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- American Council for Fitness and Nutrition:
ACFN is a non-profit organization that brings together food and beverage companies,
associations, and health and nutrition advocates to work toward viable long-term
solutions to the nation's obesity epidemic.
- American Diabetes Association:
The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading nonprofit health
organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy. The mission
of the Association is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives
of all people affected by diabetes.
- American Thyroid Association Home:
The ATA provides outstanding leadership in thyroidology by promoting excellence
and innovation in clinical care, research, education, and public policy.
- Canadian Diabetes
The Canadian Diabetes Association's Web site is an online resource
for people with, and affected by, diabetes and for healthcare professionals
treating those affected by the disease.
- CARES Foundation:
CARES Foundation is committed to the education and advancement of research
to bring about a cure of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) while providing
the resources and the latest information available in managing life with CAH.
- Children With Diabetes:
The mission of Children with Diabetes is to promote understanding of the care
and treatment of diabetes, especially in children; to increase awareness of
the need for unrestricted diabetes care for children at school and daycare;
to support families living with diabetes; and to promote understanding of
research into a cure.
- Cushing's Help and Support:
Cushing's Help and Support is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing
support, information news and education to individuals having Cushing's Disease
or Cushing's Syndrome as well as other diseases of the pituitary glands.
- Cushing's Support and Research Foundation
The Cushings Support and Research Foundation is a nonprofit organization
dedicated to supporting patients with Cushings and their families.
- Defeat Diabetes Foundation:
Defeat Diabetes Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated,
first, to the prevention of diabetes.
- Diabetes Insipidus Foundation
The mission of the Diabetes Insipidus Foundation, Inc. is improved treatment,
and ultimately the prevention and cure of all forms of diabetes insipidus
- Diabetes Monitor:
It is the mission of the DiabetesMonitor to provide information about diabetes
for patients and their families, and offer useful advice about the prevention
and management of diabetic complications; provide resources for patients,
families, diabetes educators and other health care professionals; support
people with diabetes in their pursuit of quality of life.
- Hormone Foundation:
The Hormone Foundation is dedicated to serving as a resource for the public
by promoting the prevention, treatment and cure of hormone-related conditions.
- Human Growth Foundation:
The Human Growth Foundation helps children and adults with disorders related
to growth or growth hormone through research, education, support and advocacy.
- Hypoparathyroidism Association
The Hypoparathyroidism Association, Inc. is a voluntary, nonprofit organization
dedicated to improving the lives of people with all forms of Hypoparathyroidism,
a rare medical disorder, by maintaining a worldwide network of family support,
and promoting public, as well as professional, awareness of this disorder
through a quarterly newsletter and our Web site.
Association of America:
An international partnership of patients, families, physicians and friends.
This nonprofit organization was formed with these goals in mind to promote
scientific research into the histiocytoses.
- International Prader Willi Syndrome
IPWSO is politically neutral, with no discrimination as to race, sex or religion.
It supports member associations in their efforts to Improve the quality of
life for all people with Prader-Willi syndrome and their families.
- Islet Foundation:
A voluntary nonprofit grantmaker and supporter of diabetes research. Its goal
is to bring together dedicated scientists who support ambitious research projects
to find a cure for diabetes and stamp out insulin dependence without the use
of immunosuppressive drugs.
- Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International:
The mission of JDRF is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through
the support of research.
- Little People of America:
Little People of America, Inc., is a nonprofit organization that provides
support and information to people of short stature and their families.
- Magic Foundation:
MAGIC is a national nonprofit organization providing support and education
to families of children with a variety of growth disorders such as Russell
Silver Syndrome, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Precocious Puberty, Septo-Optic
Dysplasia, Turner Syndrome, McCune-Albright Syndrome, Hypophosphatasia, Rare
Growth Disorders and Adult GHD.
- Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus Foundation:
The NDI Foundation was formed to support education, research, treatment and
cure for Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus. Their goal is to create a communication
channel to serve the entire NDI community: patients and their families, researchers,
physicians and other health care providers.
- Obesity Society:
The mission of the AOA is to act as an agent of change, move society to re-conceptualize
obesity as a disease and to fashion appropriate strategies to deal with the
- Pediatric Endocrinology Nursing Society:
The Pediatric Endocrinology Nursing Society (PENS) is an international voluntary
nonprofit specialty nursing organization founded in 1986.
- Pituitary Network Association:
PNA is an international nonprofit organization for patients with pituitary
tumors and disorders, their families, loved ones, and the physicians and health
care providers who treat them.
- Prader-Willi Syndrome Association:
Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA) is dedicated to serving individuals
affected by Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS), their families, and interested professionals.
- Short Persons Support:
Welcome to the Short Persons Support. Their mission is to support and provide
reference material to persons of short stature; raise awareness of the social
and economic issues facing short people and provide inspiration to short people
to help better their lives and attitudes.
- Thyroid Foundation of Canada:
The Thyroid Foundation of Canada's goals are to promote awareness and education
about thyroid disease and raise funds for much needed thyroid disease research.
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