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Organizations and Statistics on Diabetes

National Resources

American Diabetes Association (ADA)
Funds research to prevent, cure, and manage diabetes. Delivers services, provides information, and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes. 

Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO)
Works to create a national voice for unique and diverse health needs of Asian Americans and Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islander 

Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIHF)
Influences policy, mobilizes communities, and strengthens programs and organizations to improve health of Asian AQmericans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. 

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 
Provides information for the public and professionals about diabetes, including research, statistics, and educational publications. 

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Agency information, research, statistics, data, outreach and education, and resources.

Department of Human and Health Services (DHHS)
U.S. government’s principal agency for protecting health of all Americans and providing essential human services.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Protects and advances public health. Helps public get accurate, science-based information they need to use medicines and foods to improve their health.

North American Women’s Health Online (NAWHO)
Works to achieve health equity for Asian women and families. Stay informed, exchange ideas, and share resources on Asian and Pacific Islander health.

National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)
Works to improve treatment and outcomes for people with diabetes, promote early diagnosis, and prevent or delay onset of type 2 diabetes.

National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Health information related to diabetes; Conducts and supports basic and clinical research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Provides leadership and direction to programs designed to improve health of nation by conducting and supporting research.

U.S Census Bureau
Leading source of quality data about nation’s people and economy.

Diabetes Health Professionals and Researchers

Asian Pacific Fund
Works to improve health and well-being of all Asian Americans in Bay Area

American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)
Provides opportunities and resources to advance skills and career goals. 

International Diabetes Federation (IDF)
Promotes diabetes care, prevention and a cure worldwide.

Medline Plus
Extensive info about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news. Health information available in multiple languages. 

PubMed, National Library of Medicine
Comprises more than 19 million citations for biomedical articles from MEDLINE and life science journals. 

Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (HKAM)
Provides academy news, colleges and links, publications. 

National Council of Asian Pacific Islander Physicians(NCAPIP)
Analyzed data on select social determinants (insurance, language, nativity, education, economic status

Other Health Resources Related to Diabetes

National Kidney Foundation
Dedicated to preventing kidney disease, improving health and well-being of individuals and families affected by kidney disease. 

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse
Lists services from NKUDIC, including response to inquiries, publication dissemination, referrals to health professionals, and more. 

Public service to raise awareness about importance of routine comprehensive eye exams and vision care in California 

VisionConnection, Lighthouse International
Dedicated to fighting vision loss through prevention, treatment and empowerment. 

Healthy Vision 2010
National vision initiative that identifies opportunities to improve eye health of all Americans. 

Perkins School for the Blind  
An innovative leader in serving people with visual impairments

Health statistics

Office of Minority Health & Health Disparities (OMHD): Asian American Populations
Health statistics and demographics, brochures, health disparities, and government and non-government resources

Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) Fact Sheet
2008 Fact Sheet on health coverage and access to care among Asian American, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders

U.S. Census Bureau, Race Data, Asian and Pacific Islander Populations
U.S. Census Bureau statistics on Asian and Pacific Islander

UMass Boston Institute for Asian American Studies (IAAS), General Publications
General publications related to Asian Americans in Massachusetts

Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO), Fact Sheets
Series of fact sheets to provide population and socioeconomic information on AAPIs in selected states​