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Blood Glucose Monitoring - Children - Clinical Trials - Community Tools -
Disaster/Emergency Preparedness
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Flu and Pneumonia
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African American Resources

African Americans and Diabetes (ADA)
Diabetes Disparities Among Racial and Ethnic Minorities (AHRO)
(html) (pdf)
Diabetes in African Americans (NDIC)
On the Move to Better Heart Health for African Americans (NHLBI)
National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)

Ask an Expert

Dentists
Diabetes Education Programs
Diabetes Educators
Dietitians
Endocrinologists
Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs)
Nurses
Ophthalmologists
Optometrists
Pharmacists
Podiatrists

Associations/Agencies/Acronyms

Directory of Diabetes Organizations (NIDDK)
Directory of Health Organizations Online (NLM)
AACE (American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists)
AADE (American Association of Diabetes Educators)
AAFP (American Academy of Family Physicians)
AAIP (Association of American Indian Physicians)
AAO (American Academy of Ophthalmology)
AAP (American Association of Periodontology)
AAPCHO (Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations)
ACA (Amputee Coalition of America)
ADA (American Dental Association)
ADA (American Diabetes Association)
ADA (American Dietetic Association)
ADHA (American Dental Hygienist’s Association)
AHA (American Heart Association)
AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
ANCC (American Nurses Credentialing Center)
AOA (Administration on Aging)
AOA (American Optometric Association)
APMA (American Podiatric Medical Association)
CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
CFSAN (Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition)
EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)
JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International)
Joslin Diabetes Center
KC-CDC (Kansas City Chronic Disease Coalition)
MAFP (Missouri Academy of Family Physicians)
MASN (Missouri Association of School Nurses)
MDA (Missouri Dental Association)
MDA (Missouri Dietetic Association)
Medicare
MHA (Missouri Hospital Association)
Missouri Department of Social Services, Rehabilitation Services for the Blind
NCBDE (National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators)
NDEP (National Diabetes Education Program)
NDIC (National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse)
NEI (National Eye Institute)
NFB (National Federation of the Blind)
NHLBI (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)
NIDCR (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)
NIDDK (National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases)
NKDEP (National Kidney Disease Education Program)
NLLIC (National Limb Loss Information Center)
NWHRC (National Women’s Health Resource Center)
SLADE (St. Louis Association of Diabetes Educators)
United Way - 211

American Indians/Alaskan Natives Resources

Diabetes Resources for Native Americans (AAIP)
Diabetes Disparities Among Racial and Ethnic Minorities (AHRO)
(html) (pdf)
Diabetes in American Indians and Alaskan Natives (NDIC)
National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)
Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention (USDHHS Indian Health Service)
Take Care of Your Heart-Manage Your Diabetes
The Eagle Books: Stories about Growing Strong and Preventing Diabetes

Asian/Pacific Islander Resources

Asian American Diabetes Initiative (Joslin)
Diabetes Disparities Among Racial and Ethnic Minorities (AHRO)
   (html) (pdf)
Diabetes Education Fact Sheet (AAPCHO)
Diabetes in Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (NDIC)
Diabetes in Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (NIDDK)
Diabetes Prevention Tip Sheets (NDEP)
Diabetes Related Resources (AAPCHO)
National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)
Online Diabetes Resources (Non-English)
Silent Trauma – Diabetes, Health Status and the Refugee.  Southeast Asians in the United States (NDEP)

Blood Glucose Monitoring

Prevent Diabetes Problems: Keep Your Diabetes Under Control (NDIC)
(English html) (English pdf) (Spanish html) (Spanish pdf)
Checking Your Blood Glucose (ADA)
If You Have Diabetes, Know Your Blood Sugar Numbers

Children/Adolescents

Children with Diabetes
Diabetes in Children and Adolescents (NDEP)
Diabetes in Children and Adolescents (MCH Library)
For Parents and Kids (ADA)
Juvenile Diabetes (MedlinePlus)
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
Resources on Children and Adolescents (NDEP)
School Discrimination (ADA)
The Eagle Books: Stories about Growing Strong and Preventing Diabetes
USDA for Kids
When Your Child is Diagnosed with Diabetes:  Parent’s Questions for the Health Care Team (NDEP)
Wizdom Kit (ADA)
(Also see Schools below)

Clinical Trials

CenterWatch: Clinical Trials Listing Services
ClinicalTrials.gov
Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)
Joslin Clinical Research Section
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)

