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Michigan Diabetes Research Center: Tools For Health Professionals

Michigan Diabetes Research Center: Tools For Health Professionals

The Brehm Center Systems Biology Repository The Brehm Center Systems Biology Repository is a one-stop online portal providing free and open access to the computer source code and high-resolution datasets from published, peer-reviewed papers in basic and clinical diabetes research. This body of information and knowledge is currently distributed among a large number of different publications and applied to very specific basic science problems or particular clinical situations. Mathematical and computational models are implemented in standard computer model languages to ensure their preservation. More importantly, models are curated to ensure that they accurately reproduce the published results. Guide to Culturally Specific Retinopathy Screening Diabetes is the leading cause of new blindness among adults in the United States. Lack of regular eye exams contributes significantly to this problem. Because of the increased prevalence of diabetes and lack of access to healthcare, many African Americans are at increased risk for developing diabetic retinopathy. The MDRC has collaborated with local agencies to offer free, community-based, eye-disease screening clinics. This project has proven to be effective in identifying and referring African Americans with diabetes who need treatment for retinopathy and other eye diseases. This manual describes the steps needed to develop and conduct community-based, diabetes eye-disease screening clinics. It describes how we collaborated with local agencies to gain sponsor support, recruited physicians and staff, and also describes operational details of planning and implementing an eye-disease screening clinic. This manual also contains sample administrative forms and supply lists as well as a timeline to help plan a screening clinic. Anders Continue reading >>

Diabetes - Midmichigan Health

Diabetes - Midmichigan Health

The Diabetes programs within MidMichigan Health help people with diabetes take control of their illness so they can live full and active lives here in the middle of Michigan. Diabetes is a disease that prevents the body from correctly utilizing glucose the fuel that is made from the carbohydrates we eat. There are several types of diabetes: Type 1 diabetes- In Type 1 diabetes, the body's immune system destroys insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. This type of diabetes was previously known as juvenile onset diabetes. Type 2 diabetes- In type 2 diabetes, either the body does not produce enough insulin, or the body cannot use the insulin properly. This is the most common type of diabetes. Gestational diabetes- This type of diabetes effects pregnant women who have never had diabetes before, but who have high blood sugar levels during pregnancy. It is a temporary condition that affects one in 20 pregnant women. Prediabetes- This condition occurs in people that have blood sugar levels that are higher than normal, although not yet high enough to be diagnosed as diabetic. You may want to check with your insurance plan to see which programs and services are covered. The diabetes education programs at MidMichigan Medical Centersin Clare,Gladwin, Midland, and Mt. Pleasant havebeenrecognized by the American Association of Diabetes Educators for meeting national quality standards.These programs have also earned state certification by the Michigan Department of Community Health . The diabetes instructors at the Diabetes Center of MidMichigan Medical Center in Midland are certified diabetes educators (CDEs), which assures that they have met specific requirements of the National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators. More than 86 million Americans have prediabetes and are at r Continue reading >>

Diabetes (pediatric)

Diabetes (pediatric)

Your physician may run blood and urine tests to examine glucose (sugar) levels. The care team may also look for ketones, which are signs that the body needs more insulin. We care for patients with type 1 diabetes, as well as for adolescents and young adults with type 2 diabetes. In addition, our specialists provide care for less common forms of diabetes such as inherited monogenic diabetes and maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY diabetes). Education and training are critical components of the C.S. Mott Childrens Hospital Pediatric Diabetes Program.We provide in-depth instruction for families on how to manage diabetes, with a focus on giving families confidence in their ability to manage their childs disease.The U-M Pediatric Diabetes education program includes group classes for children, adolescents, and families. In addition to our commitment to offering the most up-to-date care available for children with diabetes, our providers are also continually conducting research in the field of diabetes . Our faculty study a wide range of topics, including health outcomes and quality of life for children with diabetes, and the link between childhood obesity and its long-term endocrine consequences such as pubertal maturation. U-M faculty also exploreways to improve the tools available to families to support them in managing their childs diabetes.We focus on providing patients information about the latest diabetes technology (such as insulin brands, pumps, continuous glucose monitors) to allow them to decide if it right for them. For more information about the U-M Pediatric Diabetes program, visit www.UMPedsDiabetes.com . Call 734-764-5175to schedule an appointment with the C.S. Mott Childrens Hospital Pediatric Diabetes Program. Referring physicians can send referral in Continue reading >>

