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Affinity Films (video and first aid kit)
PO Box 112081
Anchorage, Alaska 99511
1-888-353-HEAL (4325)


Aim for a Healthy Weight Education Kit (for primary care providers)
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/prof/heart/obesity/aim_kit/index.htm


Alaska Native Health Board (ANHB)
www.anhb.org
3700 Woodland Drive, Suite 300
Anchorage, Alaska 99517
(907) 562-6006
Promotes spiritual, physical, mental.social, and cultural well-being and pride of Alaska native peoples.


Alaska Native Medical Center (ANMC)
www.anmc.org
4315 Diplomacy Drive
Anchorage, Alaska 99508
(907) 563-2662
Provides services, health information, and resources for Alaska Natives.


Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC)
www.anthc.org
4000 Ambassador Drive
Anchorage, Alaska 99508
(907)729-1900
Provides services, health information, and resources for Alaska Natives.


American Cancer Society (ACS)
www.cancer.org
1-800-227-2345
(907) 277-8696
1057 West Fireweed Lane, Suite 104
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
The ACS provides cancer information, support services and has a program to loan wigs.


American Diabetes Association
www.diabetes.org
Provides information and resources about preventing and controlling diabetes.


American Lung Association (ALA)
www.lungusa.org
1-800-813-4673
(907) 276-5864
1057 West Fireweed Lane, Suite 201
Anchorage, Alaska 99503-1736
ALA works to prevent lung disease and promote lung health through education, community service, advocacy, and research.


Awakening the Spirit: Pathways to Diabetes Prevention and Control
www.diabetes.org
1-800-DIABETES (342-2382)
Organization established by the American Diabetes Association created to improve the lives on Native Americans with diabetes. Provides advocacy, educational materials, consultation, and latest research.


Cancer Care
www.cancercare.org
1-800-813-HOPE (4673)
Helps people face the many challenges of a cancer diagnosis. Provides free telephone education workshops.


Cancer Hope Network
www.cancerhopenetwork
1-877-467-3638
Matches parents with trained volunteers who have experienced cancer. Provides support and hope for cancer survivors.


Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
www.medicare.gov
1-800-MEDICARE (633-4227)
Explains your medicaid and medicare questions, new medicaid and medicare services, and any questions regarding medicaid and medicare services.


Chronic and Acute Medical Assistance (CAMA)
1-888-804-6330
(907) 269-5777
CAMA pays for select health care services for adults and children who do not qualify for Medicaid.


Colon Cancer Alliance, Inc.
www.ccalliance.org
1-877-422-2030
The Colon Cancer Alliance battles colorectal cancer through patient support, education, research, and advocacy.


Diabetes Prevention Program
www.preventdiabetes.com
(505) 368-6345
Northern Navajo Medical Center
PO Box 160
Shiprock, New Mexico 87420
Provides information and resources about preventing and controlling diabetes


IHS National Diabetes Program
www.ihs.gov/medicalprograms/diabetes
A system to assure quality diabetes services for your community. Free materials and publications.


LIVESTRONG Foundation
www.livestrong.org
(512) 236-8820
1-866-235-7205
Provides information and resources for people living with cancer.


National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations (NABCO)
1-888-806-2226
NABCO is an information and education resource.


National Cancer Institute - Cancer Information Service (CIS)
www.cancer.gov/aboutnci/cis/
1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
Provides accurate and up-to-date cancer information and materials. Caring people answer your questions about cancer, and can mail you free brochures and posters if requested.


National Diabetes Education Program
www.ndep.nih.gov
1-800-438-5383
Provides information and resources about preventing and controlling diabetes.


National Indian Council on Aging, Inc.
Diabetes Educational Outreach Strategies (DEOS)
www.nicoa.org
Works with tribal organizations to plan, design, and assess the feasibility of implementing a culturally appropriate Diabetes Prevention model for American Indians and Elders.


National Patient Travel Center
www.PatientTravel.org
1-800-296-1217
This center provides free or discounted medical air transport service.


Native Cancer Information Resource Center and Learning Exchange (C.I.R.C.L.E.)
mayoresearch.mayo.edu/mayo/research/cancer-research/native_circle.cfm
1-877-372-1617
A cancer resource center for American Indian and Alaska Native peoples.

Patient Advocate Foundation
www.patientadvocate.org
1-800-532-5274
Insures equal access to healthcare for all Americans. Caring people are trained to answer your questions about cancer resources. They also can mail you brochures and offer scholarship opportunities.


Prostate Cancer Resource - US TOO! International, Inc.
www.ustoo.org
1-800-808-7866
Provides support, counseling, and education to assist men, their partners and families, in understanding prostate cancer.


Road to Recovery
(907) 743-0388
Volunteers drive people to cancer related appointments in Anchorage.


Susan G. Komen for the Cure
www.komen.org
1-800-462-9273
People supporting people who are committed to fighting breast cancer.


Southcentral Foundation (SFC)
www.southcentralfoundation.com/
(907) 729-4955
4501 Diplomacy Drive
Anchorage, Alaska 99508
Provides services, health information and resources for Alaska Natives.


Stanford Diabetes Self-Management On-Line for Native Americans
indiandiabetes.stanford.edu
1-800-366-2624
Provides free diabetes self-management materials and receive free lab tests.