Diabetes Forecast Publishes Special Annual Resource Guide

December 14, 2007


60th Anniversary Year Begins with Roundup of the Latest and Most Up-To-Date Diabetes Products and Services

Diabetes Forecast, America’s leading diabetes magazine, begins its 60th year of publication with the release of the 2008 Resource Guide.  The Resource Guide, a popular annual supplement to Diabetes Forecast, provides readers with a comprehensive overview of new and established products and services to help them get the most out of their diabetes care.
Sections include:

  • New Products:  From new medications to continuous blood glucose monitors, this is the state of the art.
  • Type 2 drugs:  With six classes of diabetes pills and several combination oral medications on the market, there are many ways to control type 2 with drugs.
  • Insulin:  Learn about the main characteristics of insulin; insulins commonly used in the US; and other helpful tips related to shipping, labeling, storage and safety.
  • Insulin Delivery:  All about syringes, pumps, jet injectors, pens, and infusers. Does your equipment suit your needs?
  • Blood Glucose Monitoring and Data Management Systems:  How to find the best tools for monitoring blood glucose.
  • Low Blood Glucose:  Learn more about products that can assist you when you go low – and others that may help you stay on track in the future.
  • Urine Testing:  An important way to monitor for ketones.
  • Manufacturers and Exclusive Distributors:  An ‘A to Z’ list of manufacturers and distributors.

Also in this issue: How to make the most of those New Year’s weight loss resolutions, with eight simple steps to help you stick with your plan. 

In addition, this issue of Diabetes Forecast brings you stories about:

  • Delicious recipes for soup and stew that cuts out fat and calories.
  • The role of heredity and diabetes-related kidney disease.
  • The importance of exercise when it comes to cutting heart disease risk in kids.

Diabetes Forecast has been America's leading diabetes magazine for 60 years. Each full-color issue offers the latest news on diabetes research and treatment. Its mission is to provide information, inspiration, and support to people with diabetes, helping them to live a healthier lifestyle, control their diabetes, and prevent or treat its many complications.  The magazine is published monthly by the American Diabetes Association.


About the ADA
The American Diabetes Association is the nation’s premier voluntary health organization supporting diabetes research, information and advocacy.  Founded in 1940, the Association has offices in every region of the country, providing services to hundreds of communities.  The Association’s commitment to research is reflected through its scientific meetings; education and provider recognition programs; and its Research Foundation and Nationwide Research Program, which fund breakthrough studies looking into the cure, prevention, and treatment of diabetes and its complications.  For more information, visit diabetes.org or call 800-DIABETES (800-342-2383).

About the American Diabetes Association

Nearly half of American adults have diabetes or prediabetes; more than 30 million adults and children have diabetes; and every 21 seconds, another individual is diagnosed with diabetes in the U.S. Founded in 1940, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) is the nation’s leading voluntary health organization whose mission is to prevent and cure diabetes, and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. The ADA drives discovery by funding research to treat, manage and prevent all types of diabetes, as well as to search for cures; raises voice to the urgency of the diabetes epidemic; and works to safeguard policies and programs that protect people with diabetes. In addition, the ADA supports people living with diabetes, those at risk of developing diabetes, and the health care professionals who serve them through information and programs that can improve health outcomes and quality of life. For more information, please call the ADA at 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383) or visit diabetes.org. Information from both of these sources is available in English and Spanish. Find us on Facebook (American Diabetes Association), Twitter (@AmDiabetesAssn) and Instagram (@AmDiabetesAssn)