Diabetes Links

See our collection of links ranging from diabetes information, blogs, and communities to search engines and online activities.

General Diabetes Info

  • Diabetes and Sleep – If you or a loved one has diabetes, you might have experienced the toll it can take on the quality of your sleep. Unfortunately, diabetes and poor sleep often go hand-in-hand, but there are things you can do to take back control of your sleep habits, and receive the quality rest you deserve.
  • Diabetic Live – provides fresh content every Monday, Wednesday and Friday centered around diabetes.
  • Diabetes Monitor – Provides a wealth of diabetes information.
  • The Diabetes Quiz – Educational site that quizzes you to teach you about diabetes.
  • Diabetes Well Being – Hundreds of Type 2 diabetes-related articles. Topics include diet reviews, research on natural and alternative treatments, glucose meter reviews, and many other informative topics.
  • D is For Diabetes – A website for people with diabetes to learn and to share. By health professionals. For beginners, experts, and everyone in between.
  • dLifeTV – Tune in to dLifeTV Sunday evenings at 7:00 PM (6:00 PM Central/4:00 PM Pacific) on CNBC – the first-ever television series dedicated to living well with diabetes.
  • Fit4D Personalized Diabetes Coaching – articles are written by Certified Diabetes Educators
  • Frequently Asked Questions – Have a question about diabetes? See if it has already been answered.
  • Healthline.com – great information on diabetes and other health concerns
  • The Iacocca Foundation – Join the Iacocca Foundation in their fight against diabetes.
  • Jewish Friends With Diabetes – Quality education about controlling diabetes and incorporating it into the Jewish tradition and lifestyle.
  • Learning About Diabetes – provides visitors and health care professionals with simply written information on diabetes care. They try to use art and design in novel ways to help readers better understand diabetes.
  • Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media – Mayo Clinic has the most popular medical provider channel on YouTube and more than 90,000 “followers” on Twitter, as well as an active Facebook page with nearly 30,000 connections. With its News Blog, Podcast Blog, and Sharing Mayo Clinic, a blog that enables patients and employees to tell their Mayo Clinic stories, Mayo has been a pioneer in hospital blogging. MayoClinic.com, Mayo’s consumer health information site, also hosts a dozen blogs on topics ranging from Alzheimer’s to The Mayo Clinic Diet.
  • A Healthy Living Guide to Veganism provides great guidance to a life with less meat.
  • Rite Aid For Diabetes – Rite Aid now has a comprehensive web site dedicated to successfully living with diabetes.
  • Substance Abuse and Diabetes – Comprehensive guide to drug and alcohol use with diabetes

Blogs, Forums, & Communities

  • 55 Community, Non-profit, & Online Resources for People with Diabetes – This is a great roundup of resources from Dealspotr.
  • Bleeding Finger Blog – Blog from the father of two Type 1 children
  • Juvenile Diabetes Cure Alliance – seeking to form a paradigm-shifting coalition of donors who will work together to facilitate a cure for type 1 diabetes by 2025.
  • Stop Diabetes – this blog gives you a behind-the-scenes look at what the American Diabetes Association does on a daily basis to fulfill its mission (to prevent and cure diabetes and improve the lives of all people living with diabetes). Our staff’s dedication – combined the stories that provide them with inspiration through the day – is a critical part of the Stop Diabetes movement.
  • TuDiabetes.com – A community for people touched by diabetes.
  • Diabeticconnect – a social network that provides tools for members to discuss the topics that they are passionate about.
  • Six Until Me – Blog of Kerri Morrone, her insulin pump, and life with Type 1 Diabetes.
  • Diabetes Mine (Now with Healthline) – A blog about diabetes from the perspective of a patient-pundit.
  • Close Concerns Weblog – A weblog from a person who runs a consultancy that conducts diabetes and obesity research for a number of top-notch firms.
  • Diabetes Forums – A place to learn and share information.
  • Diabetes Support Message Board -A great question-answer forum with lots of helpful information.
  • Healing Well – A forum for talking about diseases, disorders, and chronic illness.
  • Your Diabetes May Vary – Blog from a father with 2 T1 kids
  • Patients Like Me – A great site to connect you with patients going through the same things you are.
  • The Blood Sugar Whisperer – a blog from Allison Nimlos, a twentysomething type 1 PWD from New York. She is currently studying to be a CDE by way of nursing


  • ADA For Parents & Kids – Learning your child has diabetes is quite a shock. This area of diabetes.org is for parents whose child has just been diagnosed.
  • Children with Diabetes – Offers a tremendous amount of information for children and adults.
  • Diabetes Calculator for Kids – The Diabetes Calculator for Kids is an electronic tool that calculates rapid-acting insulin bolus dosage in 5 easy steps
  • KidsRPumping – This webpage provides a place for people to share their experiences with children on the insulin pump. The insulin infusion pump is a viable and wonderful alternative to injections for insulin delivery to children with diabetes.
  • Kids Who Pump Insulin – This section, from Insulin-Pumpers.org, is dedicated to kids who use insulin pumps.
  • Kids With Diabetes – Tons of information for children with diabetes and assistance programs.
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundations – This site is all about Juvenile Diabetes (Type 1) with a support section, events, and the latest research news.



