Translating Research into Practice
A sampling of relevant organizational initiatives and publications that address the movement of diabetes-related research findings into practice are listed below.
Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) Division of Diabetes Translation (DDT)
This CDC division works to translate science into daily practice by taking information from clinical trials and incorporating it into clinical and public health practices. The division facilitates the efficient, fair, and effective availability of these services to all Americans affected by diabetes.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's RE-AIM Framework
This organization provides the RE-AIM framework for researchers, practitioners and policy-makers who wish to evaluate health behavior interventions. Focusing on physical activity, but not specifically related to diabetes, the website provides several publications relating to evidence-based practices and translating research into practice.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Improving Chronic Illness Care (ICIC)
This initiative provides information and tools for improving chronic illness care in your practice and initiating an improvement process. It also provides an in-depth explanation of the Chronic Care Model.
Incorporating the results of diabetes research into clinical practice. By Clark C, Chin M, Davis S et al.
Diabetes Translation Research: Where Are We and Where Do We Want To Be? By Narayan K, Evan B, Gregg E, et al.
The following and other publications of interest can be found in Pub Med:
Quality of care: assessment. By Rao AA, Sridhar GR. Lipids Health Dis. 2007 Apr 19;6:12
Impact of a two-arm educational program for improving diabetes care in primary care centres. Stem E, Benbassat C, Godlfracht M. Int J Clin Pract. 2005 Oct;59(10):1126-30
Research navigating the course of clinical practice in diabetes. Delahanty L, Nathan D. J Am Diet Assoc. 2004 Dec;104(12):1846-53
Moving diabetes care from science to practice: the evolution of the National Diabetes Prevention and Control Program. Murphy D, Chapel T, Clark C. Ann Intern Med. 2004 Jun 1;140(11):978-84
AADE Supported Research
The AADE Education and Research Foundation seeks grant applications focused on process-outcome linkages. Learn more about our current grant opportunities.