Download the Submission Form (PDF, 385 KB)
The National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) seeks to identify tools and programs aimed at helping adults age 65 and older learn how to manage diabetes or prevent type 2 diabetes. The NDEP will consider resources created in a variety of formats, including websites, printed or electronic publications (e.g., brochures and tip sheets), tracking tools, videos, podcasts, training programs, and mobile applications. Resources for health care professionals such as peer-reviewed articles and consensus reports will also be considered.
Resources included should:
- Be targeted to
- Older adults with diabetes
- Older adults who are at risk for type 2 diabetes
- Caregivers of older adults with diabetes or at risk for type 2 diabetes
- Health care professionals who serve older adults
- Promote action steps appropriate for older adults
- Focus on diabetes management or prevention of type 2 diabetes in older adults
- Be accessible to the public with a reasonable registration process and cost
- Have limited or no advertising.
Resources for older adults between the ages of 55 and 65 years of age may also be considered if the information is appropriate and fills a gap.
If you know of a resource that meets this criteria, share it with us by completing the Submission Form (PDF, 241 KB). An independent expert on diabetes care for older adults will review the resource to determine whether it meets approved criteria. The NDEP will notify you to confirm receipt of your submission and provide the status of the review. An independent expert on diabetes care for older adults will review the resource to determine whether it meets approved criteria. The NDEP will notify you to confirm receipt of your submission and provide the status of the review.
Please note that inclusion of and reference to a resource does not constitute an endorsement by the National Diabetes Education Program, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, or any associated agencies or employees.
Hardcopies of a resource can be mailed to:
NDEP Diabetes Resources for Older Adults Submissions
656 Quince Orchard Road, Suite 210
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
This information is not copyrighted. The NIDDK encourages people to share this content freely.