Family Advisory Boards
Diabetes Family Advisory Board
The Diabetes Family Advisory Board at Connecticut Children’s includes families of children diagnosed with diabetes and offer insight into diagnosis, diabetes management and our transition program. It is also a forum to provide feedback on Connecticut Children’s diabetes and endocrinology programs. For more information, contact Sharon Werner, RD, CDE.
Weight Management Family Advisory Board
Connecticut Children’s Weight Management Family Advisory Board is made up of families who participated in one of our weight management programs. They provide program insight to other patients and families, and offer feedback so that Connecticut Children’s may continually improve its programs. For more information, contact Melissa Santos, PhD.
American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association leads the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes by funding research, delivering services to communities, providing information, and advocating for people affected by diabetes. Learn more about insulin, insulin pumps and blood glucose control.
Children with Diabetes
Managing diabetes properly involves more than just blood testing and insulin injections. Read product reviews for continuous glucose sensors.
Pediatric Endocrine Society
The Pediatric Endocrine Society is dedicated to research and treatment of children with endocrine disorders; reproductive, bone, thyroid, diabetes, obesity, growth, pituitary and adrenal.The society has developed a series of patient education fact sheets covering topics such as growth, thyroid, puberty, diabetes, adrenal, PCOS, and vitamin D.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is the leading global organization focused on Type 1 diabetes (T1D) research.
Turner Syndrome Foundation
The goal of the Turner Syndrome Foundation is to support research initiatives and facilitate education programs that increase professional awareness and enhance medical care of those affected by Turner syndrome.
Turner Syndrome Society of the United States
The Turner Syndrome Society of the United States provides health-related resources to patients, families and physicians for the diagnosis and treatment of Turner syndrome.