Mdhhs - Diabetes

Mdhhs - Diabetes

Mission of the MDHHS Diabetes Prevention and Control Program To establish and implement prevention strategies to reduce the morbidity and mortality due to diabetes and its complications among Michigan residents. For questions, data requests or more information about the Michigan Diabetes Prevention and Control Program call 517-335-8853. Staff of the Diabetes Prevention and Control Program Diabetes mellitus is a long-term condition where the body either no longer makes a hormone called insulin or the insulin that is made no longer works as well as it should. Either way, high levels of glucose (a form of sugar) build in the blood. High glucose levels cause damage to eyes, kidneys, nerves and blood vessels. Diabetes increases the risk for heart attacks and strokes. Diabetes is the primary cause of new cases of adult blindness, kidney failure, and non-traumatic lower-limb amputation. Over a million Michigan adults have diabetes. Prediabetes is a condition where people have higher than normal blood glucose levels, but not yet high enough to be diagnosed with diabetes. People with prediabetes are at high risk of developing diabetes. In Michigan, it is estimated over 2.6 million adults have prediabetes. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is the result of long-term damage to the kidneys usually caused by chronic conditions such as diabetes or hypertension. More than 900,000 Michigan adults suffer from chronic kidney disease. For more information about chronic kidney disease visit the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan at www.nkfm.org . Continue reading >>

Munising Memorial Hospital | Diabetic Education

Munising Memorial Hospital | Diabetic Education

Partnered with Diabetics Education Accreditation Program The diabetes self management program is designed to help individuals manage their disease. It includes a diabetes assessment, with a Certified Diabetic Educator, to develop an individualized self-management plan. The Medical Nutritional Therapy program provides up to 3 hours of nutritional counseling for persons with diabetes or kidney disease. Our program is certified by the American Diabetes Association and the State of Michigan. This program offers both group and individual appointments. Registered Dietitian/Coordinator: Paula Ackerman, MS, RD, CDE. Individual assessments are held in the Outpatient Rehab department at MMH. Please call (906) 387-4110 x.134 to schedule your appointment. If you cannot keep an appointment, please call to cancel. To register for diabetic education services, please go to the Admitting Office located by the front lobby entrance. You do not need to register at the Admitting Office for any other appointments. Learn how to maintain health while getting the most out of life Develop skills that will help you make daily decisions to control diabetes Form a positive attitude toward the control of diabetes Develop an individualized self-management plan or program to help prevent complications Insurance companies are recognizing the importance of the Diabetes Education to help prevent long-term complications. Most insurance companies cover a portion or most of the cost after your deductible is met. Check with your insurance company to see if they cover Diabetes Education. If you do not have insurance, please call to find alternative ways to receive Diabetes Education. We will be glad to assist you. MMH Diabetes Support Group meets monthly in the MMH Maple Conference room. We discuss various t Continue reading >>

Impact Dupage :: Promising Practices :: Northern Michigan Diabetes Initiative: Provider Education Program

Impact Dupage :: Promising Practices :: Northern Michigan Diabetes Initiative: Provider Education Program

The Provider Education Program of the Northern Michigan Diabetes Initiative (NMDI) consists of two main components: the Educational Outreach Visit program and the web-based iDose application. The Educational Outreach Visit program educates providers on diabetes management through a curriculum based on ADA guidelines and developed by endocrinologist Dr. Jill Vollbrecht. Dr. Vollbrecht reviews the curriculum with primary care providers to increase their knowledge of diabetes management and improve glycemic and lipid control among patients with diabetes. iDose, also developed by Dr. Vollbrecht, is an online resource for healthcare providers managing diabetes in their patients. Providers are prompted to enter relevant patient information and the tool calculates individualized insulin doses, thereby eliminating the need for manual calculation using two complex formulas. The overall goal is to reduce the prevalence of diabetes and improve the care of people with diabetes by improving provider education. The results indicate that a half-day site visit with an experienced diabetologist can lead to sustained, improved glycemic and lipid control in previously-uncontrolled diabetic patients. The online iDose tool provides an easy way for healthcare providers to calculate insulin dosage. The head endocrinologist, Dr. Jill Vollbrecht, reviewed the Educational Outreach curriculum with each of nine primary care providers (PCP) during a site visit. Nine months following the site visit, statistically significant reductions in median LDL and urine microalbumin: creatinine were demonstrated in previously-uncontrolled patients. A trend toward improvement in median A1c was noted. Eighteen months after the visit, the effect was sustained. Total diabetic education referrals from the particip Continue reading >>

