Practice Resources

Tools for Diabetes Educators

We are committed to developing tools that you can use in your practice and with colleagues. They include tips for helping prescribers understand what you do and the value you bring to the larger diabetes care team, resources that help your group education classes come alive and guidance for implementing best practices in your facility. Additional helpful resources are found within this site's larger Practice area and also in Patient Resources.

Tips for Reaching Prescribers

Tips and tactics for showcasing your value with prescribers. Features advice and success stories from your colleagues about how they have made inroads in getting patient referrals and becoming part of the larger healthcare team. Includes a PowerPoint presentation. 

Insulin Injection Resources

Tip sheets to use when assisting your patients with understanding how insulin works and teaching proper injection techniques. Includes an overview on understanding how insulin works, learning how to inject, and an insulin assessment checklist.  

Conversation Prompt Deck Tools

In 2016, AADE updated these popular tools that were designed to stimulate conversation within group classes. One covers the AADE7 Self-Care Behaviors™ and is available in English and Spanish, and the other is on the major complications of diabetes. 

American Medical Group Foundation Diabetes Toolkit

Toolkit created by AMGF to help practitioners working within medical groups and integrated health systems to implement best practices and address many of the common challenges associated with effectively managing type 2 diabetes. 

Blood Glucose Monitoring Resources

Medication Adherence Resources

Developed in 2016, these tip sheets were designed for diabetes educators to use with their patients to illustrate the importance of blood glucose monitoring. They include expert recommendations and provide tips for safe, accurate testing. 

Developed in 2016, this series of tip sheets offer suggestions for ensuring that people with diabetes take their medicines as prescribed. 

Insulin Infusion Set Resources

Cardiovascular Disease Resources

Developed in 2016, these resources will help ducators navigate the complex topic of insulin infusion sets and guide discussions with patients to manage unexplained hyperglycemia.

Developed in 2016, these resources cover the link between diabetes and CVD, offer targets of care, give tips on avoiding heart disease and provide a list of questions people with diabetes should ask their healthcare team.
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