Diabetes

Tools and Resources for Environment & Policy

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  1. Populations

Age

Children

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International – Advocacy
http://www.jdrf.org/index.cfm?page_id=100689
This is the advocacy section of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation website. An advocacy toolkit is included.
     
Diabetes and School
http://www.childrenwithdiabetes.com/presentations/SchoolPPSummerCWD2004ppt.ppt
This is a Powerpoint presentation that discusses the role that schools can take in helping to mange their students with diabetes.

School Bill of Rights for Children with Diabetes
http://www.childrenwithdiabetes.com/d_0q_100.htm
This site outlines the laws surrounding children with diabetes at school.

  1. Settings

    School-based

    Diabetes and School
    http://www.childrenwithdiabetes.com/presentations/SchoolPPSummerCWD2004ppt.ppt
    This is a powerpoint presentation that discusses the role that schools can take in helping to mange their students with diabetes.

    School Bill of Rights for Children with Diabetes
    http://www.childrenwithdiabetes.com/d_0q_100.htm
    This site outlines the laws surrounding children with diabetes at school.

    Worksite-based

    Diabetes at Work Tools and Resources
    https://diabetesatwork.org/index.cfm?daw=Resources
    This site includes tools and resources for worksite to implement diabetes management programs. A workshop toolkit, presentations, and additional resources are available here.

    Diabetes at Work Workshop Kit
    http://www.diabetesatwork.org/_files/Diabetes_Workshop_Kit.pdf
    This guide shows companies how to implement a Diabetes at Work workshop. Information in the guide shows why it is important for companies to address the health problem of diabetes, and ways to address it.

    Questions and Answers about Diabetes in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act
    http://www.eeoc.gov/laws/types/diabetes.cfm
    This page was written by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and provides information on how to address diabetes in the workplace under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

    Community-based

    American Diabetes Association Action Center
    http://www.diabetes.org/advocate/?loc=GlobalNavADV
    This site is the advocacy part of the American Diabetes Association website. Legal and advocacy resources, listings of local events, and ways to support the cause are available on the site.

    Defeat Diabetes Foundation – Advocacy and Community
    http://www.defeatdiabetes.org/advocacy_community/
    The Defeat Diabetes Foundation’s advocacy website provides information on how individuals can start diabetes advocacy and awareness raising events in their communities.

    Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International – Advocacy
    http://www.jdrf.org/index.cfm?page_id=100689
    This is the advocacy section of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation website. An advocacy toolkit is included.

  2. Implementation

    Better Diabetes Care
    http://www.betterdiabetescare.nih.gov/
    Better Diabetes Care has models of systems change that cans assist in the design and implementation of systems for diabetes care delivery.

    Communication Guide Diabetes Advocacy
    http://journal.diabetes.org/diabetesspectrum/99v12n4/pg212.htm
    This paper explains how health care providers can become advocates for their patients with diabetes.

  3. Evaluation

    Evaluation of Process and Effects of Change
    http://www.betterdiabetescare.nih.gov/MAINevaluation.htm
    This site contains information on why evaluation is important and commonly used diabetes improvement measures.

  4. Other Tools/Resources

    The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools (George Washington University School of Public Health & Health Sciences)
    http://www.healthinschools.org/Health-in-Schools/Health-Services/School-Health-Services/School-Health-Issues/Overweight-Nutrition-and-Physical-Exercise.aspx
    This website provides information on childhood obesity and school nutrition & physical activity.

    Diabetes at Work Workshop Kit
    http://www.diabetesatwork.org/_files/Diabetes_Workshop_Kit.pdf
    This guide shows companies how to implement a Diabetes at Work workshop. Information in the guide shows why it is important for companies to address the health problem of diabetes, and ways to address it.

    Making Systems Change for Better Diabetes Care
    http://www.betterdiabetescare.nih.gov/
    Better Diabetes Care is a comprehensive resource to help providers, educators, and policy makers make important changes in systems of care for people with diabetes.

    State Laws Mandating Diabetes Health Coverage
    http://www.ncsl.org/research/health/diseases-and-conditions/diabetes.aspx
    This site has information about state mandates for diabetes health care coverage.

    Advocacy Tool Kit – Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
    http://www.jdrf.org/index.cfm?page_id=104729
    The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Advocacy Tool Kit includes how-to sheets for volunteers on meeting and communicating with members of congress.

    Diabetes and School
    http://www.childrenwithdiabetes.com/presentations/SchoolPPSummerCWD2004ppt.ppt
    This is a powerpoint presentation that discusses the role that schools can take in helping to mange their students with diabetes.

    WHO – Diabetes Action Online
    http://www.who.int/diabetesactiononline/policy/leadandadvocate/en/index.html
    This is a part of the World Health Organization (WHO) website that deals with policymakers providing leadership and advocacy for people with diabetes.

    American Association of Diabetes Educators - Policy and Advocacy
    http://www.diabeteseducator.org/PolicyAdvocacy/
    The AADE is responsible for maintaining a national network of diabetes educators to support activities that affect persons with diabetes and public policy related to diabetes education and care.

    Changing the Scene: Improving the School Nutrition Environment Tool Kit (USDA)
    http://www.fns.usda.gov/TN/Resources/changing.html
    Changing the Scene is a tool kit of materials to help parents and educators take action to improve their school nutrition environment.

    Diabetes Action Now
    http://www.idf.org/webdata/docs/diabetes_888k_version.pdf
    Diabetes Action Now is a guide for policymakers in low and middle-income countries wishing to develop national diabetes programs.

    Example Policy Briefs
    UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
    http://healthpolicy.ucla.edu/Pages/home.aspx
    Policy brief about Diabetes in California. 

    Diabetes: A National Plan for Action
    http://aspe.hhs.gov/health/NDAP/NDAP04.pdf
    The document provides prevention, detection and treatment information. It includes simple action steps as well as screening tools, and listings of federally funded resources.

    American Diabetes Association Action Center
    http://www.diabetes.org/advocate/?loc=GlobalNavADV
    This site is the advocacy part of the American Diabetes Association website. Legal and advocacy resources, listings of local events, and ways to support the cause are available on the site.

    Defeat Diabetes Foundation – Advocacy and Community
    http://www.defeatdiabetes.org/advocacy_community/
    The Defeat Diabetes Foundation’s advocacy website provides information on how individuals can start diabetes advocacy and awareness raising events in their communities.


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