  • Creative Care Diabetic Socks – Diabetic socks and other quality knit products have been the focus of our family-owned business for more than 30 years. We provide the highest quality diabetic socks, and other knitted health-focused garments, to the medical community and their patients. Our attention to detail and focus on quality are the hallmarks of our business.
  • Flow Feet – Diabetic and Orthopedic Shoes
  • Wholsale Diabetic Socks is an online retailer specializing in quality diabetic socks for men and women. Our diabetic socks come in various colors and are available crew, ankle, knee, and low cut styles.
  • DiabeticShoesHub.com carries a wide selection of diabetic and orthopedic footwear, as well as diabetic accessories such as socks and insoles.
  • Diabetic ShoesHealthyFeetStore.com is an online foot wellness store. Our goal is to promote proper foot care, footwear, and foot-friendly lifestyle choices. We are committed to providing quality orthopedic shoes, diabetic shoes, and foot care products that provide reliable comfort, support, and injury prevention.
  • Socks4Life – The Web’s Best Sock Outlet, currently offers over 100 different styles and colors of socks that should fit most any need. All footwear is first-quality and at the most competitive prices on the Web.
  • Medipeds – Non-binding socks that keep feet dry and protected
  • Aetna Foot Products – A supplier of Diabetic Foot Care Products such as insoles, socks, and wraps.
  • Diabetic Shoes – Drew Shoe manufactures Diabetic Footwear to reduce Diabetic Foot Pain and other Foot health Care promoting Medical Shoes.
  • Express Footcare – Their catalog contains insoles, socks, toe and skincare items, and helpful advice.
  • Podiatry Information, Shoe Insoles, and Orthotics by Dr. Brooks – Hot 2 Trot™ Insoles by Dr. Jeffrey Brooks, a renowned podiatrist, and foot surgeon help eliminate foot pain. All of Dr. Brooks’ knowledge is now available to you with his new SubQ Exfoliant and Creme Spa Products Line and Hot 2 Trot™ Insoles, a cushioned and supportive orthotic that molds to the contours of your own feet to treat and relieve foot and arch pain.

Diet & Nutrition

  • Bran Crispbread – Highly recommended by physicians and nutritionists for diet control.
  • Ensure Products – Providing many different products for balanced nutrition.
  • Idaho Plate Method – A simple interactive approach to teaching good diabetes meal planning through visual templates.
  • Nutritionatoz.com – Get information on nutrition with descriptions of different vitamins and minerals.
  • Schwan’s Food Delivery Service – registered and licensed dietitians developed 14-day meal plans to help manage weight, control blood sugars and your heart healthy.
  • Veggie123.com – Useful free vegetarian ebook site with recipes to improve your health.

Treats & Sweets

Insulin Pump and Other Technology

  • Gluco Meter Reviews – A blog dedicated to glucose meters.
  • Radrr.com – Radrr is about creating fun, cool and stylish bags for mobile devices and insulin pumps.
  • Groovypatches.com – Groovy Patches® is a unique way to accessorize the sterile pad that surrounds the infusion site of an insulin pump.
  • Insulin-Pumpers.org – Visit the largest support forum in the world for the users of insulin pumps.
  • Angel Bear Pump Stuff – Comfortable fabric pump cases
  • Pump Wear Inc. – Their products are designed to give kids and adults the freedom, comfort, flexibility, and fun they thrive on.  Their line encompasses all ages.
  • mHealth News – a site that talks about all kinds of medical technological advances
  • List of Mobile Technology (Apps) for Diabetes – Here is a great list of diabetes-related apps that can help you manage your diabetes

Injection Alternatives

  • Insulinpens.com – information and reviews on Insulin Pens as well as pen needles, pen insulin and accessories

Medical IDs

  • Medic Assist – Medic Assist offers a complete line of affordable Men’s, Ladies, and Children’s Custom Engraved medical Identification Jewelry. Bracelets, Necklaces, Pendants, Watches, Charms, and much more.

Medication & Testing Supplies
(Visit the Diabetes Mall for the best cash prices on test strips)

  • Express Medical Supply – Online since 1998, they deliver quality medical supplies directly to your home or office.
  • Compare Diabetic Testing Supplies is a great site to see meters, lancing devices and more supplies compared side by side.
  • Canadian Pharmacy Meds helps people around the world gain access to more affordable medications by helping them fill their prescriptions through fully licensed and accredited Canadian pharmacies and approved International fulfillment centers.
  • Mini Pharmacy provides convenient home-delivery diabetes prescription services and online discount diabetic testing supplies with free shipping within the U.S. They also have a diabetes information section worth looking at.
  • Diabetic Donations – This site accepts and buys (for a low price) diabetes test strips and redistributes them to those in need and to people who cannot afford to pay full price for them.
  • Prescription Drug Dictionary – is an informative and beneficial site with over 1,000 prescription drugs, listing their general uses, precautionary warnings, conflicting medications, side effects, the shelf life of prescription drugs, and more related information.
  • Dressings Online – Find a huge range of dressings from Silvercel to Versiva at great prices at Dressingsonline.com
  • Redding Medical Supply – Redding Medical is an equipment distributor providing hospitals and health care facilities with specialty medical products.
  • DiaShop.eu – A German-based online shop recently translated to English for European based Americans.
  • Drugnews.net – providing the latest safety alerts, FDA recalls, studies and legal news
  • Drugwatch.com – educates the public about the detrimental effects of over-the-counter prescription medications, and alternative solutions to help manage type 2 diabetes.
  • Glucosemeters4u.com – Learn about diabetes, check out the latest diabetes news, and discover all there is to know about diabetic products.
  • Diabetic Drug Store – Diabetic testing supplies and information.
  • Liberty Medical – A leading national medicare provider of diabetes testing supplies.
  • Medicool – Has some great products for daily life.
  • Advanced Diabetes Supply – A great testing supply company that provides an insurance billing service.
  • Patient Safety Alerts – Email notification system that provides up-to-date drug and medical device recall alerts.
  • Freedom Pharmacy – An independent pharmacy that carries diabetes supplies.
  • Needy Meds – For low-cost drugs offered by manufacturers if your funds are low (sorry, no insulin).
  • Health Care Products – products for people with diabetes for healthy living.


Pets with Diabetes

Fun Stuff on the Internet