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Building Capacity

Take patient care to the next level through practice transformation, promoting medication adherence, and improving diabetes care within a changing health care delivery system.


Guiding Principles for the Care of People With or at Risk for Diabetes

These principles identify and synthesize areas of agreement among existing guidelines to help guide health care teams in delivering quality care to adults with or at risk for diabetes.

Redesigning the Health Care Team: Diabetes Prevention and Lifelong Management

Gain knowledge and skills for implementing multidisciplinary team care for people with diabetes in clinical settings. Team care helps to reduce the human and economic toll of diabetes through a continuous, proactive, planned, patient-centered, and population-based approach to care.

Practice Transformation for Physicians and Health Care Teams

Improve diabetes care in the context of changing your health care delivery system. This site helps providers understand the challenges related to team care and technology, as well as new ways of interacting with patients and communities.

Working Together to Manage Diabetes: A Toolkit for Pharmacy, Podiatry, Optometry, and Dentistry (PPOD)

The PPOD Toolkit shows pharmacy, podiatry, optometry, and dentistry practitioners how they can work with each other—and with other members of the health care team—to promote better outcomes among people with diabetes.

  • Page last reviewed: February 19, 2016
  • Page last updated: February 19, 2016
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    • National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Diabetes Translation