In addition to diet and exercise, to improve glycemic control in adult patients with type 2 diabetes. Not for type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis.
RESOURCES TO SHARE WITH YOUR PATIENTS
The following resources are designed to help your adult patients with type 2 diabetes. Encourage your patients to take advantage of these resources to help support them through their treatment.
- Healthy activities
- Healthy eating tips
- Meal makeovers
A diet, medication, and exercise tracking tool that helps patients monitor their lifestyle and medication habits.
By providing a real-world glimpse into patients’ habits, this resource may help facilitate a productive, solution-oriented discussion for both you and your patients.
RESOURCES FOR YOUR PATIENTS
The following resources are meant to help you and your patients when treating type 2 diabetes.
Glucose Conversion Guide: Translate A1C into glucose
eAG (mg/dL) = (A1C × 28.7) – 46.7
A1C (%) = (eAG + 46.7) ÷ 28.7
*For educational purposes only.
†Data represent estimated averages.
‡Calculated estimated average glucose reﬂects values over the preceding 3 months.
Reference: 1. Nathan DM, Kuenen J, Borg R, Zheng H, Schoenfeld D, Heine RJ for the A1c-Derived Average Glucose Study Group. Translating the A1C assay into estimated average glucose values. Diabetes Care. 2008;31(8):1473-1478.
The following links contain an abundance of information and useful resources for your patients with type 2 diabetes.StrategiesForChronicCare.com
A wide variety of tools and educational resources for patients are available on the Strategies for Chronic Care website.AHA Diabetes Resources
The American Heart Association offers a wealth of helpful tools and resources for patients with type 2 diabetes.CDC DIABETES CENTER
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides a broad range of information, management tips, and resources specifically designed for people struggling with type 2 diabetes.