Red-Yellow-Green Diabetes Tool

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Red-Yellow-Green Diabetes Tool

Description

This one-page tool, in Microsoft(r) Word format, uses the colors of a stoplight to guide patients in managing their diabetes. The tool is divided into blood glucose levels depicted by green (“great control”), yellow (“caution”), and red (“stop and think”) zones. For each zone, the tool provides signs and symptoms and allows the health care provider to give specific instructions for managing the condition, including guidance on when to seek emergency medical assistance.

Developer:

Improving Chronic Illness Care

Funding Sources:

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

History

Release Date: 2007
Original Summary: January 2007
Last Updated: 04/11/08

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