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Tools

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.

10 Reasons Why Adults With Diabetes Should Exercise

1. To increase bone density and prevent osteoporosis. As we live longer, osteoporosis is becoming one of the major health problems associated with old age. It affects some 20 million women and 5 million men and leads to more than 250,000 hip fractures each year. Exercise delays the onset of …

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Tool for Your Practice: NIH’s NIDDK Clearinghouse Website

NIH’s  NIDDK Clearinghouse website. The site includes links to an online publications catalog, so you can order NIDDK materials 24 hours a day. You can order single free copies of most materials or place a bulk order. A lot of great information and materials for your patients. Check it out …

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Tips for Children with Type 2 Diabetes Series

From the National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDEP) These colorful tip sheets provide basic information about type 2 diabetes and encourage young people to take steps to manage the disease for a long and healthy life. Written in simple language, the tip sheets are helpful for anyone who has type 2 …

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Booklet to Help Older Adults Stay Healthy

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality today released a booklet for older adults called The Pocket Guide to Staying Healthy at 50+. This guide incorporates new research-based recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. The guide was developed in partnership with AARP and updates the original Staying Healthy …

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School Foods Tool Kit

A guide to improving school foods and beverages. This kit includes goals and strategies for improving school foods and beverages as well as background materials and fact sheets on children’s diets and health, school meal programs, and vending and other school food venues. It also has a section on techniques …

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