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- Diabetes Online CME/CE Education – live online seminars and 1-2 hour recorded sessions that provide CME/CE credit. Presented by experts, these online education sessions discuss what's new, as well as, describe practical tools to use with your patients with diabetes. In addition, there are online education opportunities from Federal agency partners also available which may or may not carry CME/CE credit.
- Diabetes Treatment Algorithms – Developed to provide clinicians with a quick reference to treatment algorithms based on national guidelines and the IHS Standards of Care and Clinical Practice Recommendations: Type 2 Diabetes. The algorithms are a collaborative effort between Indian health system professionals and have been reviewed by the IHS Division of Diabetes.
- IHS Standards of Care and Clinical Practice Recommendations: Type 2 Diabetes – Provide guidance to clinicians and educators as they care for American Indian and Alaska Native people who have or are at risk for type 2 diabetes. Use the Recommendations At-a-Glance as a quick reference. For each clinical topic area, click on the link below to find regularly-updated recommendations, useful clinical tools and resources, patient education materials, and a bibliography.
- IHS Diabetes Care and Outcomes Audit – Web-based system for data submission, processing, and reporting. Audit Training and RPMS/DMS Info also available for assessing care and health outcomes for American Indian and Alaska Native people with diagnosed diabetes.
Patient Education Resources
- Educational Materials and Resources (Online Catalog) – Culturally relevant and easy-to-use materials for providers, patients, and clients. Materials are free to order or download and print.
- Printable Materials – Downloadable full-color articles, posters, and Public Service Announcements that allow for instant and easy distribution.
- National Diabetes Education Program – Together with more than 200 partners, improves the treatment and outcomes for people with diabetes, promotes early diagnosis, and prevents or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes.
- National Kidney Disease Education Program – Promotes evidence-based interventions to improve understanding, detection, and management of kidney disease, including identification of patients at greatest risk for progression to kidney failure.
- IHS Division of Grants Management – Solicits, awards, and administers grants and cooperative agreements, and provides guidance, financial management and technical assistance to all IHS grantee recipients.