Whether in clinical practice or a classroom, managing diabetes effectively is complex and requires a team approach. Take advantage of these diabetes education resources and tools designed especially for health care professionals and school personnel. They have been created by experts from the National Diabetes Education Program and other organizations and are based on the latest scientific research.

Clinical Settings and Health Care Professionals

These clinical practice tools and patient education materials addressing control and prevention will help you to identify and counsel patients with prediabetes to help prevent the onset of the disease and work with patients with diabetes to take control and prevent the devastating complications.


Find tools to empower school personnel, parents, and students to ensure a safe learning environment and equal access to educational opportunities for all students with diabetes. Also learn about diabetes in children and adolescents and how you can help them manage their diabetes.


American Association of Diabetes Educators

American Diabetes Association

Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

Diabetes Awareness and Wellness Network (DAWN) 

Gateway To Care

Texas Diabetes Council


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Home Food Safety, Food Allergens, Healthy Weight, Eat Right Nutrition Tips, Disease and Condition, Popular Diet Review, Professional content.

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
AACE has reached out to clinical endocrinologists throughout the nation and abroad to enlist their participation in an association dedicated to the principles of patient care, education and clinical research….” 

American Association of Diabetes Educators
“AADE is a multidisciplinary association of health care professionals dedicated to integrating successful self-management as a key outcome in the care of people with diabetes and related conditions.”

Diabetes Obesity Informational and Educational Resource LINKs below:

Obesity Action Coalition Education Materials

The Obesity Society TOS Education Materials

Re-Think OBESITY Education Materials

Your Weight Matters Education Materials

Learn How to Become – Obesity Facts 

2018 ADA Standards of Care

AACE/ACE Diabetes Management Consensus Statement

AACE Algorithm PowerPoint Presentation

American Diabetes Association
Information for patients on types of diabetes, basic diabetes information, living with diabetes, food and fitness, recipes and What Can I Eat.
American Diabetes Association DiabetesPro contains online professional resources such as journals, slides, educational programs and other valuable resources.

American Diabetes Association Safe At School
YouTube clips that can be used for refresher or teaching: Diabetes Basics, Hypoglycemia, Hyperglycemia, Insulin Pen and more. 

American Heart Association
Information on: Nutrition, Physical Activity, Weight Management, Stress Management, Fats & Oils, Quit Smoking.

Celiac Foundation 
Information on diet& life style, Kids Corner, Awareness, News & Events, Gluten-Free Resource Directory.

Camp Hendon
The mission of Camp Hendon is to give children with diabetes a life changing experience that empowers them to take control of their journey with diabetes.

Center for Disease Control 
“CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation translates diabetes research into daily practice to understand the impact of the disease, influence health outcomes, and improve access to quality health care.”

Clinical Diabetes Management Podcast Series 
Accessing the podcasts is easy –

  1. Click on the link above
  2. Click on the “Browse” tab
  3. Scroll down to “By Series”
  4. Select “Clinical Diabetes Management” and click “Go”

County Health Rankings & Roadmaps
The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program helps communities create solutions that make it easier for people to be healthy in their own communities, focusing on specific factors that we know affect health. 

Diabetes at Work
Learn how to implement worksite wellness programs to improve the lives of your employees and lower the costs of health care and missed productivity for your company

Diabetes Forecast
Diabetes Forecast magazine is the premier lifestyle magazine for people with diabetes.

Diabetes in Control 
Find diabetes assistance programs, where to donate diabetes supplies, insurance laws, support, diabetes resources, treatment, and more …

Diabetes Resources for School and Youth 
Find tools to empower school personnel, parents, and students to ensure a safe learning environment and equal access to educational opportunities for all students with diabetes. Also learn about diabetes in children and adolescents and how you can help them manage their diabetes.

Juvenile Research Diabetes Foundation International 
Improving lives and curing Type 1 diabetes. Information on research, life with type 1 diabetespublications and advocacy.

Health Care Communities – Share, Learn, Improve (HC) is a web-based knowledge management system that provides multiple means for the healthcare quality improvement community to share knowledge and contribute to each others’ QI work. 

National Diabetes Education Program 
NDEP translates the latest science and spreads the word that diabetes is serious, common, and costly, yet controllable and, for type 2, preventable. FREE educational materials available.

Practice Transformation for Physicians and Health Care Teams 
The content of this website is designed to help physicians, health care professionals and health care administrators across the country who want to change the system of health care delivery around diabetes. NDEP believes that practice change is essential to provide the type of evidence-based care recommended by the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model to effectively manage diabetes, prevent its serious complications, and delay or prevent type 2 diabetes. The PCMH incorporates dimensions of patient-centered care presented by the Institute of Medicine and the Chronic Care Model. This site is organized according to those dimensions.