Websites and Resources for Patients
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The following Sanofi US health websites and resources, categorized according to therapeutic area, provide information on a wide variety of diseases and conditions.
Cardiovascular and Thrombosis
Visit preventdvt.org to find out how the Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis, sponsored by sanofi-aventis U.S., seeks to reduce the immediate and long-term dangers of deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), which together comprise one of the nation’s leading causes of death.
Central Nervous System
Visit alsinfo.com for an informational resource about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), including its description, diagnosis, symptoms, available therapies and support programs.
Striving Forward™ is an online support program that recognizes your individual challenges with type 2 diabetes and offers customized tips and tools to overcome them. Start with your free HealthStyle Report—it takes your personal diabetes challenges into account and helps you discover ways to manage them. Visit strivingforward.com regularly to get the most out of its benefits.
Diabetes doesn't define you, but now YOU can define diabetes at diabetapedia.com! Diabetapedia is a collaborative dictionary of diabetes-related terms commonly used by the Diabetes Online Community (DOC). Stop by to find simplified diabetes-related definitions, explanations of DOC jargon and lingo and even share your own terms!
The DX: The Diabetes Experience
TheDX.com is a digital diabetes destination with a mix of interesting stories, both original and curated from trusted sources. Discover information, inspiration and practical advice. It's about life and life with diabetes.
This blog, found at discussdiabetes.com was created to provide a place where Sanofi US Diabetes team members can engage with you, share resources and information and participate in the online conversation about living with diabetes. We invite you to read articles, participate in weekly polls and share your feedback and ideas by leaving comments.
Sanofi US Diabetes Facebook Page
'Like' the Sanofi US Diabetes Facebook page at facebook.com/SanofiUSDiabetes to participate in and stay up-to-date on relevant discussions regarding life with diabetes.
@Diabetes_Sanofi Twitter Page
Follow the Sanofi US Diabetes Twitter feed at twitter.com/Diabetes_Sanofi to receive tweets on diabetes information and tips to live a healthier lifestyle.
A1C Champions® Program
Visit a1cchampions.com for a patient-led approach to diabetes education. A1C Champions® are people with diabetes who are trained to share diabetes self-management and lifestyle strategies based on extensive training and personal experience. For online sessions with live A1C Champions®, visit a1cchampionsonline.com.
Get Blood Sugar Control
The Get Blood Sugar Control site is about patient choice, with insulin being one of the choices people with diabetes can make to help control their blood sugar. The site includes personal stories from diabetes patients who have chosen to add insulin to their treatment plan, expert advice from healthcare professionals, and tools and resources to help enhance understanding — and reduce fears — about using insulin for blood sugar control.
Get Blood Sugar Control YouTube Channel
The Get Blood Sugar Control YouTube Channel answers common questions about blood sugar control and insulin with an extensive video library of patient testimonials and information from healthcare professionals.
Visit STANDforDiabetes.org to learn about "Start Taking Action Now for Diabetes" (S.T.A.N.D.), a national social marketing program made possible with support from Sanofi US and leading national not-for-profit diabetes education organization Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD). S.T.A.N.D. is utilizing the power of social marketing in programs and initiatives designed to start a “movement” among patients and their friends to “take a stand” and work to take control of their blood sugar levels now.
CDE HELP Team
Sanofi has a team of over 60 CDEs (Certified Diabetes Educators) throughout the country who educate patients on our products and provide general education on diabetes. There are also CDE webinars online which include live Q&A with a Certified Diabetes Educator. These programs are free and provide education which includes general diabetes information, meal planning and other helpful information. To date our CDEs have educated over 700,000 patients and HCP's.
The website to access these programs is: www.cdehelpteam.com.
American Diabetes Association: www.diabetes.org
American Association of Diabetes Educators: www.aadenet.org
National Diabetes Education Program: www.ndep.nih.gov
American Dietetic Association: www.eatright.org
Follow sanofi-aventis U.S. diabetes (www.twitter.com/diabetes_sanofi) on Twitter to learn more about our engagement in the U.S. diabetes community. Through our tweets, we share statistics and insights, as well as links to valuable diabetes resources.
This website, located at prostatedisease.org, provides useful information for patients and consumers to increase their awareness and understanding of prostate disease, including signs and symptoms, treatment options and support resources.
Talk About BPH
Hall of fame third baseman and Philadelphia Phillies legend Mike Schmidt and minor league baseball have teamed up to launch “BPH Game Plan Starts with U: Catch the Whole Game” campaign. This program is designed to raise awareness of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), commonly known as enlarged prostate, and encourage men to speak with their doctors about managing their symptoms. Visit talkaboutbph.com for more information on BPH and the campaign.
Last update: December 19, 2012