Health Care Professionals
Health 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.
Diabetes Management & Prevention Resources
Promoting Medication Adherence in Diabetes
This web resource supports health care professionals in promoting medication taking-behavior among their patients and within their teams.
GAME PLAN for Preventing 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 Principles for the Care of People With or at Risk for Diabetes
This evidence-based resource 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.
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.
This resource offers behavior change tools and articles for health care professionals who support their patients in lifestyle change.
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.
The CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program
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.
Diabetes Resources for Specific Populations
Diabetes Resources for Older Adults
Visit the Diabetes Resources in Older Adults homepage to find educational materials and other resources that might be appropriate for your older adult patients or clients.
Pediatric to Adult 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 will also find these materials helpful.
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.
Patient Education Materials
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, women with a history of gestational diabetes, and youth. Many materials are available in English, Spanish, and 17 additional languages. All materials are copyright-free.