U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Diabetes Education Program Logo

Contact Us

Health Information Center

HealthSense

Health Care Professionals

team of doctorsHealth care reform calls for new approaches to diabetes care delivery and greater emphasis on preventing diabetes and its complications. NDEP’s clinical practice tools and patient education materials can help physicians and their health care teams to effectively meet the needs of people with or at risk of diabetes.

Improving Diabetes Care​

​​Promoting Medication Adherence in Diabetes

This web resource supports health care professionals in promotion medication taking-behavior among their patients and within their teams.

​​GAME PLAN for P​reventing Type 2 Diabetes: A Toolkit for Health Care Professionals and Teams

This online toolkit helps health care professionals identify, counsel, and support patients at risk for type 2 diabetes

​​Guiding Principle​s for Diabetes Care

This evidence-based resource outlines important patient-cenetered principls of diabetes care, helping health care professionals identify people with prediabetes and undiagnosed diabetes for treatment aimed at preventing long-term complications.

​​Practice Transformation for Physicians and Health Care Teams

This website provides resources to improve diabetes care within the context of an evolving health care delivery system.​

​​Redesigning the Health Care Team

This guide is designed to help health care organizations implement collaborative, multidisciplinary team care for adults and children with diabetes in a variety of settings.​​

​​National Diabete​s Prevention Program

The CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program is an evidence-based lifestyle change program for preventing type2 diabetes.​

​​


Diabetes Resources for Specific Populations

man and two womenNDEP Health Information A-Z by Ethnicity/Race
NDEP offers a variety of diabetes prevention and control materials targeting a broad array of audiences, including African Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, Hispanic and Latino Americans, older adults, and youth. The materials are vailable in English and many in Spanish and 17 additional languages. All materials are copyright-free.

Overview of Diabetes in Children and Adolescents

This overview provides health care professionals, including school health personnel, with current statistics and care recommendations for youth with diabetes.

​​Diabetes Guide for School Personnel

This comprehensive resource guide helps students with diabetes, their health care team, school staff, and parents work together to provide optimal diabetes management in the school setting.​

​​Pediatric to Adul​t Health Care Transition Resources

NDEP has assembled resources to help teens with diabetes make a smooth transition to adult health care. Families and health care professionals with also find these materials helpful.

Diabetes R​e​sources for Older Adults

Visit the Diabetes Resources for Older Adults homepage to find educational materials and other resources that might be appropriate for your older adult patients or clients.​​

​​

Patient Education Materials​

​​​​

Contact Us

Health Information Center

HealthSense