Michigan Office Of The American Diabetes Association

Michigan Office Of The American Diabetes Association

Family Link of S.E. Michigan is a community based network of parent volunteers who have children and teenagers with diabetes. We provide information and services including advocacy, education and social events to families living with diabetes throughout the area. We are dedicated to strengthening relationships between children with diabetes, their families, their diabetes care team and their school and improving education and awareness. If you are interested in participating in any of our Family Link events or are looking for more information, please contact Krista Lang at [email protected] . Your involvement as an American Diabetes Association volunteerwhether on a local or national levelwill help improve lives of everyone impacted by diabetes, maybe even someone close to you. There are many ways for you to get involveda little time can have a big impact. Healthy Recipes: Delicious Recipe Kits Delivered - 2017-03-chefd.html We've teamed up with Chef'd to bring you healthy recipe kits. Ways to Give : Vacation for Donations - ways-to-give-201710-hotelscom.html Travel bookings completed through Hotels.com give 5% back to the Association. Shopdiabetes.org: Your Stress-Free System for Family Dinners! - 2017-03-book-oclock-scramble.html A year of delicious meals to help prevent and manage diabetes. Ask the Experts: Learn to Live Well with Diabetes - ask-the-experts.html Get answers during live Q&A with diabetes experts. Healthy Recipes: Build a Better Breakfast - 2017-01-breakfast-recipes.html Ensure a healthy start to your day with this guide. Podcast Series: In It Together celebrates the steps you take - in-it-together.html Continue reading >>

Diabetes Education

Diabetes Education

Look to Lakeland for Help Managing Your Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes Diabetes is a chronic disease that causes high levels of sugar in the blood. Over time and without treatment, diabetes can lead to many serious health problems. Lakeland Health recognizes that diabetes impacts the lives of many in our community and we offer a wide range of classes and resources to help you better understand and manage this disease. Classes are designed to meet the specific needs of a person diagnosed with diabetes or at a high risk of developing diabetes. For your convenience we typically hold classes at the following locations: Preregistration is required; for more information or to register, call (269) 556-2868 Lakeland has started a diabetes support group through Facebook to create an online community for people with diabetes. If you have diabetes or are pre-diabetic you are invited to join this Facebook group. Led by a Certified Diabetes Educator, this group is a place where people can share resources, tips, recipes, and other helpful information with one another. Once you log in to Facebook you will need to request to join the group: click here to join . This group is a "closed group" only members of the group will see what is posted, the information will not be shared with your Facebook friends. Lakeland Diabetes and Nutrition is certified by the American Association of Diabetes Educators andthe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Continue reading >>

Diabetes Education | Hospital In Garden City

Diabetes Education | Hospital In Garden City

Diabetes is a life-long health challenge requiring you and your family to take responsibility for maintaining good health. Whether diabetes affects an adult, child, or pregnant woman, the Diabetes Education Department is here to help patients effectively meet these challenges in the management of diabetes. Team members include Registered Nurses and Registered Dietitians who are certified in diabetes education. Other resources available include physicians, pharmacists, physical therapy, social work and others. Living Well With Diabetes is an outpatient diabetes education program for individuals and their family members, who are ready to take charge and make positive changes in their lifestyle. Topics discussed include what is diabetes, healthy food choices, medications (what to know), exercise management, self-care needs (foot, skin, etc.), psychosocial issues (living with diabetes), how to delay or prevent complications, and blood sugar health status monitoring. Covered by Medicare, Medicaid and many other health insurance plans. Women diagnosed with gestational diabetes will learn about healthy eating, physical activity, medications and blood glucose monitoring. Contact your insurance provider for coverage. Aims to prevent or delay the onset of diabetes in individuals whose blood sugar levels are above the non-diabetes range, but have not yet hit diabetes status. A two-hour session available to individuals who have completed the comprehensive series and need to update their self-care skills. LINK-UP with Diabetes - Get the Support You Need! For people with diabetes, pre-diabetes, family and friends. Free Support Group. Call 734-458-4330 for more information. KNOWLEDGE IS POWER: Diabetes Education Videos For more information about diabetes education or to schedule an a Continue reading >>

