National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse - www.diabetes.niddk.nih.gov
Prevent Blindness America - www.preventblindness.org
American Diabetes Association
ATTN: National Call Center
1701 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311
• American Diabetes Association Hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM-8 PM Eastern Standard Time. The American Diabetes Association funds research, publishes scientific findings, provides information and other services to people with diabetes, their families, health professionals and the public. Contact ADA for diabetes-related questions or to request a diabetes information packet. Spanish language consumer website.
655 Beach St.
San Francisco, CA 94109-1336
• EyeCare America provides comprehensive eye exams and care for up to one year, often at no out-of-pocket expense to eligible callers through its Seniors and Diabetes EyeCare Programs. Its Glaucoma EyeCare Program provides a glaucoma eye exam. The EyeCare America Children’s EyeCare Program educates parents and primary care providers about the importance of early childhood (newborn through 36 months of age) eye care and offers a free downloadable educational brochure. EyeCare America is a public service foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO).
National Eye Institute (NEI)
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive MSC 2510
Bethesda, MD 20892-2510
• Conducts and supports research on eye diseases and vision disorders. Offers free publications for the general public and patients.