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A Different Disease?
Diabetes is nothing new to the Murphy family. Joe and JoAnn raised five children, two of whom had type 1 diabetes. One son, Chris, passed away in his 40s from a cardiovascular illness related to the disease. But then Joe Murphy found out he has type 2 diabetes, and realized he knew less about the illness than he thought. Joe may not need insulin injections, but that doesn't mean his kind of diabetes is any less serious than the kind his children had.

Who gets the different kinds of diabetes, and why? Is one kind 'better' than the other? Can it be cured? What's the best way to treat type 2 diabetes, and why is it important to keep your blood sugar levels under control?
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for juvenile diabetes, commonly known at Type 1 diabetes. Their website provides up to the minute information about the latest therapies for Type 1 Diabetes, clinical trials and links to research about Diabetes and its effects.
Homepage of the American Diabetes Association.
A highly rated health Web site -- includes some links sponsored by drug manufacturers.

The National Institutes of Health's Diabetes Information Clearinghouse, offering free low-cost booklets in English and Spanish.

Extensive diabetes information in English and Spanish, managed and edited by librarians and health care providers.
Home page of New York's only comprehensive team treatment Diabetes Center.
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