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Diabetes Resource Center 

Setting the Foundation and Tools to Help
Diabetes and Behavioral Health 
Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiovascular Risk video
Managing the Holiday Season with Diabetes

For Providers

IAFP Information & Materials  

Diabetes & CVD Fast Fact Sheet
Diabetes & CVD social media messages
IAFP has a Food is Medicine Member Interest Group 
Illinois State Diabetes Plan

AAFP Education 
American Family Physician has compiled a collection of articles on type 2 diabetes and related issues. 
AAFP News - New research on FPs prediabetes knowledge and practices

American Diabetes Association
ADA Standards of Care
Link to app 
Summary of revisions to ADA Diabetes Standards 
Consensus Report on Nutrition Therapy for Adults 

Online Education
Illinois ADVANCE offers online AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ continuing education programs for Medicaid prescribers. Programs are available that prescribers may complete to meet their Illinois DEA license renewal requirement.

Diabetes and Cardiovascular Risk

Annals of Internal Medicine review of  ADA information on Cardiovascular Risk

Update on Prevention of Cardio Vascular Disease in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes (ADA and American Heart Association) 

American Heart Association Patient education: Know Diabetes by Heart

American College of Cardiology endorsement of the 2019 ADA Standards of Medical Care   Help your patients quit tobacco and nicotine to reduce their CV risk.

CDC Diabetes & Your Heart

American Heart Association Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes

Metabolic Diseases resources for patients

Guidelines for intensive treatment of CV risk in women

Article: Link from Diabetes to Heart Disease may be stronger in women 

New BMJ study on the benefits of physical exercise for reducing all cause mortality

Healio (Nov. 5) Diabetes group visits with low-carb diet as effective as increasing medication according to a JAMA Internal Medicine article

2-years of data illustrates low-carb diet effect on cardiovascular risk factors and weight loss in patients with type 2 diabetes

Tobacco Cessation Assistance:  Start with the Illinois Quitline

Nutrition Counseling for Medicare beneficiaries Medicare covers personal nutritional counseling for people with diabetes. Under the preventive health provisions of the Affordable Care Act, the counseling has been available without out-of-pocket costs to Medicare beneficiaries since 2011. Only registered dietitians are covered under the Medicare benefit.  Kaiser Health News article with more information.
Bariatric Surgery: A Perspective for Primary Care  
Intermittent Fasting - How to begin

Moral Injury
Zubin Damania, MD on Moral Injury ("Z-Dogg" video. Warning, the bleeped language is strong)
Medical Economics on Moral Injury 
Medscape article on Moral Injury (free subscription required)

DoIHavePrediabetes.org online test for patients to learn their risk. Download the free Toolkit for providers: Prevent Diabetes STAT program
Knowdiabetesbyheart.org/ This a collaborative effort with the AHA/ADA and the pharma community.
Delivering Care Type 2 diabetes diagnosis and treatment resources from the AMA
AMA and CDC "Do I have prediabetes" risk test and Change the Outcome campaign including PSAs, social media tools and other customizable assets. 

Patient Education

AAFP Patient Education - FamilyDoctor.org  
Americas Diabetes Challenge - Facts and tips
"A Touch of Sugar" - learn more about this short movie from Americas Diabetes Challenge.
IAFP Radio PSAs for Dialed in on Diabetes airing in early November 

Diabetes and Behavioral Health 
ADA: Mental Health Resources 
ADA Online Community for Type 2 
Illinois ADA website  

Healthy Eating Resources:
Choosing Your Veggies
Carbohydrate Considerations
Holiday recipes from the Diet Doctor - from appetizers, main dishes, sides, sauces, desserts and drinks all in one place!
Sample food log you can use to track eating patterns

Diabetes-friendly recipes  
Recommendations for Diabetes and the Ketogenic diet (10-minute video -  Medscape)
Patient Information - How to reverse type 2 diabetes https://www.dietdoctor.com/diabetes
Healthy Cooking Demo by Dr. Hampton (15 minutes) 

Patient prescription assistance programs
Many programs offer patients reduced cost or free medications and access to insulin at lower costs. Visit https://insulinhelp.org/ from the American Diabetes Association with links for help. 

Dr. Parrella's suggested reading recommendations for treating Type 2 diabetes and obesity

  • Ludwig DS, Ebbeling CB. The Carbohydrate-Insulin Model of Obesity: Beyond "Calories In, Calories Out". JAMA Intern Med. 2018;178(8):1098–1103. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.2933
  • Forouhi NG, Krauss RM, Taubes G, Willett W. "Dietary fat and cardiometabolic health: evidence, controversies, and consensus for guidance." BMJ. 2018;361:k2139. Published 2018 Jun 13. doi:10.1136/bmj.k2139
  • Noakes TD, Windt J. "Evidence that supports the prescription of low-carbohydrate high-fat diets: a narrative review." British Journal of Sports Medicine 2017;51:133-139.
  • Rosenzweig JL, Bakris GL, et al. "Primary Prevention of ASCVD and T2DM in Patients at Metabolic Risk: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline," The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, Volume 104, Issue 9, September 2019, Pages 3939–3985
  • Fung, J. (2016). The obesity code: Unlocking the secrets of weight loss. Vancouver: Greystone Books.
  • Fung, J, The Diabetes Code, Prevent and reverse Type 2 diabetes naturally. Copyright 2018.
  • Gary Taubes The Case Against Sugar
  • Nina Teicholz The Big Fat Surprise


Last Updated on Thursday, November 04, 2021 04:14 PM