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Diabetes contributes to complications such as neuropathy and vascular disease, which often lead to limb loss. Getting support from other people with diabetes can help you better manage your condition and help you prevent complications in the future. The following are online support groups and forums for people with diabetes who wish to communicate with others sharing similar experiences.
American Diabetes Association Message Boards
Diabetes Care Group
Diabetes Insight Support
Joslin Diabetes Center Discussion Boards
Yahoo Health: All Diabetic International
It is not the intention of the Amputee Coalition to provide specific medical or legal advice but rather to provide consumers with information to better understand their health and healthcare issues. The Amputee Coalition does not endorse any specific treatment, technology, company, service or device. Consumers are urged to consult with their healthcare providers for specific medical advice or before making any purchasing decisions involving their care.
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