Diabetes Self-management Education And Support (dsmes)

Diabetes Self-management Education And Support (dsmes)

Are you or a loved one having to think about or take care of diabetes? Don't go it alone! Helpful professionals will listen and help you make a plan to feel better, reduce diabetes complications and improve your health. It's called Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES). What do diabetes educators do? They: Find out what your needs are for caring for or managing your diabetes. Find out what your personal goals are for managing or preventing diabetes, or its complications. Help you design a plan of action to make changes that meet your goals but still fit into your life. Give you the tools and know-how you need to take care of your diabetes. Support you now and in the future as you live with and manage diabetes. Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support sounds like a lot. But, really, it is all about YOU and what you want! Feel better when living with diabetes. Professional diabetes educators and DSMES can help! Hospital or Health Department Based Programs in Michigan (Accept Medicaid and Other Insurance) View a list sorted by hospital name Search for a program near you Who is Eligible? People with diabetes that are newly diagnosed have had a change in treatment or condition have never received comprehensive diabetes self-management education Meeting these conditions does not assure coverage. Most people can meet with their diabetes educator yearly as needed. Four Critical Times To Consider a Referral to DSMES In June, 2015, a joint statement regarding Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support was released by the American Diabetes Association, American Association of Diabetes Educators and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. At Diagnosis: All newly diagnosed persons with type 2 diabetes should receive DSME. Annually: All persons with diabete Continue reading >>

Diabetes Education | Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital

Diabetes Education | Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital

At Hayes Green Beach, we want to improve the quality of life for patients with diabetes by providing an educational program to guide self-management, thus preventing and limiting long-term health complications. Newly diagnosed individuals are taught vital tactics: The objective for the individual is to be able to manage safely at home until he/she can be enrolled in the classes. Patients can schedule appointments with the nurse and dietitian to discuss individual self-care and meal planning. The curriculum of this class is designed to promote appropriate self-care based upon state and national standards. Classes are taught by registered professionals, including a nurse, dietitian, pharmacist, and physical therapist, and meet each Monday with rotating day and evening classes. The classes are broken up into four parts with topics including: This free support group offers assistance to all individuals with diabetes and their families. Healthcare professionals and speakers present topics ranging from new medications and treatments to healthy eating. The support group meets the fourth Thursday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., at AL!VE . HGBs Diabetes Self-Management Education Program is certified by the Michigan Department of Community Health and the American Diabetes Association. The Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hopsital's Diabetes Education program is in the hospital's physician practice building, located at 111 Lansing Street, in Charlotte. For more information on Diabetes Education or to register for a class, please call 517-543-1050, ext. 52390. Continue reading >>

Diabetes Education Program

Diabetes Education Program

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland (SJMO) Diabetes Education Program The Diabetes Education Program is a diabetes self-management education program certified by the Michigan Department of Community Health and accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Our 10 hour program is led by pharmacists and dieticians. The program includes a one-on-one individual assessment, individual and group educational classes, and an individualized meal plan. Classes are offered during the morning, afternoon, evening and select Saturdays to accommodate your schedule. Many patients request to bring along a family member or friend. There is no additional charge for them to attend with you. We offer informative, convenient diabetes education classes. Classes are held on the SJMO campus. These comprehensive classes address the nutritional, medicinal and behavioral changes that are needed when living with diabetes. A wide variety of topics are addressed, including: Cost: Please check with your insurance to see if diabetes self-management education is a covered benefit. Medicare, Medicaid and most private insurance companies cover the education program. Referral: A Diabetes Education Program Referral signed by your physician is needed for an individual assessment and educational classes. Clickhere to download the form. Call 248-858-3020 to schedule an appointment. When diagnosed with diabetes, lifestyle improvements are often necessary. St. Joseph Mercy Oakland has a diabetes self-management education program to help individuals with these improvements. The diabetes education team will work closely with your referring physician and other health care providers to ensure that you understand, can monitor, and manage your diabetes. For more information, click here. Continue reading >>