Community Tools

Dental/Mouth/Gums

Diabetes and Periodontal Disease (AAP) (English)
Diabetes and Oral Health (NOHIC)
Diabetes and Your Oral Health (ADA)
Diabetes: Dental Tips (NIDCR)
(English-html) (Spanish-html)
 Facts on Diabetes & Oral Health
Oral Health and Oral Hygiene (ADA)
Prevent Diabetes Problems: Keep Your Teeth and Gums Healthy (NDIC)
(English html) (English pdf) (Spanish html) (Spanish pdf)

Disaster/Emergency Preparedness

Diabetes Disaster Preparedness
Help for People with Diabetes Affected by Natural Disasters
Medical Advice for People with Diabetes in Emergency Situations
Tips for Emergency Preparedness

Eye Care

Diabetes Action Network (NFB)
Diabetic Eye Problems (MedlinePlus)
Diabetic Retinopathy (AOA)
Diabetic Retinopathy: What You Should Know (NEI)
Eye Care America
Prevent Diabetes Problems: Keep Your Eyes Healthy (NDIC)
(English html) (English pdf) (Spanish html) (Spanish pdf)

Feet

American Podiatric Medical Association
Amputee Coalition of America
Diabetic Foot (MedlinePlus)
LEAP (Lower Extremity Amputation Prevention Program)
National Limb Loss Information Center (NLLIC)
Prevent Diabetes Problems: Keep Your Feet and Skin Healthy (NDIC)
(English html) (English pdf) (Spanish html) (Spanish pdf)
Take Care of Your Feet for a Lifetime (NDEP)
(English-pdf) (Spanish-pdf)

Flu and Pneumonia

Find a Flu Shot Clinic
Flu and Pneumonia Immunization Campaign Materials
Influenza Web Page (DHSS)

General Patient Information

ADA Education Recognition Programs
Choose to Live – Your Diabetes Survival Guide
Diabetes and Me (CDC)
Diabetes at familydoctor.org (AAFP)
Diabetes Basics (ADA)
Diabetes Dictionary (NDIC) (English) (Spanish)
Diabetes Questions and Answers Fact Sheet
Diabetes Tutorial (Medline Plus)
Diagnosis of Diabetes (NDIC)
Four Steps to Control Your Diabetes for Life (NDEP)
Help a Loved One With Diabetes (NDEP)
( English) ( Spanish)
Healthfinder: Your Guide to Reliable Health Information
Health Information Translations
Healing Handbook for Persons with Diabetes
If You Have Diabetes . . . Know Your Blood Sugar Numbers!
(English) (Spanish)
Introduction to Diabetes (NDIC) (English) (Spanish)
Low Literacy Diabetes Information in Multiple Languages (Healthy Roads Media)
Medline Plus
Merck Manual Home Edition
National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)
National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC)
National Women's Health Information Center
Take Charge of Your Diabetes (CDC)
(English-html) (English-pdf)
The Power to Control Diabetes is in Your Hands (NDEP) (English and Spanish)

Gestational Diabetes (see Pregnancy)

Grants and Funding

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) (Developing and Writing Grant Proposals)
Foundation Center
Grants.gov
Grantsmanship Center, The
Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City
Missouri Foundation for Health
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Health Care Assistance

Advocacy and Legal Resources (ADA)
CareLink
Eye Care America
Find a Community Health Center (MPCA)
Senior Eye Care Program (SEP)

Heart Disease

Heart and Vascular Diseases (NHLBI)
Heart Disease and Stroke Fact Sheets (DHSS)
On the Move to Better Heart Health for African Americans (NHLBI)
Latino Cardiovascular Health Resources (NHLBI)
Heart Disease (DHSS)
Search Your Heart (AHA)
Prevent Diabetes Problems: Keep Your Heart and Blood Vessels Healthy (NDIC)
(English html) (English pdf) (Spanish html) (Spanish pdf)

Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar)/Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)

Hyperglycemia (High Blood Sugar) (ADA)
(ADA)
Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar)
(ADA)
(Merck Manual)
(NDIC)

Insurance Coverage (also see Medicaid and Medicare)

Health Insurance Options for People with Diabetes (ADA)

