U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

National Diabetes Education Program

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  • These validated patient survey tools work to assess patient and health care professional attitudes, wishes, and needs in diabetes management, a vital and valuable part of patient-centred quality of care improvement.

    DAWN (Diabetes Attitutes, Wishes, and Needs) Study

  • This colorful, easy-to-read tip sheet encourages teens with type 2 diabetes to feel OK about themselves and their diabetes. It provides tips to help them deal with the ups and downs of diabetes--to reach out and get support from others, to involve their family and the health care team, and to take action to manage the disease for a long and healthy life.