World Diabetes Day Celebrated by AccessMyLibrary

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National Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day are newest events to be supported by AccessMyLibrary with access to its collection of educational resources about this new epidemic.

Like so many other diseases that affect a large portion of our society, the research on diabetes is constantly changing

AccessMyLibrary, the Web's leading free, library-supported online information resource, is joining the battle against diabetes, a disease that afflicts nearly 21 million Americans and many more worldwide. November is American Diabetes Month, and AccessMyLibrary is supporting the cause by featuring an extensive collection of reference materials, journals and newspaper articles - all hand-chosen by AccessMyLibrary's staff of editors - on the causes, treatments, and prevention of the disease. grants users free access to nearly 30 million online articles from its diverse collection of more than 4,000 journals and publications, all courtesy of local public libraries.

"Like so many other diseases that affect a large portion of our society, the research on diabetes is constantly changing," said AccessMyLibrary product manager Eric Hoss. "Getting access to current information from trusted sources is essential. By providing quick, easy access to that information, we can play a key role in promoting awareness of this disease."

AccessMyLibrary encourages anyone interested in learning more about diabetes to access its robust collection of consumer magazines, academic journals and other reference materials. From the most current information on treatment and prevention to coverage of community efforts supporting those afflicted with diabetes, AccessMyLibrary provides instant access to resources that increase awareness of this prevalent disease. All of these resources and more are available at the American Diabetes Month section of

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About Cengage Learning and Gale
Cengage Learning, formerly Thomson Learning, delivers highly customized learning solutions for colleges, universities, professors, students, reference centers, government agencies, corporations and professionals around the world. Gale, part of Cengage Learning, serves the world's information and education needs through its vast and dynamic content pools, which are used by students and consumers in their libraries, schools and on the Internet. It is best known for the accuracy, breadth and convenience of its data, addressing all types of information needs - from homework help to health questions to business profiles - in a variety of formats - books and eBooks, databases and microfilm. For more information visit: or

About AccessMyLibrary
Located at, AccessMyLibrary is Gale's library advocacy Web site that allows patrons of participating libraries to access library databases and the full text of online journals and magazines anywhere and anytime with the click of a mouse.


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