Diabetes

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Diabetes Risk Test 11/10/10

This tool for consumers helps them determine their risk for having prediabetes or type 2 diabetes. Users are presented with a brief questionnaire and then provided an assessment, along with a link to more information about diabetes.

NHQRDRnet 10/14/10

NHQRDRnet is an an interactive tool to explore data from the National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) and the National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR). This system allows users to access national and State data on the quality of, and access to, health care from scientifically credible measures and data sources.

With NHQRDRnet, users can:

  • Display estimates from national tables that are specific to particular subpopulations (e.g., particular age groups, as well...
Diabetes Education Toolkit 10/05/10
This toolkit contains several diabetes education tools that primary care physicians can use to strengthen their partnership with patients and improve the quality of diabetes care.

The tool includes:
  • Physician order for outpatient diabetes education form
  • Doctor/patient agreement
  • Certified diabetes educator list
  • Doctor visit checklist
  • Blood sugar/diet diabetes tracker
  • Self-care checklist
  • Talking to your doctor about diabetes care...
The Community Health Promotion Handbook: Action Guides to Improve Community Health 08/31/10

The Community Health Promotion Handbook is an evidence-based tool that includes five action guides. Each action guide translates a specific recommendation from The Guide to Community Preventive Services (Community Guide) into “how to” guidance to help public health practitioners and others interested in promoting health implement effective community-level health promotion strategies. The topics covered are diabetes management, physical activity, and tobacco-use treatment.

Each...

Diabetes Management 07/21/10

This bilingual booklet (in Cantonese and English), developed by the Chinese Community Health Resource Center, can help educate Chinese patients about the risk factors and symptoms of diabetes.

The booklet is divided into the following sections:

  • What is diabetes?
  • Types of diabetes
  • Diagnosis of diabetes
  • Symptoms of diabetes
  • Risk factors of diabetes
  • Complications of uncontrolled diabetes
    • Management of diabetes
    • ...
Think Like a Pancreas: A Guide to Managing Your Diabetes 06/28/10

Think Like a Pancreas is an educational Web site for adolescents with type 1 diabetes. This site contains information, tips, and quizzes on how diabetes and the pancreas interact.

Topics covered include:

  • Controlling sugars
  • Lifestyle issues
  • Staying healthy
  • Troubleshooting
  • Helpful sites
4 Steps to Control Your Diabetes. For Life. 04/01/10

This booklet for consumers provides four steps to help diabetic patients manage their diabetes and live a long and active life. The steps include learning about diabetes, knowing the diabetes ABCs, managing diabetes, and getting routine care. The booklet provides ways for patients to work with their health care teams to create a diabetes care plan and how to make wise choices in diabetic care each day. The booklet is available in multiple languages.

Diabetes Tools & Resources 02/03/10

These tools are a set of instruments to help patients create personalized action plans to lead a healthier lifestyle. The strategies given help patients keep their diabetes under control while managing it from different directions.

Tools available are:

  • Diabetes-friendly recipes
  • My diabetes health assessment
  • Diabetes quiz
  • Personal stories
  • More personal stories
  • Diabetes and other educational brochures...
Adolescent Health Transition Project 06/07/09

The Adolescent Health Transition Project is designed to help smooth the transition from pediatric to adult health care for adolescents with special health care needs. This site is a resource for information, materials, and links for people interested in health transition issues.

Site contents include:

  • Information for:
    • Teens and young adults
      • Diabetes-specific information
    • Parents and families
      • Diabetes-specific information
      • ...
Virtual Integrated Practice (VIP) Toolkit 06/05/09
The Virtual Integrated Practice (VIP) toolkit is part of the VIP program, which is designed to develop effective team building and ongoing collaboration among health care providers who do not work together in practice in the same locations or even organizations. It replaces the logistical obstacles of having clinicians meet in person to discuss patient cases with a system of communicating and meeting “virtually” using an appropriate variety of readily available technologies.

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