U-m Adult Diabetes Education Program

U-m Adult Diabetes Education Program

The U-Ms Adult Diabetes Education Program continues to expand its staff, services and outreach in response to the growing population of adults facing a diagnosis of type 1, type 2 or gestational diabetes. Ours is one of a select number of programs certified by the American Diabetes Association (ADA). Our nurses and dietitians are Certified Diabetes Educators (CDEs). We offer more programs and services for adults with type 1 diabetes than anywhere else in Michigan and the surrounding region. Targeting adults 18 years of age and older who are newly diagnosed with diabetes, as well as anyone who would like an update to improve their diabetes management, the program offers a wide range of individual, group and self-guided educational opportunities, including: Group classes in diabetes self-management (at our main clinic and four satellite locations) One-on-one pre-conception counseling for women with diabetes who wish to ensure a safer pregnancy Insulin pump training (with staff certified on four insulin pumps) Continuous Glucose Monitor training and support Free diabetes support groups for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes A free educational tool for providers and patients everywhere One of the newest tools available through U-M is Diabetes 101: Taking Charge! This 56-page educational handbook covers topics such as meal planning, carbohydrate counting, monitoring blood sugar, exercise, medications, stress management, managing sick days and much more. Written by the certified diabetes educators, physicians and staff of the U-M Adult Diabetes Clinic, the state-of-the-art handbook reflects the latest research findings and was developed with feedback from several patient groups. In addition to a printed version, the handbook is available in PDF form for health providers and pat Continue reading >>

Diabetes Classes | Michigan Medicine

Diabetes Classes | Michigan Medicine

Diabetes Education Classes at the University of Michigan The team of educators at the University of Michigan Health System knows that learning to manage your diabetes can be challenging. Our certified team of diabetes experts wants to empower you to take charge of your diabetes so that you may live a healthy, fulfilling life. Our Diabetes Education Program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association, and has been certified by the Michigan Department of Community Health since June 2001. The recognition and certification process is based on National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education, the American Diabetes Association and MDCH requirements. Classes are led by our Diabetes Education Program staff. The team consists of certified diabetes educator nurses and dietitians. We have expertise in diabetes devices, with certification in training, prep and self-management for insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors (CGM). Our dietitians hold certificates of training in adult weight management by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Learn more about the following diabetes education classes: Classes cover a number of topics, including: The Flexible Management Classes (or Intensive Management Classes) are designed for adults with type1 diabetes. Four evening sessions, two and a half hours long, are held every other month. This class is recommended eitherfor adults who are newly diagnosed with diabetes, or for adults who would like to obtain the most current information to help with their diabetes management, as well as for adults who are interested in an insulin pump. Our goal for this class is to give you tools and suggestions that you will be able to utilize in dealing with your diabetes. The information in this program is tailored to what is important Continue reading >>

Diabetes Education - St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea, Chelsea, Michigan (mi)

Diabetes Education - St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea, Chelsea, Michigan (mi)

On January 13, 2015 Elaine O'Neill, RN, CDE, St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Program Coordinator, Outpatient Diabetes Education, sat in with Lucy Ann Lance and Bob Pierce of Chelsea Chamber of Commerce to discuss diabetes, symptoms of diabetes, and how diabetes education can change lives. The Lucy Ann Lance Show airs on WLBY 1290 AM. People with pre-diabetes and diabetes can have an impact on their health by understanding how to manage this disease. Diabetes is a lifelong condition, but it is controllable. Self-care is the most important factor in reducing health problems related to diabetes. You can learn how to manage and control this disease by using the information taught in our individual or group classes. The expert staff can help you with information on: Decrease, slow or reverse long-term complications Increase your ability to provide self-care Provide opportunity for follow-up and support from health professionals Diabetes Education is reimbursed by Medicare, Medicaid and most other private insurance plans. If you have an HMO, you may be required to obtain prior authorization. If you have previously attended Diabetes Education classes, but need a refresher, Medicare covers a 2 hour annual education review with either/both the nurse and the dietician. If you are interested in improving your quality of life with diabetes, ask your physician for a referral to our Outpatient Diabetes Education Program. We also offer a FREE Diabetes Sharing group to area residents and their families. Call 734-593-5280 for more information. Continue reading >>

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