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Patient Resources

Patient Resources

A-Z Index Information about Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)
Professional medical organization of physicians with special education, training, and interest in the practice of clinical endocrinology.

UpToDate® Medical Resource

The Hormone Foundation
Resource for the prevention, treatment and cure of hormone-related conditions

General Diabetes Information

American Diabetes Association


National Diabetes Education Program

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC)

Center for Disease Control
Diabetes information, fact sheets, statistics, publications

Myths About Diabetes - from the American Diabetes Association

Diabetes and Kidney Disease

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases
Information Clearinghouse (NKUDIC)

Food Related Topics and Recipes

Calorie King

The Diabetic Gourmet

Hyperlipidemia (elevated cholesterol levels)

American Heart Association Hyperlipidemia information

Hyperprolactinemia (elevated levels of the Prolactin hormone)

National Institute of Health (NIH) - Prolactin

Hypertension (elevated blood pressure)

NIH (National Institute of Health) - Elevated Blood Pressure

Hypogonadism, Male (low testosterone levels)

Male Menopause (low testosterone levels)

Testicular Failure
Educational brochure from the NIH

Menopause (low estrogen levels)


Early Menopause

The North American Menopause Society

Metabolic Syndrome - “pre-diabetes”

American Family Physician - Metabolic Syndrome handout

Mayo Clinic - Metabolic Syndrome Overview

Obesity Information

BMI - Calculate your Body Mass Index

Obesity Society
Advocacy & education on obesity

Peer support & resources

Weight Control Information Network


Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University
Vitamin D information and its role in osteoporosis

The National Osteoporosis Foundation

WebMD Osteoporosis Information

Thyroid Disorders

American Thyroid Association

Graves’ Disease & Thyroid Foundation (GDF)

National Institute of Health - Medline Plus - Thyroid Cancer

National Institute of Health - Medline Plus - Thyroid Diseases

Thyroid Cancer Survivors Association

Thyroid Disease Manager
Guidelines for diagnosis and management of thyroid disorders

Other Hormone and Endocrinology Web Links

Cushings Support and Research Foundation
Provides information and support for patients along with expert medical advice from physicians

The Human Growth Foundation

National Adrenal Diseases Foundation
Provides a national self-help network for educational and emotional support for patients and their families

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

The Paget Foundation for Paget’s Disease of Bone and Related Disorders
Serves patients with Paget’s disease of bone, primary hyperparathyroidism, and other related disorders

Pituitary Network Association

The Pituitary Society

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Association, Inc.

Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Research Education and Support (CARES) Foundation

Hypoglycemia Support Foundation, Inc. (HSF)