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APPENDIX VII. RESOURCE LIST

For additional information on overweight and obesity, and related conditions or diseases, you may wish to contact the following professional organizations:

The Federal consumer health information gateway, healthfinder, (www.healthfinder.gov) offers convenient access to these and many other resources. 
 

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Health Information Network
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
(301) 592-8573
FAX (301) 592-8565
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov (general NHLBI site)

  • Online publications on blood pressure, overweight, cholesterol, heart disease, sleep disorders, and asthma  

American Dietetic Association 
216 West Jackson Boulevard 
Chicago, IL 60606-6995 
1-800-877-1600 
FAX: (312) 899-1979 
http://www.eatright.org

  • Eat Right America program 
  • List of nutrition resources 
  • Find a dietitian 1(800) 366-1655  

American College of Sports Medicine 
P.O. Box 1440 
Indianapolis, IN 46206-1440 
(317) 637-9200 
FAX: (317) 634-7817 
http://www.acsm.org

  • Health and Fitness Summit and Exposition 
  • National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity 
  • Public Information 

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases 
31 Center Drive, MSC-2560 
Building 31, Room 9A-04 
Bethesda, MD 20892-2560 
(301) 496-3583 
FAX: (301) 496-7422 
http://www.niddk.nih.gov

  • Many online patient information publications on diabetes 
  • Many online publications on nutrition and obesity

WIN - The Weight-Control Information Network 
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
1 WIN WAY 
Bethesda, MD 20892-3665 
(301) 570-2177
1-800-WIN-8098
FAX: (301) 570-2186   

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NIDDK) 
2 Information Way 
Bethesda, MD 20892-3570 
(301) 654-3810 
FAX: (301) 907-8906   

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases 
Information Clearinghouse (NIDDK) 
3 Information Way 
Bethesda, MD 20892-3580 
(301) 654-4415 
FAX: (301) 907-8906   

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NIDDK) 
1 Information Way 
Bethesda, MD 20892-3560 
(301) 654-3327 
FAX: (301) 907-8906   

American Diabetes Association 
1660 Duke Street 
Alexandria, VA 22314 
1-800 DIABETES 
http://www.diabetes.org

  • List of publications   

American Cancer Society 
Atlanta, GA 
1-800-ACS-2345 
http://www.cancer.org

  • Dietary guidelines online 
  • List of publications   

National Cancer Institute 
Office of Cancer Communications 
9000 Rockville Pike 
Building 31, Room 10A-24 
Bethesda, MD 20892 
1-800-4-CANCER (800-422-6237) 
http://www.nci.nih.gov

  • Many publications online, including those on nutrition and cancer

National Eating Disorders Organization 
6655 South Yale Avenue 
Tulsa, OK 74136 
(918) 481-4044 
FAX: (918) 481-4076 
http://www.laureate.coml

  • Publications list 
  • Online descriptive information   

Eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention, Inc. 
603 Stewart Street, Suite 803 
Seattle, WA 98101 
(206) 382-3587 
http://www.edap.org/

  • Online descriptive information 
  • Publications list 

American Anorexia/Bulimia Association, Inc. 
165 West 46th Street #1108 
New York, NY 10036 
(212) 575-6200 
http://www.aabainc.org

  • Online descriptive information 

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders 
P.O. Box 7 
Highland Park, IL 60035 
(847) 831-3438 
FAX: (847) 433-4632 
http://www.anad.org/  

American Heart Association 
7272 Greenville Avenue 
Dallas, TX 75231-4596 
(214) 706-1220 
1-800-AHA-USA1 (800-242-8721) 
FAX: (214) 706-1341 
http://www.americanheart.org

  • Publications list 
  • Online information 
  • Stroke Connection 1-800-553-6321   

Hypertension Network, Inc. 
http://www.bloodpressure.com

  • Online information 

Weekly research updates   

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke 
P.O. Box 5801 
Bethesda, MD 20842 
(301) 496-5751 
http://www.ninds.nih.gov

  • Online publications on stroke 
  • Publications list   

National Center on Sleep Disorders Research 
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute 
Two Rockledge Centre, Suite 7024 
6701 Rockledge Drive, MSC 7920 
Bethesda, MD, 20892-7920 
(301) 435-0199 
FAX: (301) 480-3451 
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/org/ncsdr/index.htm  

American Sleep Disorders Association 
1610 14th Street NW, Suite 300 
Rochester, MN 55901 
(507) 287-6006 
Fax: (507) 287-6008 
http://www.asda.org

  • List of member centers 
  • Online descriptive information   

The Sleep Medicine Home Page 
http://www.users.cloud9.net/~thorpy

  • List of Internet resources 
  • List of centers 
    Online descriptive information 

National Mental Health Association 
1201 Prince Street 
Alexandria, VA 22314-2971 
(703) 684-7722 
1-800-969-NMHA Information Center 
Fax: (703) 684-5968 
http://www.nmha.org  

North American Association of the Study of Obesity (NAASO) 
8630 Fenton Street
Suite 412
Silver Spring, MD  20910
(301) 563-6526
Fax: (301) 587-2365
http://www.naaso.org

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