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Diabetes Publications for Health Care Professionals

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The A1C Test and Diabetes
Defines and explains the diabetes blood test called the A1C test. Provides in-depth information on using the test for both diagnosis of diabetes and prediabetes and maintenance of diabetes. Compares the A1C test to other diabetes blood tests. Discusses variation in the test and the range of answers given by diabetes blood tests in general.
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Comparing Tests for Diabetes and Prediabetes: A Quick Reference Guide publication thumbnail image

Comparing Tests for Diabetes and Prediabetes: A Quick Reference Guide
Provides a concise summary for health care providers of blood tests for diabetes and prediabetes, covering uses, technical features, and pros and cons of different tests. Information is displayed in a large table that can be put on the wall or kept on a desk.
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Diabetes Numbers At-a-Glance
Based on American Diabetes Association clinical recommendations, this handy pocket guide provides a list of current recommendations to diagnose and manage prediabetes and diabetes.

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Diabetes Research
Webpage listing resources on current diabetes research or to participate in a clinical trial.

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Diagnosis of Diabetes and Prediabetes
Contains general information about diabetes and prediabetes and how they are diagnosed. Discusses risk factors, recommendations for when to be tested, evaluation of body mass index, and steps to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.
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Guiding Principles for Diabetes Care
This evidence-based booklet outlines important patient-centered principles of diabetes care, helping health care professionals identify people with prediabetes and undiagnosed diabetes for treatment aimed at preventing long-term complications.

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Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed: A 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.

Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes: A Toolkit Addressing Psychosocial Issues for American Indian and Alaska Native Peoples publication thumbnail image

Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes: A Toolkit Addressing Psychosocial Issues for American Indian and Alaska Native Peoples
This toolkit addresses psychological issues with American Indian and Alaska Native Peoples. Contains a variety of culturally appropriate materials.

Redesigning the Health Care Team: Diabetes Prevention and Lifelong Management publication thumbnail image

Redesigning the Health Care Team: Diabetes Prevention and Lifelong Management
Quality diabetes care involves more than just the primary provider. Find out more about implementing multidisciplinary team care for people with diabetes in all clinical settings and how to reduce the human and economic toll of diabetes through a continuous, proactive, planned, patient-centered, and population-based approach to care.

Sickle Cell Trait and Other Hemoglobinopathies and Diabetes: Important Information for Providers publication thumbnail image

Sickle Cell Trait and Other Hemoglobinopathies and Diabetes: Important Information for Providers
Explains how the A1C test can lead to misdiagnosis, overtreatment, or undertreatment of diabetes in people with hemoglobinopathies. Explains when to suspect a patient has a variant.
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Small Steps. Big Rewards. Your Game Plan to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: A Heath Care Provider Toolkit publication thumbnail image

Small Steps. Big Rewards. Your Game Plan to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: A Heath Care Provider Toolkit
This three-booklet package helps people assess their risk for developing diabetes and implement a program to prevent or delay the onset of the disease and it includes an activity tracker and a fat and calorie counter.

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You Are the Heart of Your Family... Take Care of it
This bilingual flip chart can help promotoras, community health workers, and other health educators teach Hispanic and Latino Americans about the link between diabetes and heart disease. The flip chart includes easy-to-understand illustrations, scripted presentations in Spanish and English, and questions to facilitate discussion.

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Page last updated September 10, 2014


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