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A list of best practices, clinical practice guidelines resources, and evidence-based models for Health Professionals ADA DiabetesPro – Professional Resources Online Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) http://www.ahrq.gov/ Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Links to CMS benefits and services related to diabetes prevention and management for providers.  Centers for Medicare & Medicaid: Website where you can find lots of information about diabetes, related benefits and services, provider training and products. – This link is in right sidebar. Bad Links:  Medicare Diabetes Screening Services: This link offers an overview of Diabetes, and CMS benefits/services.  Medicare Diabetes Preventative Services: A brochure for Physicians, Providers, Suppliers, and Other Health Care Professionals outlining the diabetes-related preventative services that Medicare covers.  Medicare Preventative Services Quick Information: A quick reference chart for Physicians, Providers, Suppliers, and other health care professionals, outlining the preventative services that Medicare covers. Chronic Disease Self-Management Program – Stanford Medicine http://patienteducation.stanford.edu/programs/cdsmp.html Chronic Kidney Disease Clinical Practice Guidelines from the NKDEP – BAD LINK Here is home page: www.niddk.nih.gov/Pages/default.aspx Cultural Competency in Health Services and Care – A Guide for Health Care Providers, 2010 http://diabetes.doh.wa.gov/resources-for-health-professionals-2/clinical-practice-guidelines-1/CulturalComp.pdf/view Guidelines for the Practice of Diabetes Education – Changed to: Diabetes Educator Practice Levels www.diabeteseducator.org/docs/default-source/legacy-docs/_resources/pdf/general/praclev2014.pdf?sfvrsn=9 Guidelines for the practice of diabetes education from the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) Resources from the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) on evidence-based strategies for diabetes education: • Guidelines for the Practice of Diabetes Education Bad Links: • The Scope of Practice, Standards of Practice, and Standards of Professional Performance for Diabetes Educators • National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education Healthy Eyes Toolkit – National Eye Institute (NEI) https://nei.nih.gov/healthyeyestoolkit/ Healthy Weight Gain During Pregnancy: a Clinician’s Tool http://here.doh.wa.gov/materials/healthy-pregnancy-weight-gain Indian Health Services Standards of Care for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes http://www.ihs.gov/MedicalPrograms/Diabetes/index.cfm?module=toolsClinicalGuidelines Infection Prevention during Blood Glucose Monitoring and Insulin Administration http://www.cdc.gov/injectionsafety/blood-glucose-monitoring.html Making Systems Changes for Better Diabetes Care – Changed to: Practice Transformation for Physicians and Health Care Teams http://ndep.nih.gov/hcp-businesses-and-schools/practice-transformation/ National Diabetes Education Initiative http://www.ndei.org/index.aspx National Diabetes Education Program http://www.ndep.nih.gov/index.aspx National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) http://www.guideline.gov/ Organizations Offering Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) http://diabetes.doh.wa.gov/resources-for-the-general-public/Organizations%20that%20offer%20the%20Chronic%20Disease%20Self%20Management%20Program-11-05-09_.pdf/view Screening Adults for Type 2 Diabetes: A Review of the Evidence for the U.S. Preventative Task Force http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=716014&issueno=3 Summary of Revisions for the 2009 Clinical Practice Recommendations http://diabetes.doh.wa.gov/resources-for-health-professionals-2/clinical-practice-guidelines-1/copy_of_Summary%20of%202009%20Revision%20to%20Clinic%20Practice%20Guidelines.pdf/view The Sweet Success Express Program (SSEP) http://www.sweetsuccessexpress.com/

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The Diabetes Connection serves as a clearinghouse of activities, ideas, best practices, links and resources. This website exists to convey useful, credible information to Washington State Diabetes Network, and to foster collaboration and communication. The Washington State Diabetes Network is made up of a broad array of organizations and people working in public, private, tribal, community and academic/training sectors to prevent and control diabetes and hypertension among residents of Washington.
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