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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention - Leading the effort to treat and prevent diabetes in American Indians and Alaska Natives


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For Patient Education:

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse. Prevent Diabetes Problems: Keep Your Mouth Healthy. Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov [PDF] NIH Publication No. 12–4280. Feb. 2012. Easy-to-read illustrated booklet on oral care for people with diabetes (available in large or standard format).

American Diabetes Association. Diabetes and Oral Health Problems. Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov

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For Professionals:

IHS Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention. Indian Health Best Practice – Oral Health Care, 2011. [PDF - 328KB]

Lamster IB, Lalla E, Borgnakke WS, Taylor GW. The relationship between oral health and diabetes mellitus. Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov J Am Dent Assoc. 2008 Oct 1;139 Suppl 5:S19-24.

National Diabetes Education Program. Working Together to Manage Diabetes: A Guide for Pharmacists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, and Dental Professionals. Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov [PDF]  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Institutes of Health. 2007. 68 p.

Teeuw WJ, Gerdes VE, Loos BG. Effect of periodontal treatment on glycemic control of diabetic patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. [PDF] Diabetes Care. 2010;33(2):421-7.

  • Web-Based Training (CME/CE credit is available). Diabetes and Oral Health Connection. – This training reviews etiology, signs and symptoms of periodontal disease, the provider’s role in screening, and the dental team’s role in treatment. The connection between periodontal disease and diabetes management is discussed.
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For Diabetes Programs:

IHS Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention. Indian Health Best Practice – Oral Health Care, 2011. [PDF - 328KB]

Standards of Care and Clinical Practice Recommendations: Type 2 Diabetes – These guidelines have helped health care professionals provide excellence in diabetes care to American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Overview How To Other Resources

Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention | Phone: (505) 248-4182 | Fax: (505) 248-4188 | diabetesprogram@ihs.gov