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This section is dedicated to our loyal subscribers. These tools for your practice include charts & hand-held reference cards, instruction sheets for drugs, drug reference guides, handouts for your patients, and other educational tools for you and your patients that can be used as quick reference or printable material.

Patient-Health Care Provider Contract

“Patients First” Patient-Health Care Provider Contract: This simple easy to use contract is the ultimate chat insert, one copy for the patient and one copy for the chart, Just pull it out at every visit and have the patient reread and initial it.

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Symlin and Byetta

This week we have a cheat sheet on Symlin and Byetta. Information in a condensed format that you need to know when talking to patients who will be using the new drugs. Symlin/Byetta Cheat Sheet (pdf)

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Diabetes Health Record Card

Diabetes Health Record Card A wallet-sized diabetes self-management tool includes a list of necessary exams and how often they are recommended. All people with diabetes need to be actively involved in managing their diabetes. The CalDiabetes Diabetes Health Record card helps people with diabetes keep track of the basic tests …

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Basic Guidelines for Diabetes Care Packet

These Guidelines, developed by local and national diabetes experts, are consistent with the ADA’s Clinical Practice Recommendations. The Packet includes references and implementation tools for clinicians. The Basic Guidelines serve as a framework for developing diabetes care programs aimed at reducing the personal and societal impact of diabetes. The Basic …

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Joslin’s Nutrition Guidelines

Joslin’s Nutrition Guidelines (pdf) The Joslin Clinical Nutrition Guideline For Overweight and Obese Adults With Type 2 Diabetes, Prediabetes or Those at High Risk for Developing Type 2 Diabetes is designed to assist primary care physicians, specialists, and other healthcare providers in individualizing the care of and set goals for …

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Anatomy of MyPyramid

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Anatomy of MyPyramid describes how the symbol can be used to teach MyPyramid’s key concepts. The MyPyramid Web site provides information specifically for professionals, in addition to the content for consumers. Follow this link to a downloadable PDF you can print out and hand to your patients.

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Four Steps to Control Your Diabetes For Life

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Learn more about diabetes and the 4 steps you can take to control your diabetes and live a long, active life: Know Your Diabetes ABC Numbers -Manage Your Diabetes- Get Routine Care to Avoid Problems. Available at no cost:   Print version (PDF* 125k) http://www.ndep.nih.gov/diabetes/pubs/4_Steps.pdf   Html version http://www.ndep.nih.gov/diabetes/control/4Steps.htm

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Thriving With Diabetes Video

Thriving With Diabetes Video-Download this 9 minute video from Dr. Ian Blumer, author of Diabetes for Canadians for Dummies, and play it at your next program. Click here to watch video. 9min. 35sec. wma. If you would like to save this video, “right click” with your mouse, and choose “save …

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