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Diabetes Prevention and Control Program Resources for Professionals

Interested in receiving a weekly newsletter with the latest in diabetes-related news, conferences, journal articles, and resources?  Sign up for the Wisconsin Diabetes Weekly listserv by sending an email to Pam Geis.
Here is a sample (PDF, 380 KB) of the Wisconsin Diabetes Weekly.

Choose one of the following links to see resources for that topic.

Guidelines

Wisconsin Diabetes Mellitus Essential Care Guidelines
This link directs you to the professional version of the Guidelines portion of our website.  All materials (Guidelines, Self-Management Record and Information Booklet, and Personal Diabetes Care Record) are available at this link.

2012 American Diabetes Association Clinical Practice Recommendations (exit DHS)
ADA Clinical Practice Guidelines are based on a complete review of the relevant literature by a diverse group of highly trained clinicians.

Children and Adolescents with Diabetes

Students with Diabetes: A Resource Guide for Wisconsin Schools and Families, 2010
This link will direct you to another page with links for the complete Resource Guide as well as links for each of the different sections.  The Resource Guide was developed for families and schools that care for students with diabetes and offers information, forms, and tools. 

National Diabetes Education Program Resources on Children and Adolescents (exit DHS)
This website has many resources for those caring for the child or adolescent with diabetes, including answers to parent's questions when their child is diagnosed with diabetes, a resource guide on helping the student with diabetes succeed, and many tip sheets for the child with diabetes. 

Diabetes-Related Websites

Because of the high number of Diabetes-Related Websites, these are placed on a separate web page.

Educational Opportunities

Educational Opportunities
This link directs you to the Educational Opportunities section of this website.  This website will post both professional and consumer trainings related to diabetes.

Facts and Figures

Wisconsin Diabetes Facts and Figures
This link directs you to the Facts and Figures portion of our website.  The 2011 Burden of Diabetes in Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Diabetes Surveillance Report 2005 are available at this link.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Diabetes Data and Trends (exit DHS)
This link directs you to the Diabetes Data and Trends section on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.  This website has information on diabetes-related data for the entire country, as well as data for each state.

General Resources

Managing Health Care Waste (exit DHS)
This link directs you to a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources website on managing health care waste, which includes information for households and non-households, as well as additional resources. 

Managing Household Medical Sharps (exit DHS)
This link directs you to a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources website on managing household medical sharps.  It includes information on correct packaging and disposal, as well as collection stations in Wisconsin.

Medical Sharps Collection (exit DHS)
This link directs you to a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources website on Wisconsin's Sharps Collection Program.

Blood Sugar Log Booklet
This booklet provides a place to record three months of blood sugar test results.

Medication/Prescription Assistance

Needy Meds (exit DHS)
Needy Meds is a resource for finding Patient Assistance Programs and other assistance with the cost of healthcare.

Partnership for Prescription Assistance (exit DHS)
The Partnership for Prescription Assistance brings together America’s pharmaceutical companies, doctors, other health care providers, patient advocacy organizations and community groups to help qualifying patients who lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need through the public or private program that’s right for them.

Other Wisconsin Programs

Wisconsin Arthritis Program
The Wisconsin Arthritis Program partners with a variety of groups to improve the quality of life for people with arthritis through promoting physical activity and supporting evidence-based self-management programs.

Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (exit DHS)
The Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Control Program works to address prevention, screening and detection, treatment, quality of life, and palliative care of cancer in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program
The Wisconsin Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program works to detect and treat risk factors, improve early identification and treatment, and prevent recurrence and complications of heart disease and stroke.

Wisconsin Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Prevention Program
The Wisconsin Nutrition and Physical Activity Program works to increase healthy eating and physical activity in order to reduce the burden of obesity and associated conditions in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Tobacco Prevention and Control Program
The Wisconsin Tobacco Prevention and Control Program works to address prevention and treatment of tobacco products in Wisconsin.

Resource Guides

Students with Diabetes: A Resource Guide for Wisconsin Schools and Families, 2010
This link will direct you to another page with a link for the complete Resource Guide as well as links for each of the different sections.  The Resource Guide was developed for families and schools that care for students with diabetes and offers information, forms, and tools. 

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Last Revised: June 02, 2014