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Diabetes

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Clinical Recommendations/Guidelines

Diabetes

Heart Disease and Stroke

  • The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association publish medical scientific statements on various cardiovascular disease and stroke topics. To find statements or guidelines related to these issues, please visit the AHA website.

Tobacco

  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), provides Cessation Program Materials, to include a Clinical Practice Guideline: Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update, which is available for download.


Local Resources

Diabetes

  • Referring patients to Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) programs can be an important part of their treatment plan. The American Diabetes Association recognizes DSME programs based on the National Standards. Wyoming currently has 11 recognized programs. To locate one to refer your patients to, download a current list.  If you're interested in becoming an ADA-recognized DSME site, please view their website for more information related to the application process, costs, and benefits of becoming recognized.
  • Another important aspect of diabetes patient care is related to eye health. The Diabetes Eye Exam Report has recently been updated and is now available for download through our website.

Heart Disease and Stroke

  • To download a list of cardiac rehabilitation centers in Wyoming, click here.

Tobacco

  • If you have patients that use tobacco and wish to quit, the Wyoming Quit Tobacco Program is a great resource for you to refer your patients to. The program is open to adults aged 18 and older who wish to quit any form of tobacco. The program offers web-based and telephone services by going to: quitwyo.org or calling 1-800-QUIT-NOW. Major benefits of the program include:
    • Free coaching and 24/7 web-based support.
    • Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT), such as gum, patches, and lozenges, to those enrolled in the program as well as reduced-cost prescription tobacco cessation medications, mailed right to your patient's door!
    • Customized programs and additional services offered for pregnant women, smokeless tobacco users, persons with chronic conditions (such as diabetes and heart disease) seeking lifestyle change coaching, and respectful cessation assistance for American Indians.

To download a printable Wyoming Quit Tobacco Program Fax Referral Form, click here. You can also download a program brochure to learn more.

  • You can also download a current list of local tobacco cessation counselors in your community to refer patients to.


National Resources

Diabetes

Heart Disease and Stroke

  • American Heart Association (AHA) Resources for Healthcare Professionals
  • American Stroke Association (ASA) Professional Resources
  • National Stroke Association (NSA) Healthcare Professionals Resources
  • CDC Heart Disease Educational Materials for Professionals

Nutrition

Physical Activity

General