Clinician Resources

Clinician Resources

Looking for resources related to diabetes? See below.

National Diabetes Education Program

This excellent site for patients and providers is a partnership of the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and more than 200 public and private organizations.
Sections of the site include:

  • I Have Diabetes
  • Am I at Risk?
  • Health Care Professionals, Businesses & Schools
  • Partners & Community Organizations

An important feature is the ability to create a customized search to find publications particular to an individual’s situation—age, diabetes status, ethnicity/race, and language. You can also search by topic.

The Health Care Professionals section of the website contains clinical practice tools and patient education materials to help you identify and counsel patients with prediabetes and work with patients with diabetes.

http://www.ndep.nih.gov/index.aspx

Better Diabetes Care

Making Systems Changes for Better Diabetes Care is a National Diabetes Education Program website that provides information, links, resources, and tools to help healthcare professionals assess needs for system changes, develop plans, implement tools for action, and evaluate the change process.

Tools include links to clinical practice recommendations, patient education materials, algorithms, and risk assessments.

One section of particular interest is Diabetes Self-Management Education, which provides a four-step patient empowerment model.

http://www.betterdiabetescare.nih.gov/WHATpatientcenterededucation.htm

DiabetesPro

Among the many free resources available on this site from the American Diabetes Association are:

  • meeting reports
  • slide library
  • audio programs
  • news
  • clinical practice recommendations
  • links to resources for patients and professionals.

An example of a resource is “Reducing Cardiometabolic Risk: Patient Education Toolkit,” which is available in English and Spanish.

http://professional.diabetes.org/ResourcesForProfessionals.aspx?cid=77080&utm_
source=offline&utm_medium=print&utm_campaign=RCMR)

State-Based Diabetes Prevention & Control Programs

Located on the CDC website, this section links you to diabetes prevention and control programs in each state.

http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/states/index.htm

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