Diabetes mellitus, non-insulin-dependent
This toolkit, for people with psychiatric disabilities and their physicians and caregivers, provides information to help them understand and manage their diabetes or prediabetic condition. The toolkit includes an extensive library of materials and podcasts covering the basics of diabetes, building and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, managing hypertension, and managing the risks of diabetes. Also included is a chart of American Diabetes Association standards of care with related educational...
This toolkit for community health workers, diabetes educators, and health educators presents easy-to-use tools for collecting key pieces of data in evaluations. The evaluation tools assist in determining how the Road to Health Toolkit is being implemented and if any changes are needed for participants at risk for type 2 diabetes.
The toolkit includes three forms to collect data:
- Road to Health Intervention Tracking Form: Group Sessions
- Road to Health...
The Road to Health Toolkit is designed for African Americans and Hispanics/Latinos at risk for type 2 diabetes. This toolkit provides community health workers, nurses, health educators, and dietitians with interactive tools that can be used to counsel and motivate those at high risk for type 2 diabetes. These tools will help reduce the risk for type 2 diabetes by encouraging healthy eating, increased physical activity, and moderate weight loss for those who are overweight.
The Road to Health Training Guide is designed for people who develop or offer train-the-trainer workshops and for community health workers who work with people who are Hispanic/Latino or African American/African ancestry. Other health care professionals, diabetes educators, health educators, nurses, dietitians, and community educators can also be trained or provide training to others by using the Road to Health Toolkit.
The goal of the Road to Health Training Guide is to do the...
This free, mobile health program delivers personalized text messages to help individuals understand their risk for type 2 diabetes and become more informed about the steps they can take to lead healthy lives. Individuals who sign up for txt4health will receive text messages each week with timely, relevant information to help them improve and manage their health.
Types of messages include the following:
- Risk profile
- Connection to local resources
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.
This protocol from the Improving Diabetes Efforts Across Language and Literacy (IDEALL) Health Project helps facilitators implement the Automated Telephone Diabetes Management (ATDM) support component. The tool is used for the two forms of support–automated telephone diabetes management and group medical visits–which were implemented for a group of patients with poor control of type 2 diabetes.
The topics covered include:
- Survey details
This summary for patients provides information on clinical recommendations for screening for type 2 diabetes.
It addresses the following questions:
- What is the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)?
- What is the problem and what is known about it so far?
- How did the USPSTF develop these recommendations?
- What did the USPSTF find?
- What does the USPSTF suggest that patients do?
- What are the cautions related to these...
The Diabetes Prevention and Management toolkit contains tools for adults, children, and health care providers.
The available tools include:
- Tools for adults
- Tools to help manage diabetes
- Personal diabetes care card
- Manage your diabetes brochure
- Tools to help prevent diabetes
- You have the power to prevent diabetes/the healthy plate handout
- Am I at risk for type 2 diabetes? booklet
- Your game...
This 206-page report (the second volume in a series) provides a critical analysis of the existing literature on quality improvement (QI) strategies for management of patients with diabetes mellitus (Type 2 diabetes), which accounts for more than 90 percent of diabetes cases in the United States.
This report addresses the following key questions:
- Are there QI strategies that improve physicians’ treatment of diabetes and its comorbidities?
- Can the control of...