Endocrine Disorders [Diabetes-Thyroid-Adrenal-Glands-Hormones]
Find interactive calculators, tools, recipes, food information, and more on this website of the popular book.
The American Diabetes Association has covered all the basics here—and you'll find plenty of links to more in-depth information on a variety of topics and issues.
The Endocrine System: Diseases & Conditions "new"
The Hormone Foundation provides easy-to-understand information on diseases and conditions involving the glands of the endocrine system. Patient Guides and Patient Fact Sheets are also available.
Find easy-to-understand pages on endocrine disease, conditions, hormone problems, and treatment options including all types of thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal surgery; with all of it has been written by physicians.
The glycemic index ranks foods on how they affect our blood glucose levels. This page with the index from David Mendoza measures how much your blood glucose increases in the two or three hours after eating.
Managing Your Diabetes
A comprehensive library of information from the world renown Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston.
Take a moment to check out Joslin's Asian American Diabetes Initiative (AADI) website. This one-stop comprehensive diabetes resource is dedicated to Asians and Asian Americans affected by diabetes; though there is plenty of information for anyone with diabetes.
Physician created and maintained, MyThyroid.com is an evidence-based patient-centered Web site devoted to diseases of the thyroid
Thyroid Foundation of Canada
Provides up-to-date information about Thyroid Disease for patients and their families with detailed Health Guides on Thyroid Disease along with numerous links to other health and thyroid related organizations and Internet resources.
Exercise and Fitness
Exercise for Beginners
This list of resources from About.com will help you learn how to create your own fitness program to reach your goals.
Physical Activity for Everyone "new"
Fitting regular exercise into your daily schedule may seem difficult at first, but by using the updated Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans from the CDC's Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO) will help you take the guess work out of where and how to begin.
Start Walking Now!
This program from the American Heart Associatation is designed to promote physical activity and heart-healthy life styles.
Step Up to Better Health
AARP, provides this FREE walking-for-exercise program based on research that shows active individuals have lower risks for many chronic conditions while reporting greater energy and quality of life benefits.
Srong Women Fitness Programs
Dr. Miriam Nelson of Tufts University has shown that exercise and good nutrition can help women AND men remain strong, healthy and vibrant. Here are abbreviated versions of three of her fitness programs Strong Bones, Stay Slim, or Vibrant Aging. They are only one component of the complete programs she created then authored in companion books of the same name.
Eye and Vision Problems/Care
The Schepens Eye Research Institute created this informational resource provides up-to-date, reliable information on the most common blinding eye diseases and disorders, and about the research currently underway on new treatments and diagnostic tools.
Eye Diseases and Disorders
The National Eye Institute (NEI) provides easy-to-understand information concerning eye diseases and disorders. The site contains content in Spanish.
This easy to navigate website contains information about eye care, eye health, surgery, eye conditions and diseases, and much more. You can use the left-hand navigation menu or click on links to featured content on the homepage.
Macular Degeneration Partnership Help Center
A one-stop site for information about age-related macular degeneration.