Diabetes Care: Tools and Resources on Clinical Guidelines, Comprehensive Visits, and Periodic Examinations

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Diabetes Care: Tools and Resources on Clinical Guidelines, Comprehensive Visits, and Periodic Examinations

Description

This toolkit contains information about comprehensive diabetes exams focused on symptoms and complications of diabetes. The toolkit explains how to differentiate a comprehensive diabetes exam from an annual physical. By providing a specialized diabetes exam, providers are able to dedicate attention to disease management and test results.

Diabetic patients may be interested in these materials so that they can advocate for a comprehensive diabetes examination with their physician.

The toolkit contains the following:

  • Clinical care guidelines
    • American Diabetes Association Clinical Practice Recommendations
    • Oregon Population-Based Guidelines for Diabetes Mellitus
  • Comprehensive diabetes visit tools
    • Comprehensive annual visit plan
    • Diabetes management flow sheet
    • Prevent diabetes complications brochure
    • Diabetes care guide
    • Diabetes goals
    • Diabetes communication tips for clinicians
  • Eye exam tools
    • Eye examination report form
    • Dilated retinal examination brochure
    • Eye exam poster
  • Foot exam tools
    • Foot screening card
    • Foot exam chart stickers
    • Podiatric examination report form
  • Medicare foot care coverage
  • Related links

History

Release Date: 2007
Original Summary: December 2007
Last Updated: 04/25/08

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