Prediabetes Health Provider Tool Kit (Updated 10/01/2013)

What can you do to identify and treat patients with prediabetes?
Take a look at these tools and select the ones best suited for your practice. (Coming soon – download the entire tool kit on your desktop computer for easy access while counseling patients)

Background:

Identifying people with Prediabetes:

Adults

Gestational Diabetes
Women with a history of gestational diabetes during pregnancy are at greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes later in life. Use the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention fact sheets for a handout for patients.

Youth (10 -17 years)
Although youth are not eligible for the National Diabetes Prevention Program, check out the MN Algorithm for Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Identification and Intervention for Youth

Referring People to National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP)

Use these materials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to explain the NDPP. Add your clinic name to personalize them for your patients.

  • Provider brochure to inform other providers in your health system about the NDPP.
    Provider brochure 2.41MB MSWord 2010
  • Participant brochure to help patients learn about prediabetes, diabetes prevention and the NDPP
    Patient brochure 2.22MB MSWord 2010
  • Simple provider referral form to enroll participants in a NDPP group
    Referral form 107Kb PDF
  • Poster for your clinic or exam rooms to encourage patients to learn about diabetes prevention
    NDPP Poster 1.95Mb PDF

Where to Find National Diabetes Prevention Programs (NDPP)?

Check out Minnesota NDPP sites to find the nearest NDPP

Individuals and Communities Acting Now to Prevent Diabetes©