Kidney

Diabetes Insipidus (NKUDIC)
Diabetes Insipidus (MedlinePlus)
Diabetic Kidney Problems (MedlinePlus)
Kidney Connection Toolkit (NKDEP)
Kidney Disease of Diabetes (NKUDIC)
Kidney Failure: Choosing a Treatment That's Right for You (NKUDIC)
Missouri Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force Report and Recommendations
National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP)
Prevent Diabetes Problems: Keep Your Kidneys Healthy (NDIC)
(English html) (English pdf) (Spanish html) (Spanish pdf)

Medicaid

Missouri Medicaid Diabetic Supplies Management

Medicare

Diabetes Screening, Supplies, and Self-Management Training Covered by Medicare

Medication Assistance

Destination Rx
Free Medicine Foundation
Helpful Answers (Pfizer)
Helping Patients.org (Prescription Assistance Programs)
Needymeds.com: Assistance in obtaining medications
Novartis Savings Program
Patient Assistance Program RX (PAPrx)
The Medicine Program
Together Rx Access Card

Medications/Insulin

Ask the Pharmacist
Insulin Resistance and Pre-Diabetes (NDIC)
Medline Plus
US Food and Drug Administration
(Also see Medication Assistance above)

Nerves

Diabetic Neuropathies: The Nerve Damage of Diabetes (NDIC)
Diabetic Nerve Problems (MedlinePlus)
Prevent Diabetes Problems: Keep Your Nervous System Healthy (NDIC)
(English html) (English pdf) (Spanish html) (Spanish pdf)

Nutrition

American Dietetic Association
Cholesterol Low Down
Create a diet (NHLBI)
Diabetes Self-Management: Recipes
Diabetic Diet (MedlinePlus)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans (USDA)
Eat 5 a Day for Better Health
Eating Healthy with Diabetes – (English) (Spanish)
Fast Food Nutrition Facts
Food and Nutrition Information Center (USDA)
MyPyramid.gov (New Food Pyramid)
Nutrient Database (USDA)
Nutrition Assistance Program (USDA)
Nutrition and Recipes (ADA)
Nutrition Related Links (CDC)
Portion Size Guidelines – (English) (Spanish)
Taking a Closer Look at Labels (ADA)
US Food and Drug Administration
Weight Loss and Control (NIDDK)
What I Need to Know About Eating and Diabetes (NDIC)
(English) - (Spanish)

Patient Care

AACE: Management of Diabetes Mellitus: Medical Guidelines 2011
Better Diabetes Care (NDEP)
Chronic Care Model
Clinical Practice Recommendations (ADA)
Diabetes Mellitus (Merck Manual)
Diabetes Numbers at-a-Glance (NDEP)
Drug Information Databases
Feet Can Last a Lifetime – A Health Care Provider’s Guide to Preventing Diabetes Foot Problems
For Health Professionals and Scientists (ADA)
Health Care Professionals (NDEP)
Health Services Technology Assessment Texts (STAT) Free, web-based resource of full-text documents that provide health information and support health care decision making.
LEAP (Lower Extremity Amputation Prevention Program)
MedlinePlus: Interactive Health Tutorials
Missouri Consensus Diabetes Management Guideline for Adults
Missouri Consensus Screening Guidelines for Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes in a Medical Setting
National Guidelines Clearinghouse
PDR Free registration to US registered physicians.
Small Steps Big Rewards (NDEP)
Team Care: Comprehensive Lifetime Management for Diabetes (NDEP)
What You Need to Know as a Provider to Identify High Risk Patients
Working Together to Manage Diabetes:  A Guide for Pharmacists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, and Dental Professionals (NDEP)

Patient Education

Education Recognition Programs (ADA)
Diabetes Patient Education Materials (NDEP)
Eat 5 a Day for Better Health
For Health Professionals and Scientists (ADA)
Health Information Translations
HealthTranslations.com
Low Literacy Diabetes Information in Multiple Languages (Healthy Roads Media)
Nutrition Explorations

Physical Activity

Active Living Resource Center
American Council on Exercise

Exercise/Physical Fitness (NIH)
Move It! (NDEP)
Physical Activity (CDC)
Physical Activity and Health Fact Sheets (CDC)
Physical Activity in Your Daily Life (AHA)
Staying Active (AARP)
Surgeon General's Report on Physical Activity and Health
The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
Walking: A Step in the Right Direction (NIDDK)
(English) - (Spanish)
Weight Loss and Exercise (ADA)
What I Need to Know About Physical Activity and Diabetes (NIDDK)
(html) - (pdf)
Women’s Health, Diabetes and Physical Activity

