Diabetes Mellitus

 

             

 

Clinical Management Guidelines

ADA 2004 Diabetes Clinical Practice Recommendations  Each year the ADA publishes clinical practice recommendations for the management of diabetes mellitus.

AACE Medical Guidelines for the Management of Diabetes Mellitus This is a link to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists guidelines for intensive management of diabetes mellitus- 2002 update.

AACE Position Statement on Inpatient Management of Diabetes   Published in 12/03. An AACE onsensus panel reviewed the research with the investigators performing that research, and formulated standards for diabetes management in the hospital, as well as suggested techniques by which these goals and targets may be achieved.

Wisconsin Essential Diabetes Mellitus Care Guidelines   These Essential Diabetes Mellitus Care Guidelines, originally published in 1998, have been revised to incorporate the latest scientific evidence regarding good diabetes care. They are the products of a collaborative effort of the Wisconsin Diabetes Advisory Group. The target audience for the guidelines includes primary care providers and health systems .

Wyoming Clinical Practice Guidelines for Diabetes Mellitus are recommendations are intended for use by primary care professionals. The Wyoming “Blue Ribbon” Diabetes Clinical Practice Recommendations Committee, in conjunction with the Wyoming Diabetes Prevention and Control Program, produced these recommendations as part of a statewide effort to improve the health care of people with diabetes.

 

Professional Organizations

American Diabetes Association The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy.  Founded in 1940, the mission of the ADA is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

European Association for the Study of DiabetesThe European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) was founded in Montecatini, Italy in 1965. The Association is based on individual membership and embraces scientists, physicians, laboratory workers, nurses and students from all over the world who are interested in diabetes and related subjects.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation the leading charitable funder and advocate of juvenile (type 1) diabetes research worldwide, was founded in 1970 by the parents of children with juvenile diabetes — a disease which strikes children suddenly, makes them insulin-dependent for life, and carries the constant threat of devastating complications. JDRF's mission is constant: to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research.

Online Resources and Information

Council for the Advancement of Diabetes Research and Education (CADRE) CADRE was launched to provide educational programs and research grants to further expand our knowledge of this debilitating illness and its treatment. An excellent resource for information on diabetes mellitus for health care professionals.

National Diabetes Education Initiative The National Diabetes Education Initiative® is a multicomponent educational program on type 2 diabetes designed for endocrinologists, diabetologists, cardiologists, primary care physicians, and other healthcare professionals involved in the care and management of patients with type 2 diabetes. NDEI programs address issues concerning insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes, from the epidemiology and pathophysiology of the disease and its associated complications to the therapeutic options for treatment and prevention. Another excellent resource.

Diabetes Prevention and Control Programs

Wisconsin Diabetes Prevention and Control Program The mission of the Diabetes Prevention and Control Program (DPCP) is to improve diabetes care in Wisconsin. Forming and maintaining active partnerships are key to achieving this mission.

Wyoming Diabetes Prevention and Control Program The goal of the Wyoming Diabetes Control Program is to reduce the burden of this disease through state, national and community partnerships designed to improve patient care, health provider education and public awareness.

 

American Association of Diabetes Educators Founded in 1973, the AADE is a multi-disciplinary professional membership organization dedicated to advancing the practice of diabetes self-management training and care as integral components of health care for persons with diabetes, and lifestyle management for the prevention of diabetes.