Resources for Patients
The following Sanofi US health websites and resources, categorized according to therapeutic area, provide information on a wide variety of diseases and conditions.
A1C Champions® Program
A1C Champions® are people with diabetes who share diabetes self-management and lifestyle strategies with their peers based on extensive training and personal experience. They present interactive, one-hour live sessions for people with diabetes and their care partners. Visit www.a1cchampions.com for a patient-led approach to diabetes education. Live online sessions with an A1C Champions® are also available by visiting www.a1cchampionsonline.com.
CDE HELP Team
The CDE (Certified Diabetes Educator) Team is an education focused team that supports Sanofi’s vision to be patient-focused. Sanofi has a team of over 80 CDEs 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 to patients on the proper use of Sanofi products and devices, general diabetes information, meal planning and other helpful information. To date our CDEs have educated over 900,000 patients and HCP's.
The website to access these programs is: www.cdehelpteam.com.
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.
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 US 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.
Sanofi US Diabetes Facebook Page
'Like' the Sanofi US Diabetes Facebook page at www.facebook.com/sanofiUSDiabetes/ to participate in and stay up-to-date on relevant discussions regarding life with diabetes.
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.
Take Down Cholesterol
Visit www.takedowncholesterol.com/ to learn about the causes, effects and management of high LDL cholesterol. Get expert tips and advice, access educational resources, set cholesterol health goals and sign up for a personalized plan that can help you make positive changes for better heart health.
Fabry disease is one of several rare genetic disorders known as lysosomal storage disorders. Fabry Community provides resources and education for Fabry patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. Visit www.FabryCommunity.com to learn the causes, diagnosis and management of Fabry disease.
Gaucher disease is an inherited genetic disorder affecting 1 in 40,000-60,000 people worldwide. Gaucher Care provides people living with Gaucher, and their friends and families, information about the disease, treatment options and supportive care. www.GaucherCare.com/ is also an educational resource for healthcare professionals to learn about the causes, diagnosis, and management of Gaucher disease.
MPS I Disease
MPS I disease is an inherited genetic disorder caused by a deficiency in an enzyme called alpha-L-iduronidase. Learn more about MPS I disease, its symptoms, and how it's passed on through families at www.mps1disease.com/. Hear from other MPS I patients, get tips on how to cope, find out more about disease management, and access additional resources and support.
Pompe disease is a progressive neuromuscular disorder. Visit www.pompe.com to learn more about the signs and symptoms, diagnosis and testing, and strategies and resources for living with Pompe disease. The Pompe community also provides information for healthcare professionals about the disease's pathology, clinical manifestations, and diagnostic and management options.
Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) is a very common bacterium that can live in the human gut. Some people have it without symptoms, while in others it can range from mild diarrhea to severe colitis and in some cases, death. 350,000 Americans are hospitalized every year due to C. difficile. Sanofi Pasteur is conducting the Cdiffense trial to evaluate the safety, immunogenicity and efficacy of an investigational vaccine for the prevention of primary symptomatic C. Difficile. To learn more about study enrollment and primary symptomatic C. Difficile infection, visit: www.cdiffense.org/.
Influenza, or ‘the flu’, is a contagious illness that can be severe or life threatening, especially for older adults. Immune systems weaken with age, which makes the flu harder for older people to fight. Flu + You is an educational program from the National Council on Aging and Sanofi Pasteur that provides information about the seriousness of the flu, the importance of prevention and available vaccine options. To learn more, visit Flu + You.
Meningitis is an inflammation of the lining of the brain and spinal cord and although rare, it is potentially life threatening. Because teens and young adults are at increased risk, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend vaccination for adolescents 11 through 18 years of age. The National Association of School Nurses have joined together as Voices of Meningitis to inform parents about meningococcal disease that can potentially cause death or disability to otherwise healthy teens within just 1 day. Voices of Meningitis is an educational initiative made possible through Sanofi Pasteur. To learn more, visit Voices of Meningitis.
The choice to immunize a child against infectious diseases is an important decision, often confounded by a lot of confusing information about immunizations. Helpful, factual information about childhood vaccines is available at ImmYounity, a website by Sanofi Pasteur, that also includes information about vaccination throughout adulthood. ImmYounity is grounded in science in order to make the informed decisions about immunization.
Last update: July 21, 2016