Prevention and Education Resources
Individuals are more likely to continue behaviors that increase the risk of developing diabetes without targeted patient education about lifestyle modifications that can help prevent diabetes.
Diabetes Resources for Providers
- Provider Pulse Quarterly Newsletter. Johns Hopkins Healthcare’s quarterly provider newsletter features articles on diabetes screenings and education throughout the year.
- Johns Hopkins Medicine Diabetes Prevention and Education Program. Information on John Hopkins Medicine’s programs on diabetes prevention and diabetes self-management training. Referral information and a CME course is also available through these programs.
- Johns Hopkins Division of General Internal Medicine. Download handouts for patients from this website.
- Maryland Department of Health Diabetes Action Plan. A state-specific action plan to reduce the burden of diabetes in Maryland.
- Healthy People 2030 (Department of Health and Human Services Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion). Focuses on reducing diabetes cases, complications and deaths. Several topics include evidence-based resources.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – National Diabetes Prevention Program. Comprehensive and helpful information for health professionals and patients.
- The Community Preventive Services Task Force (Supported by CDC). Provides evidence-based findings and recommendations for population health.
- US Preventive Services Task Force. Evidence-based recommendations for screening for prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes.
- American Diabetes Association. Wealth of information and resources, including standards of care for diabetes and prediabetes.
- National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Clearing house for information on diabetes research and funding, statistics and general topics concerning diabetes.
- American Medical Association Diabetes Prevention. Features a diabetes prevention toolkit.
- Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Numerous tools and resources for health professionals.