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Clinical Practice Guidelines

A list of Clinical Practice Guideline resources for Health Professionals

ADA DiabetesPro Professional Resources Online

Search ADA's vast library of online resources to find quick answers to your clinical questions.

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Chronic Kidney Disease Clinical Practice Guidelines from the NKDEP

Clinical practice guidelines for managing chronic kidney disease from the National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP)

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Cultural Competency in Health Services and Care – A Guide for Health Care Providers

This guide is intended to increase the knowledge, understanding, and skills of those who provide health care in cross-cultural situations.

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Healthy Weight Gain During Pregnancy: a Clinician's Tool

This clinical practice guideline educates obstetric providers and nutritionists about appropriate weight gain during pregnancy, based on the new Institute of Medicine recommendations. The document provides tips for monitoring and counseling, and lists references and resources.

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Indian Health Services Standards of Care for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Clinical Guidelines from the IHS for the prevention and treatment of diabetes in American Indians and Alaska Natives.

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Making Systems Changes for Better Diabetes Care

This practical resource is designed to help health care professionals across the country make a difference in the way diabetes is prevented and treated.

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National Guideline Clearinghouse™ (NGC)

The National Guideline Clearinghouse™ (NGC) is an online public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.

Read More…, an award winning resource for health professionals, is the the website of the National Diabetes Education Initiative.

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Screening Adults for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Clinical practice guidelines for screening patients for Type 2 Diabetes , as reported in the February 2003 issue of Annuals of Internal Medicine

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Summary of Revisions for the 2009 Clinical Practice Recommendations

As published in the January 2009 edition of Diabetes Care

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American Stroke Month

May is American Stroke Month!

Partners throughout Washington are aiming to emphasize the ability of all people in Washington to act as "Stroke Heroes" - a campaign started by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.  Being a stroke hero means recognizing the signs and symptoms of a stroke and calling 9-1-1 right away.  Find AHA/ASA's Stroke Month resources here as well as a Stroke Education Toolkit here and join partners in educating communities to recognize a stroke F.A.S.T.

On this site, you'll find...
...activities, best practices, links and resources for the Washington State Diabetes Network to foster collaboration and communication. From 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 Washington residents.
Learn Your Risk for Prediabetes


 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember phone number for people to call for health and human service information and referrals and other assistance to meet their needs, including diabetes prevention and management. Dial 2-1-1 or visit