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External link SILENT TRAUMA:Diabetes, Health Status, and the Refugee
Southeast Asians in the United States

This National Diabetes Education Program guide was developed for health care providers, public health leaders, policy makers, academics, and all who work closely on health issues among Southeast Asian Americans. It discusses:
  • That type 2 diabetes is a serious condition among Southeast Asian Americans
  • Misinterpreted traditional health practices that can lead to errors in diagnosis
  • The high prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder among Southeast Asian refugees that complicate diabetes care
  • The need for culturally appropriate health care, including mental health services
  • Promising practices for overcoming the many barriers to care
  • Recommendations and resources for health care providers and organizational leaders concerning special issues related to diabetes
External link Diabetic Eye Disease: An Educator's Guide
A patient education tool for health professionals and community-based educators who work with people who have diabetes. Formatted as a desktop flipchart with text to guide discussions and illustrations to show the patient. Includes a CD that features modules patients can use on their own, a PowerPoint slide presentation, and English and Spanish presentations that can be printed in PDF format.
External link Your GAME PLAN for Preventing Type 2 Diabetes
This booklet provides patients with information about their risk for developing diabetes and how to implement a program to prevent or delay the onset of the disease, including information about setting goals, tracking progress, implementing a walking program and finding additional resources.
External link The Pima Indians: Pathfinders for Health
Describes the role of the Pima Indians in helping to understand diabetes and details NIDDK's efforts to improve clinical care and self-management practices among this group. Illustrated with historic photos and Pima artwork.
External link Diabetes Prevention Program
Summarizes the findings of the Diabetes Prevention Program, a major clinical trial that, over the 3 years of the study, showed diet and exercise sharply reduced the chances that a person with impaired glucose tolerance would develop diabetes. Lists the risk factors for type 2 diabetes.
External link Diabetes Overview
This overview defines diabetes, including the various types and treatments. Provides information on the impact and cost of the disease, its increasing prevalence, and research being conducted by the Government and private organizations .
External linkpdf file Si Tiene Diabetes, Cuide Su Corazón (If You Have Diabetes, Take Care of Your Heart) Flipchart Presentation
This bilingual presentation tool makes it easy to educate Hispanic and Latino Americans about the link between diabetes and heart disease. The presentation includes easy-to-understand illustrations accompanied by a scripted presentation (in Spanish and English). Each flipchart also includes two copier-ready handouts.
External linkpdf file Team Care: Comprehensive Lifetime Management for Diabetes
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.
External link Working Together to Manage Diabetes: A Guide for Pharmacists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, and Dental Professionals
Use this interdisciplinary primer that focuses on diabetes-related conditions affecting the foot, eye, and mouth, as well as the issues related to drug therapy management. The primer promotes a team approach to comprehensive diabetes care and provides simple care recommendations to providers in making cross-disciplinary treatment referrals.
External linkpdf file Guiding Principles of Diabetes Care
Learn more about the essential components of quality diabetes care for people with diabetes and pre-diabetes, their families, health care providers, and insurers.
External link National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) - Patient Education Materials
NDEP has developed clinical practice tools and patient education materials that will help you to identify and counsel patients with pre-diabetes to help prevent the onset of the disease and work with patients with diabetes to take control and prevent the devastating complications.

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