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From New Jersey, USA:

My son is 32, Type 1, and has proliferative retinopathy. I'm trying to find help on nutrition classes. I have seen information for 3 classes requesting US$1200.00. Besides the information sheet that doctors give out, he needs to start over in nutrition area. There has to be a training area in this, without costing a lot of money. I would appreciate any help or advice. We have called several hospitals and they don't even have a diabetes group. Amazing how neglected this disease is for 1997.


In the United States, call 1-800-TEAMUP4, the information line for the American Association of Diabetes Educators, to get the name of nearby educators. They can help you find Registered Dietitians who are interested in diabetes.


Original posting 15 Jan 97


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