site to locate a certified pedorthist in your area.
Feet Can Last a Lifetime
Primarily aimed at health-care professionals, this booklet is also available offline by calling the National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse at (800) 860-8747. Also available from this site or through their ordering number, (800) 438-5383, is “Take Care of Your Feet for a Lifetime,” a sheet of foot-care tips for people with diabetes.
Legs for Life
Started by the Society of Interventional Radiology and now backed by a number of organizations, Legs for Life is a national program that provides free screenings for peripheral vascular disease. Visit the Web site to find a participating site or an interventional radiologist near you.
Lower Extremity Amputation Prevention Program
(888) ASK-HRSA (275-4772)
The LEAP program works to reduce the number of lower extremity amputations in people with diabetes. Visit the Web site or call to order your own free, reusable LEAP filament and instructional brochure to check your own feet for loss of sensation.
(877) 44U-QUIT (448-7848)
TTY: (800) 332-8615
Created by a branch of the National Cancer Institute, this guide to quitting smoking offers brochures, a step-by-step quit guide, telephone numbers for local and state quitlines, and even an instant messaging service so you can chat with a staff member online.
Source URL: http://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/managing-diabetes/complications-prevention/taking-steps-toward-healthy-feet/for-more-information/
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