Diabetes Management

NDEP provides resources for health care teams and patients to help improve patient health and prevent diabetes-related complications.

Materials for People with Diabetes and their Family Members

Individuals with diabetes can learn more about what it means to have diabetes and how to manage their condition, prevent complications, and seek appropriate care to improve their quality of life and health outcomes.

Diabetes Distress and Depression

People with diabetes often face psychological, social and emotional challenges as part of living with a chronic disease. These resources can help healthcare professionals in working with individuals with diabetes and their families.

How to Help a Loved One Cope with Diabetes pdf icon[PDF – 918K]

Tips for helping a loved one cope with diabetes.

Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes Toolkit

Address the emotional issues that often accompany diabetes among American Indians and Alaska Natives, including depression and substance use.

Medication Adherence

Optimal medication-taking behaviorexternal icon is a collaborative process of communication and understanding between patients and their health care teams. This collection of resources for health care professionals and their patients, helps patients adhere to medications as prescribed.

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.

Link to additional related resources NDEP has collected on this topic
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Page last reviewed: January 17, 2017