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Obesity and Diabetes Links


Listed below are websites where more information can be found on diabetes.

Diabetes UK
Diabetes UK is the leading UK charity that cares for, connects with and campaigns on behalf of all people affected by and at risk of diabetes.

Diabetes.co.uk is growing as a community of diabetics and non-diabetics alike, offering their own support and first-hand knowledge.

International Diabetes Federation
The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is an umbrella organization of over 200 national diabetes associations in over 160 countries. It represents the interests of the growing number of people with diabetes and those at risk. The Federation has been leading the global diabetes community since 1950.

CHE Diabetes-Obesity Spectrum
The Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE), founded in 2002 at Commonweal, is an international partnership committed to strengthening the scientific and public dialogue on environmental factors linked to chronic disease and disability.

Links to other websites on Obesity

The OBELIX Project
Funded by the European Commission is examining the role early-life exposures to chemicals play in obesity.  OBELIX – OBesogenic Endocrine disrupting chemicals: LInking prenatal eXposure to the development of obesity later in life.

Professor Bruce Blumberg
Whose work implicates chemicals in obesity.

IASO – International Association for the Study of Obesity
IASO provides general information on research into the causation of obesity.