This is a voluntary organization that supports research to find a cure for diabetes and seeks to improve the well-being of people with diabetes and their families. They provide information about the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes and about resources available to individuals with this disease.
This organization is a professional society of dietitians who work in health-care settings, schools, day care centers, business, and industry. It offers Spanish and English programs for nutrition professionals to teach the basics of nutrition, weight loss, and diabetic meal planning. Members provide direct nutrition counseling to older persons or indirect assistance through state and local meal programs such as area agencies on aging, meals-on-wheels programs, home health agencies, and other health-care facilities focusing on the special nutritional needs of older people.