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Clinical Practice Guidelines

When treating patients with diabetes, it is crucial that you know the clinical practice guidelines so you can provide quality care. The resources below not only provide clinical guidelines of care, but they also teach you how to implement a team approach to care as part of diabetes management. Also, with increasing rates of diabetes, it is important to be aware of the signs and symptoms of pre-diabetes so you can try and reduce the risk of your pre-diabetes patients getting diabetes.

  • IHS Guidelines for Care of Adults with Pre-diabetes and/or Metabolic Syndrome in Clinical Settings

    This resource provides clinical guidelines for adults with pre-diabetes and/or metabolic syndrome.
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  • Diabetes Team Care Toolkit

    This resource assists health care providers in the implementation of a team approach to care as part of diabetes management.
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  • Basic Guidelines for Diabetes Care Packet

    This resource provides guidelines for the treatment of diabetes that covers all aspects of diabetes care.
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  • Guiding Principles for Diabetes Care

    This resource outlines patient-centered principles of diabetes care and helps health care professionals identify people with pre-diabetes and undiagnosed diabetes for treatment aimed at preventing long-term complications.
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  • Clinical Practice Recommendations

    ADA Clinical Practice Recommendations are based on a complete review of the relevant literature by a diverse group of highly trained clinicians and researchers. After weighing the quality of evidence, from rigorous double-blind clinical trials to expert opinion,  recommendations are drafted, reviewed, and submitted for approval to the ADA Executive Committee; they are then revised on a regular basis, and subsequently published in  Diabetes Care.
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  • IDF: Managing Older People With Type 2 Diabetes 

    This resource, provided by the International Diabetes Federation, provides global guidelines for helping manage type 2 diabetes for older patients. 
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    This is a group comprised of physicians, pharmacists, dietitians, and other health professionals representing  the hospitals of San Joaquin County. The aim of the San Joaquin County Hospitals-Diabetes Special Interest Group( SJCH-DSIG) is to develop and disseminate clinical guidelines and best practices on the management of inpatient hyperglycemia in San Joaquin County. The hope is that SJCH-DSIG would be a consortium of allied health professionals and physicians from each hospital in the county. The group would meet on a quarterly basis to formulate a plan to enhance the care of hospitalized patients with hyperglycemia.
    SJCH-DSIG General Info
    Lodi Health Basal Bolus Insulin Protocol Powerpoint