Resources for Readers

For more information about menopause, consult the following resources.

THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS
(ACOG)
(202) 638-5577
www.acog.org
Click on “ACOG Patient Page” then on “Patient Education Pamphlets” for a long list of online informational pages, including some on menopause.

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THE NORTH AMERICAN MENOPAUSE SOCIETY (NAMS)
(440) 442-7550
www.menopause.org
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
(800) 232-6733
http://store.diabetes.org
This book covers topics that are of special concern to women with diabetes, such as menopause and hormone replacement therapy.

HEALTHLINE.COM: MENOPAUSE
www.healthline.com/health/menopause
This condition center includes information about menopause basics, symptoms, potential complications, treatment options, and more.