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​Diabetes Information

  • Phone: 1–800–860-8747
  • TTY: 1–866–569–1162
  • Email: ndic@info.niddk.nih.gov
  • Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. eastern time, M-F

Diabetes Disease Organizations

There are many organizations who provide support for patients and medical professionals. View the full list of Diabetes Disease Organizations (PDF, 293 KB).

Pronunciation Guide


aerobic (air-OH-bik)

amputation (AM-pyoo-TAY-shuhn)

carbohydrate (KAR-boh-HY-drayt)

cholesterol (koh-LESS-tur-ol)

creatinine (kree-AT-ih-neen)

endocrinologist (EN-doh-krih-NOL-uh-jist)

gestational (jess-TAY-shuhn-uhl)

glucagon (GLOO-kuh-gon)

glucose (GLOO-kohss)

glycohemoglobin (GLY-koh-HEE-moh-GLOH-bin)

hemoglobin (HEE-moh-GLOH-bin)

hyperglycemia (HY-pur-gly-SEE-mee-uh)

hypoglycemia (HY-poh-gly-SEE-mee-uh)

immune (ih-MYOON)

injections (in-JEK-shuhnz)

insulin (IN-suh-lin)

ketoacidosis (KEE-toh-ASS-ih-DOH-siss)

ketones (KEE-tohnz)

ophthalmologist (AHF-thal-MOL-uh-jist)

pancreas (PAN-kree-uhss)

prediabetes (PREE-dy-uh-BEE-teez)

seizure (SEE-zhur)

syringe (suh-RINJ)

triglycerides (try-GLISS-ur-eyedz)


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