Resources for living well
This obesity primer consists of 10 booklets that address adult obesity in the primary care setting. It offers practical recommendations on evaluating patients for health risks related to weight, understanding medication and surgical options, improving communication and counseling, and making office environments more accommodating to obese patients.
American Medical Association (AMA)
This guide provides a set of generic principles that can be used as the basis for planning, delivering, and evaluating public health activities aimed at changing health-related behaviors.
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
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 guide for health care professionals provides comprehensive diabetes information on prevention and control and cardiovascular disease.
California Medical Association Foundation
This website provides access to program models, tools, and resources to enable health care professionals to provide self-management support for adults with diabetes in real world clinical and community settings. En español
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
These handouts provide facilitators with tools to implement the DPP intervention using strategies to achieve nutrition, physical activity and weight loss goals. En español
Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)
This kit contains resources for health care teams that want to begin offering group visits for their patients. Group visits offer staff a new and more satisfying way to interact with patients that makes efficient use of resources, improves access, and uses group process to help motivate behavior change and improve outcomes.
Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)
This brochure for health care professionals details the steps to using change interventions with diabetes patients to move them toward disease self-management. En español
California Diabetes Program
Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes: A Toolkit Addressing Psychosocial Issues for American Indian and Alaska Native Peoples can help health care professionals address psychosocial issues with American Indian and Alaska Native Peoples. The toolkit contains a variety of culturally appropriate materials.
National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)
This resource provides health care professionals with a set of tested resources and tools to share with patients and families in the day-to-day management of chronic conditions.
Improving Chronic Illness Care
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