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Diabetes

American Diabetes Association (ADA)

This national organization provides information about diabetes and advocates for children and adults with diabetes. Their information specialists can provide general information about diabetes and its management. They have a local chapter in Columbus as well.
471 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(800) 342-2383 or (614) 436-1917
diabetes.org

Central Ohio Diabetes Association (CODA)

Provides many excellent resources for children and adults with diabetes, including free screenings at their office on Tuesdays (no appointment required), free screenings at locations throughout Columbus (call for locations), low-cost classes and counseling sessions with nurses and dietitians, overnight and day camps for kids and teens, depressions screenings and more. No one is denied services because of their inability to pay.
1100 Dennison Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43201
(614) 884-4400
diabetesohio.org

Children with Diabetes Family Support Network

This is a helpful internet resource for parents of children with diabetes. Parents can connect with other parents, people with diabetes, and medical professionals for answers to their questions. The website provides a lot of information about school issues, local diabetes events and conferences, scholarship programs for kids with diabetes, camps for kids with diabetes, local support groups and more.
8216 Princeton-Glendale Road, West Chester, Ohio 45069
childrenwithdiabetes.com

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)

Provides resources, including toolkit and care bags, and support services to connect with others for people of all ages diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes.
26 Broadway, New York, New York 10004
(800) 533-2873
jdrf.org

National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)

Their website offers a lot of information about diabetes in English and Spanish, and lists steps to help control a person’s diabetes and live a long, active life.
31 Center Drive, Bethesda, Maryland 20892
(301) 496-3583 or (800) 860-8747 or (800) 569-1162 TTY
niddk.nih.gov/health-information

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Endocrinology Clinic

Offers care for children and teens with diabetes and other endocrine problems at several locations throughout Columbus. They also offer support services for patients and families as well.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 722-4425
nationwidechildrens.org/endocrinology-metabolism-and-diabetes