|National Organization of Blacks in Dietetics
and Nutrition (NOBIDAN)
An organization of African-American dietetic and nutrition
American Diabetes Association African-American Program
The American Diabetes Association is the nationís leading nonprofit
health organization providing
diabetes research, information, and advocacy.
American Dietetic Association (ADA)
With Nearly 65,000 members, ADA is the nationís largest organization
of food and nutrition professionals.
ADA serves the public by promoting optimal nutrition, health and
well-being. To locate
a registered dietitian (R.D.) in your community click on ďFind a
African-American Breastfeeding Alliance
Founded to increase education about breastfeeding within the
African-Americans & Diabetes
With diabetes on the rise among African-Americans, this ambitious
and groundbreaking program
was created to increase diabetes awareness among those most at risk.
Therapy for African-Americans.
Targets AIDS research and raising health consciousness in the Black
All About Black Health
This Web site keeps you informed on health-related issues as they
affect Blacks and minorities at
risk, for the betterment of their lives.
http://www.allaboutblackhealth.com Alternative Medicines
On Vitaminsdiary.com you can learn all about herbs and many herbal
and natural remedies recommended
for various ailments.
|American Academy of Family Physicians
Family physicians, medical organizations, and medical students
preserve and promote family
medicine and health care.
|American Sickle Cell Anemia Association
The American Sickle Cell Anemia Association of Cleveland, Ohio.
|Association of Black Psychologists
This group is the leader and an international resource for
addressing the psychological needs of
African people in the Diaspora.
|Association of Clinicians for the Underserved
Its primary emphasis is on clinicians who are providing health care
|Be Healthy Lifestyles
A collaboration between the BeHealthyLifestyles Group, Inc. and the
Office of Disease Prevention
and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to
reach communities of
color with health and lifestyle information.
BlackAIDS.org contributing writer John Price talks with the nationís
foremost voice on infectious
disease prevention about the forces driving the diseaseís impact on
Black Counselors.com hopes to assist both client and clinician in
successfully addressing these issues
to help African-American consumers take charge of their mental health.
Complete resource guide for Black health, fitness and nutrition.
Locate a Black physician or
dentist, read about African-American health issues such as diabetes,
HIV/AIDS, cholesterol, high
blood pressure, sickle cell, arthritis, cancer, asthma, and more.
|Black Health Care
Blackhealthcare.com is a culturally oriented and ethnically focused
health and medical information provider dedicated to addressing the
special health problems of
|Black Health Online
The premier Web site for issues related to Black health that will
assist in prevention, detection, and
|Black Womenís Health
Blackwomenshealth.com is a site dedicated to improving the
African-American womanís physical
mental, and spirtual health and wellness.
|Black Yoga Teachers
The International Association of Black Yoga Teachers (IABYT) is an
organization dedicated to
increasing the presence of yoga in the inner city.
|Breastfeeding Sista Circle
The Breastfeeding Sista Circle is an online avenue of support
created to empower and encourage
African-American women and other women of color to enthusiastically
An estimated 16 million Americans have diabetes ó about 7.3 percent
of the population - and
one-third of them donít know that they have the disease.
|Diabetes in African-Americans
Diabetes mellitus is a group of diseases characterized by high
levels of blood glucose. It results
from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both.
20 years as the voice for health care.
Sisters Network Breast Cancer Organization
The Sisters Network Breast Cancer Organization is dedicated to
increasing local and national
attention to the devastating impact that breast cancer has in the
|The National Medical Association
A professional society representing the interests of physicians of
African descent and the patients
|What Black Women Should Know about Lupus
The mission of the National Institute of Arthritis and
Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases is to
support research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis
and musculoskeletal and
|CDC Office of Minority Health
Links to information resources about health topics of special
concern for African-Americans.
|MedlinePlus African-American Heath
Links to reliable online health information. MedlinePlus is
sponsored by the National Library of
Medicine and National Institutes of Health.
|Pathways to Freedom for African-American
Information about the impacts of tobacco use on the African-American
community, how to quit
smoking, and how to organize community education campaigns.
|Health Problems in African-American Women
Consumer health information from the National Womenís Health
|For more information on a heart healthy diet:
|For more information on the importance of
fruits and vegetables for African-Americans:
|For more information on whole grains:
|For more information on the food pyramid:
Body and Soul Wellness Program:
|Soul Food Pyramid:
|See links for children Web sites.
Other informative Web sites:
(The Health Belief Model)