Informational Links


Diabetes Links for Professionals

 
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
http://www.eatright.org
Home Food Safety, Food Allergens, Healthy Weight, Eat Right Nutrition Tips, Disease and Condition, Popular Diet Review, Professional content.

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists 
http://www.aace.com
AACE has reached out to clinical endocrinologists throughout the nation and abroad to enlist their participation in an association dedicated to the principles of patient care, education and clinical research….”

American Association of Diabetes Educators 
https://www.diabeteseducator.org/
"AADE is a multidisciplinary association of health care professionals dedicated to integrating successful self-management as a key outcome in the care of people with diabetes and related conditions.”

American Diabetes Association 
http://www.diabetes.org
Information for patients on types of diabetes, basic diabetes information, living with diabetes, food and fitness, recipes and What Can I Eat.

American Diabetes Association 
https://professional.diabetes.org/ 
DiabetesPro contains online professional resources such as journals, slides, educational programs and other valuable resources.

American Diabetes Association Safe At School
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL17E994B8BC063D31
YouTube clips that can be used for refresher or teaching: Diabetes Basics, Hypoglycemia, Hyperglycemia, Insulin Pen and more.

Information on: Nutrition, Physical Activity, Weight Management, Stress Management, Fats & Oils, Quit Smoking.

Celiac Foundation 
http://www.celiac.org/
Information on diet& life style, Kids Corner, Awareness, News & Events, Gluten-Free Resource Directory.

The mission of Camp Hendon is to give children with diabetes a life changing experience that empowers them to take control of their journey with diabetes.

Center for Disease Control 
http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes
" CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation translates diabetes research into daily practice to understand the impact of the disease, influence health outcomes, and improve access to quality health care.”

Clinical Diabetes Management Podcast Series
http://cdc.gov/podcasts
Accessing the podcasts is easy –
1. Click on the link above
2. Click on the "Browse" tab
3. Scroll down to "By Series"
4. Select "Clinical Diabetes Management" and click "Go"

The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program helps communities create solutions that make it easier for people to be healthy in their own communities, focusing on specific factors that we know affect health.

Learn how to implement worksite wellness programs to improve the lives of your employees and lower the costs of health care and missed productivity for your company

Diabetes Forecast 
http://forecast.diabetes.org
Diabetes Forecast magazine is the premier lifestyle magazine for people with diabetes.

Diabetes in Control 
http://www.diabetesincontrol.com
Find diabetes assistance programs, where to donate diabetes supplies, insurance laws, support, diabetes resources, treatment, and more ...

Diabetes Resources for School and Youth
http://ndep.nih.gov/hcp-businesses-and-schools/Schools.aspx
Find tools to empower school personnel, parents, and students to ensure a safe learning environment and equal access to educational opportunities for all students with diabetes. Also learn about diabetes in children and adolescents and how you can help them manage their diabetes.

Juvenile Research Diabetes Foundation International 
http://www.jdrf.org/
Improving lives and curing Type 1 diabetes. Information on research, life with type 1 diabetes, publications and advocacy.

Health Care Communities - Share, Learn, Improve
http://www.healthcarecommunities.org/
HealthcareCommunities.org (HC) is a web-based knowledge management system that provides multiple means for the healthcare quality improvement community to share knowledge and contribute to each others’ QI work.

HealthShare is your source of trustworthy information about the quality of health care in the greater Louisville Area. Use it to make more informed decisions about your health care.

Kentuckiana Health Collaborative 
http://www.khcollaborative.org/
The Kentuckiana Health Collaborative (KHC) is dedicated to improving health status and healthcare in Greater Louisville and Southern Indiana and is convened by the UAW/Ford Community Health Initiative. The group is comprised of representatives that have a major stake in improving the healthcare system such as healthcare providers, health plans, hospitals, employers, government, labor unions, non-profit advocacy groups including Greater Louisville Medical Society, and other healthcare-related stakeholders.

Kentucky Diabetes Prevention and Control Program
http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/info/dpqi/cd/diabetes.htm
The Diabetes Prevention and Control Program is a population-based, public health initiative consisting of a network of state, regional and local health professionals whose mission is to reduce new cases of diabetes as well as the sickness, disability and death associated with diabetes and its complications.

National Diabetes Education Program
http://www.ndep.nih.gov/
NDEP translates the latest science and spreads the word that diabetes is serious, common, and costly, yet controllable and, for type 2, preventable. FREE educational materials available.

Obesity Informational and Educational Resource Links
Obesity Action Coalition Education Materials - http://www.obesityaction.org/educational-resources
The Obesity Society TOS Education Materials - http://www.obesity.org/education
Re-Think OBESITY Education Materials - http://www.rethinkobesity.com/patient-materials.html
Your Weight Matters Education Materials - http://www.yourweightmatters.org/why-your-weight-matters/

Practice Transformation for Physicians and Health Care Teams
http://ndep.nih.gov/hcp-businesses-and-schools/practice-transformation/
The content of this website is designed to help physicians, health care professionals and health care administrators across the country who want to change the system of health care delivery around diabetes. NDEP believes that practice change is essential to provide the type of evidence-based care recommended by the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model to effectively manage diabetes, prevent its serious complications, and delay or prevent type 2 diabetes. The PCMH incorporates dimensions of patient-centered care presented by the Institute of Medicine and the Chronic Care Model. This site is organized according to those dimensions..

Worksite Wellness in Kentucky
http://kentucky.stateofwellness.org/
This website is dedicated solely to worksite wellness program implementation and support. It offers free educational webinars, the latest evidence-based strategic tools and resources, on-going expert technical assistance, and opportunities for peer benchmarking and sharing of best practices. The web site serves as home to the Kentucky Worksite Wellness Initiative, the Barren River Worksite Wellness pilot project, School Staff Health Promotion Resources (K-12), and the University Wellness Alliance of Kentucky (UWAK).




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