Online Resources


Amputee Coalition of America (ACA)
The Amputee Coalition of America (ACA) is a national, non-profit amputee consumer educational organization representing people who have experienced amputation or are born with limb differences.

National Amputation Foundation, Inc.
Founded in 1919, The National Amputation Foundation (NAF) has for over 80 years been offering valuable assistance to veterans of World War I, II, Korea, the Vietnam Conflict, Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom, and civilian amputees as well.


Arthritis National Research Foundation
The Arthritis National Research Foundation funds promising young scientists at the beginning of their research careers to pursue cutting-edge projects for the treatment, cure and the eventual end to the suffering of over 46 million Americans with arthritis and its related diseases.

The Arthritis Research Institute Of America (ARIA)
The institute's mission is to identify the causes, seek preventive measures, and find a cure for osteoarthritis.

Arthritis Foundation
The Arthritis Foundation is the only national not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions.

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association
Charcot-Marie-Tooth, or CMT, is the most commonly inherited neurological disorder and is found world-wide in all races and ethnic groups.


American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association is leading the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fighting for those affected by diabetes.

CDC's Diabetes and Public Health Resource
CDC's mission is to eliminate the preventable burden of diabetes through leadership, research, programs, and policies that translate science into practice.

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC)
The National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC) is an information dissemination service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK).


American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
The American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine serves to advance the understanding, prevention and management of lower extremity sports and fitness injuries.

Other Podiatry Resources

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) is a professional society of more than 6,000 foot and ankle surgeons.

American Podiatric Medical Association
Established in 1912, the American Podiatric Medical Association is the premier professional organization representing the nation’s Doctors of Podiatric Medicine (podiatrists).

American College of Sports Medicine
ACSM is the largest, most respected sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world.

Foot Health Network provides information on foot pain, foot conditions, comfort and performance footwear, sports injuries and foot health for diabetes.

Institute for Preventative Sports Medicine
The Institute for Preventative Sports Medicine (IPSM) is a non-profit research organization dedicated to the prevention of sports-related injuries and health care cost containment.

General Resources Safe and Effective OTC Medicine Use
The CHPA Educational Foundation is the nonprofit foundation of the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), and is dedicated to providing education on the appropriate and safe use of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines and nutritional supplements.

Safe Medication
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) is the 30,000-member national professional association comprised of pharmacists who work with doctors and other health professionals in: hospitals, ambulatory care clinics, and long-term care and home care facilities.

The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy
Merck & Co., Inc. is a global research-driven pharmaceutical company dedicated to putting patients first.

Mayo Clinic Online

A resource of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Heatlh