Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
The mission of the NICHD is to ensure that every person is born healthy and wanted, that women suffer no harmful effects from the reproductive process, and that all children have the chance to fulfill their potential for a healthy and productive life, free of disease or disability, and to ensure the health, productivity, independence, and well-being of all people through optimal rehabilitation. The NICHD Information Resource Center is your one-stop source for NICHD brochures, booklets, and other materials related to the health of children, adults, families, and populations, including information about gestational diabetes.
You can contact the NICHD Information Resource Center at:
Phone: 1-800-370-2943 (TTY: 1-888-320-6942)
Mail: P.O. Box 3006, Rockville, MD 20847
- National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC) provides information about diabetes and how to manage diabetes from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Phone: 1-800-860-8747 (TTY:1-866-569-1162)
Mail: 1 Information Way, Bethesda, MD 20892
Fax: (703) 738-4929
- The National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) is a partnership between the NIDDK, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and more than 200 public and private organizations. To get free single copies of NDEP sample materials, please call the automated system or visit the Program Web site.
- American Dietetic Association (ADA) Consumer Hotline provides information about how to find a dietitian.
- American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (AGOG) is the nation's leading group of professionals providing health care for women. ACOG provides various patient education resources, assistance in finding a physician, and additional information services.
Phone: (202) 638-5577
Mail: 409 12th St., SW, PO Box 96920, Washington, D.C. 20090-6920
- American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information, and advocacy.
Phone: 1-800-diabetes or 1-800-342-2383
Mail: 1701 North Beauregard Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22311