Diabetes Prevention and Management Resources

General Public, Health Care Providers and Other Health Professionals

The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)

The AADE is a multi-disciplinary professional membership organization dedicated to improving diabetes care through innovative education, management and support. Practice and patient resources, research, news and publications, and other materials are available at the AADE website.

American Diabetes Association (ADA)

This organization funds research and delivers services to help prevent diabetes and help those who have diabetes live healthier lives. The ADA website includes basic information about diabetes, diabetes risk tests, information about living with diabetes, among other services.

American Medical Association (AMA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Preventing Type 2 Diabetes: A Guide

This guide provides information to help health care providers refer patients with prediabetes to an evidence-based diabetes prevention program.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – Diabetes Page

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Diabetes page includes basic information about diabetes prevention and control, diabetes programs and initiatives, and data and statistics relating to diabetes in the United States.

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP)

On the CDC NDPP page, people can learn about prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, how to join a CDC-recognized diabetes prevention lifestyle change program to help prevent or delay type 2 diabetes, and how to find a program near them.

"Do I Have Prediabetes" Prediabetes Awareness Website

Provides materials developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Diabetes Association, the American Medical Association, with the Ad Council for individuals interested in learning their risk for prediabetes and for health care providers who want to learn more about how to talk to their patients about prediabetes. An online prediabetes risk test, a print-out risk test, and information related to preventing and reversing prediabetes are also included on this website.

Local IMPACT

The Local Initiatives for Multi-Sector Public Health Action (Local IMPACT) project aims to implement intensive, location-specific strategies in community and health system settings through Local IMPACT partnerships to prevent obesity and diabetes, and prevent and control heart disease and stroke, with a focus on reducing health disparities among adults. Implementation of these strategies will be tracked through a number of specific performance measures.

National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

The NACDD Preventing Type 2 Diabetes: Tools & Resources page includes materials on prediabetes awareness for the employer, general public, and health care provider.

National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)

This program works with partners to reduce the burden of diabetes and prediabetes by facilitating the adoption of proven approaches to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes and the complications of diabetes. NDEP is a joint program of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health. Provides resources to learn how to make healthy lifestyle choices to help prevent or manage diabetes, prevent complications, and improve quality of life.

National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) for Healthcare Professionals

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.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

The NIDDK conducts, supports, and coordinates research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) "Small Steps. Big Rewards"

The NIDDK "Small Steps. Big Rewards." page includes information for patients at risk for type 2 diabetes on lifestyle modification strategies.

National Kidney Foundation (NKF)

The NKF is the leading organization in the U.S. dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease for hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals, millions of patients and their families, and tens of millions of Americans at risk.

Psychosocial Care for People With Diabetes: A Position Statement of the American Diabetes Association

This article provides diabetes care providers with evidence-based guidelines for psychosocial assessment and care of people with diabetes and their families.

Quality and Technical Assistance Center of NY (QTAC) National Diabetes Prevention Program

On the QTAC-NY NDPP website, people can learn about their risk and find a National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) program.

Resources for Children, Parents and Schools

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Institute of Health (NIH) Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed: A Guide for School Personnel 2016

Updated in 2016, this guide provides practical tools and important information for children, families and schools, to ensure a safe learning environment for students with diabetes.

Children with Diabetes: A Resource Guide for Families and Schools

The New York State Department of Health, "Children with Diabetes: A Resource Guide for Families and Schools," was revised in 2012 and provides practical tools and important information for school personnel, allowing children with diabetes to participate fully and safely in the school setting.