CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  NIDDK - National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

NDEP is a partnership of the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and more than 200 public and private organizations.

Health Care Professionals

When patients are successful at making changes in their behaviors, health outcomes improve.

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Let Diabetes HealthSense help you help your patients identify their priorities, set goals, and think through the steps necessary to achieve those goals—putting them on the path to success.

Diabetes HealthSense provides easy access to resources that support people with diabetes and those at risk for the disease in making lifestyle changes and coping with stress and negative emotions. Diabetes HealthSense also includes resources to facilitate behavior change in your practice. Let Diabetes HealthSense help you help your patients live well—whether they have diabetes or are at risk for the disease.

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Find Research Articles

Click here to find research articles on the science of behavior change and psychological health.

Resources for You and Your Patients

Visit the Diabetes HealthSense homepage to find resources to help you help your patients manage their diabetes more effectively. Or, explore the selection of resources for health care professionals and patients below:

Selected Resources for Health Care Professionals

  • ACP Diabetes Care Guide

    Registration Required

    This guide helps health care professionals improve care delivered to patients with diabetes across the entire spectrum—from prevention, screening and initial diagnosis to care of the hospitalized patient.  Includes tools and information to help patients manage their diabetes and make positive lifestyle changes.

    American College of Physicians (ACP)

  • Group Visit Starter Kit

    Registration Required

    This kit contains resources for health care teams that want to begin offering group visits for their patients.  Group visits offer staff a new and more satisfying way to interact with patients that makes efficient use of resources, improves access, and uses group process to help motivate behavior change and improve outcomes.

    Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

  • These prerecorded lectures from experts in the field of diabetes cover topics ranging from prediabetes to foot care to diabetic emergencies.

    PRESENT Diabetes

Selected Resources for Patients

Click here to view a list of selected patient resources on healthy eating, being active, weight management, and coping with stress and emotions.

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Find Recognized Diabetes Self-Management Programs in Your Area

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Publications from NDEP

NDEP Publications for Health Care Professionals

NDEP Publications for Patients

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Other Websites from NDEP

  • Practice Transformation for Physicians and Health Care Teams
    Provides health care professionals with information, models, links, resources, and tools to help assess needs for systems change, develop strategic plans, implement tools for action, and evaluate the systems change process
  • Diabetes at Work
    Provides employers with information to help reduce healthcare costs and improve productivity by keeping their employees healthy

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