Pre-Diabetes (see Prevention)

Pregnancy

Diabetes and Pregnancy (MedlinePlus)
Diabetes in Pregnancy (March of Dimes)
Gestational Diabetes (ADA)
Gestational Diabetes: What It Means for Me and My Baby (AAFP)
It’s Never Too Early to Prevent Diabetes:  A Lifetime of Small Steps for a Healthy Family (NDEP)
Did You Have Gestational Diabetes When You Were Pregnant? What You Need to Know
What I Need to Know About Gestational Diabetes (NDIC)

Prevention (Pre-Diabetes)

Am I at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?
(English html) (English pdf) (Spanish html) (Spanish pdf)
Diabetes Prevention (ADA)
Diabetes Prevention (NDEP)
Diabetes Prevention Tip Sheets (NDEP)
Insulin Resistance and Pre-Diabetes (NDIC)
LifeLine Screening
Pre-Diabetes At Risk Test
Small Steps Big Rewards Campaign
What is PreDiabetes? (ADA)

Schools

Advocacy and Legal Resources (ADA)
Diabetes Care at School (ADA)
Diabetes Care Tasks at School: What Key Personnel Need to Know (ADA)
Diabetes in Children and Adolescents
Eat 5 a Day for Better Health
Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed: A Guide for School
Nutrition Explorations
Planet Health: An Interdisciplinary Curriculum for Teaching Middle School Nutrition and Physical Activity
Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed: A Guide for School Personnel
USDA for Kids
Wizdom Kit (ADA)

Self-Management Tools

Choose to Live – Your Diabetes Survival Guide
Fact Sheets on Diabetes
4 Steps to Control Your Diabetes. For Life. - 4 Pasos para controlar la diabetes de por vida
(English) (Spanish)
Diabetes Intervention Toolkit-Patient Education Tools
Diabetes and Healthy Eating
If You Have Diabetes You Are at High Risk for Heart Attack & Stroke
(Spanish)

Sharps Disposal

Community Options for Safe Needle Disposal
EPA's Disposal of Medical Sharps
Home Guide for Proper Disposal of Needles and Lancets
Lancing Devices & Sharp Disposal (FDA)
Hazardous Waste Management Handbook for Small-Quantity Generators (Missouri)
Protect Yourself, Protect Others-Safe Options for Home Needle Disposal (EPA)
Safe Community Needle Disposal (CDC)
Sharps Inc - Sharps Disposal by Mail
Safe Needle Disposal

Smoking Cessation

American Lung Association
Great American Smokeout (American Cancer Society)
Smoking Cessation (MedlinePlus)
Smoking and Tobacco (DHSS)
Tobacco Cessation Guideline

Spanish Resources

Alimentos Saludables para la Diabetes (Healthy Eating With Diabetes)
Am I at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes? (NDIC)
(Spanish html) (Spanish pdf)
Caminar . . . Un paso en la dirección correcta (NIDDK)
Centros Para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC)
Diabetes and Oral Health (NOHIC)
Diabetes: Dental Tips (NIDCR)
(Spanish-html) (Spanish-pdf)
Diabetes Disparities Among Racial and Ethnic Minorities (AHRQ)
Diabetes in Hispanic Americans (NDIC)
Diabetes Information in Spanish (NDEP)
Diccionario de la Diabetes (NIDDK)
If You Have Diabetes You Are at High Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke (Spanish version)
Guia Para Determinar El Tamano De Una Porcion De Comida (Portion Size Guidelines)
Heart Disease and Stroke Fact Sheets (DHSS)
La Diabetes y Los Latinos (ADA)
Latino Cardiovascular Health Resources (NHLBI)
Latino Initiative (Joslin)
Lo que debo saber sobre alimentación y la diabetes (NIDDK)
Low Literacy Diabetes Information in Multiple Languages (Healthy Roads Media)
National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)
National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC)
Prevengamos la diabetes tipo 2.  Paso a Paso (NDEP)

Support Groups

Community Programs and Local Events (ADA)
How to Develop and Lead a Diabetes Support Group
Support Group Leadership Training Resource Manual

Transportation

Oats
Public Transportation Options in Your Community

Travel

Have Diabetes, Will Travel (NDEP)
Traveling with Diabetes (JDRF)

Worksite

Business and Managed Care (NDEP)
Diabetesatwork.org (NDEP)