Helpful Resources for Diabetes

American Diabetes Association
National Services Center: 800-232-3472
Tulsa: 6600 S. Yale, Suite 1310
918-492-3839
Offers: programs, literature, cookbooks, research

Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
National office: 800-533-2873
Central Oklahoma: 405-364-1583
Tulsa office: 918-481-5807
Oklahoma City office: 405-948-0004
Offers: literature, research

International Diabetic Athletes Association
National office: 602-230-8155
Offers: literature

Neighbor for Neighbor
Tulsa County residents only: 918-425-5578
Offers: sliding scale medical services/pharmacy benefits for those who are financially limited. Must qualify to receive benefit.

Public Libraries
Offers: books, journals and cookbooks that can be checked out. Check locally for phone numbers.

 

Support Groups

American Diabetes Association
Call 918-492-4047 to ask for phone numbers of county chapters and support groups.
 
Saint Francis Hospital
Location: Laureate Conference Center
2nd floor, 6655 S. Yale Ave.
Meets: First Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m.
Free, open to the public, reservations not necessary
For more information call: 918-494-2165
 

Magazines

Diabetes Forecast
American Diabetes Association, Inc.
Membership Processing Center
P.O. Box 5014
Harlan, IA 51593-0238
1-800-ADA-DISC
 
Diabetes in the News
AMES Education Service
P.O. Box 3105
Elkhart, IN 46515
312-663-9782
 
Diabetes Interview
3715 Balboa Street
San Francisco, CA 94121
 
Countdown
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
432 Pork Avenue South
New York, NY 10016-8013
 
Diabetes Self-Management
Pharmaceutical Communications, Inc.
P.O. Box 52890
Boulder, CO 80322-2890
 
The Diabetic Traveler (newsletter)
P.O. Box 8223
Stamford, CT 06905
 

Books

American Diabetes Association Family Cookbook, Volumes I, II, III, IV. New York: Prentice Hall, 1987, 1991.
 
An Instructional Aid on Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus, 9th ed. Travis, Luther B. Century Business Communications, Inc. Austin, Texas, 1993.
 
Balance Your Act. Alogna, Marie and Hull Nancy. Atlanta: Pritchett and Hull Associates Inc., 1990.
 
Cookbook for Diabetics and Their Families. Birmingham: Oxmoor house, 1984.
 
Diabetics Actively Staying Healthy. Franz, M. DCI Publishing, 1990.
 
Diabetes 101: Candy Apples, Log Cabins and You. Delinar, R. and Breckenridge, B., DCI Publishing, 1991.
 
Eating Out Made Simple. Warren Clinic Diabetes Center. Saint Francis Health System. Tulsa, OK, 1996.
 
The Fast food Guide: What's Good, What's Bad and How to Tell the Difference. Jacobson, M. and Fritschner, S. New York: Workman Publishing Company. 1986.
 
It's Time to Learn About Diabetes: A Workbook on Diabetes for Children. Betschart, J. DCI Publishing. 1991.
 
Learning to Live Well With Diabetes. Elzwiler, D., Franz, M., Hollander, P. and Joynes, J. Minneapolis: International Diabetes Center, DCI Publishing, 1991.
 
Managing Type 2 Diabetes. I.D.C. Editorial Committee. DCI Publishing, 1988.
 
Managing Your Child's Diabetes. Johnson, Robert Wood, et al. Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 1992.
 
Month of Meals, 1, 2, 3 and 4. American Diabetes Association, 1989, 1990, 1992 and 1993.
 
Understanding Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (Pink Panther Book) Chase, Peter H., Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes.

 

Injection Devices/Aids

Inject-Ease: Palco
800-346-4488
 
Instaject: Jordan Enterprises
800-541-1193
Busher Automatic Injector: Becton Dickinson
800-237-4554
 
Syringe Alternatives:
Novo Pen, Novolin Pen, Novolin Prefills-Novo-Nordisk
609-987-5800
 
Lilly Pre-filled Pens
Eli Lilly
800-545-5979
 
Insuflon-Chronimed
612-541-0239
 
B-D Pen
800-237-4554
Advanta Jet
800-991-4464
 
Medi Jector2, Medi Jector EZ, Tender Touch - Medi Ject Corp.
800-328-3074
 
Vita Jet 3 - Vita Jet Corporation
800-848-2538
 
Aids for Physically Imparied:
Insulin-aid: Seabee Enterprise
515-456-4871
 
Aids for Visually Impaired: Inject-aid: George Wright Industries
402-477-1382
 
Andros Insulin Dosage Monitor: Andros
415-849-5700
 
Count-a-dose
800-541-1193
 
Insulin Needle Guide: American Foundation for the Blind
212-620-2000
 
Freedom AccuCheck 2 Meter: Boehringer Mannheim
800-858-8072
 
One Touch Talking Meter: American Foundation for the Blind
212-620-2000
 
Aids for Physically and Visually Impaired: BD Magni Guide: Becton Dickinson
800-526-4650
 
Insul-eze: Palco
800-346-4488
 
Insulin Pumps: H-Tron Disetronics
800-584-4681 or 800-688-4578
 
MiniMed 508: MiniMed Technologies
800-933-3322 or 800-680-4784
 
Identification:
Medic Alert Foundation
800-432-5378
 
Identifind
704-648-6768
 
Identi-med, Inc
800-669-7311
 
Westgate
(800) BECAUSE
 
Medi-bear Temporary Tattoo
319-367-5277
 

Medical Supply/Customer Service Department:

Blood Glucose Meters:
Bayer (Glucometer, Elite and Dex)
800-348-8100
 
Johnson and Johnson
Lifescan (One Touch and Fast-Take)
800-227-8862
 
Roche
Boehringer Mannheim (Accu-Check)
800-858-8072
 
Cascade Medical (Check Mate)
800-525-6718 ext. 304
 
Home Diagnostics (Diascan)
800-342-7226
 
Abbott Laboratories
Medisense (Prestige)
800-527-3339
 
Insulin:
Eli Lilly (Humulin)
800-545-5979
 
Novo-Nordisk (Novolin)
609-987-5899
 
Medical Information/Library
800-727-6500
 
Syringes:
Becton Dickinson (B-D Microfine IV, Ultrafine I/II) (short needles)
800-237-4554
 
CanAmCare (Monoject)
800-461-7448
 
Terumo Corporation (Terumo)
800-252-6782
 
Carrying Cases:
Medi Cool
800-433-2469
 
Dia-Pak
800-359-1646
 
Insul-Tote (Palco)
800-346-4488
 
Therma Kit
800-541-1193
 
Products for Testing Reactions
B-D Glucose Tablets
800-237-4554
 
Dextro Energy Glucose/DEX4 Glucose Tablets
800-461-7448
 
Glucose/Glutose Tablets
612-546-4676
 
Insta-Glucose
800-548-5100 ext. 3232