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Shields L, Guey-Shiang T, eds. 2015. CDAPP sweet success: Guidelines for care. Sacramento, CA: California Department of Health, Center for Family Health, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Division, 1 v.

Annotation: This state program guide for the California Diabetes and Pregnancy Program contains these chapters: (1) overview; (2) preconception and interconception care for preexisting diabetes; (3) medical management and education for preexisting diabetes during pregnancy; (4) medical management and education for gestational diabetes mellitus; (5) impact of maternal diabetes on fetal development and neonatal care; (6) exercise; (7) medical nutrition therapy; (8) breastfeeding; (9) behavioral and psychosocial components of care; and (10) cultural competency. The program website contains additional program information and professional and consumer information including materials in Spanish.

Keywords: Diabetes mellitus, Gestational diabetes, Maternal Nutrition, Maternal health, Nutrition education, Pregnancy, Prenatal care, Spanish language materials

Endocrine Society. 2014-. A successful approach to managing pediatric adult transitions of care. Chevy Chase, MD: Endocrine Society, multiple items.

Annotation: These toolkits are designed to help health professionals manage pediatric-to-adult transitions of care for their clients with various chronic endocrine conditions including growth hormone deficiency and type 1 diabetes. Topics include assessing client skills, client self-assessment, recommended approach to planning for pediatric practices, and recommended approach to receiving a new client. Forms, clinical summaries, client fact sheets, dosing guides, and and other resources are included. Toolkits for childhood cancer, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, and Turner syndrome are forthcoming.

Contact: Endocrine Society, 2055 L Street, N.W., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 971-3636 Web Site: http://www.endo-society.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent health services, Adolescents, Assessment, Children, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Diabetes mellitus, Disease management, Endocrine diseases, Forms, Pediatric care, Resources for professionals, Special health care needs, Transition planning

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. 2014. Gestational diabetes mellitus: Screening. Rockville, MD: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, multiple items.

Annotation: This web site provides the current recommendation, evidence reports, clinical summaries, consumer fact sheet, and comparative effectiveness review for screening asymptomatic pregnant women after 24 weeks for gestational diabetes mellitus.

Contact: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, Telephone: (301) 427-1584 Web Site: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Diabetes mellitus, Gestational diabetes, Literature reviews, MCH research, Pregnant women, Screening

Lorenzo SB. 2014. Diabetes in kids and teens: Resources for families (upd.). Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, 1 p.

Annotation: This brief is designed to help families find diabetes care, services, and support and websites about diabetes in kids and adolescents. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.ncemch.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Adolescents, Bibliographies, Child health, Children, Diabetes mellitus, Electronic publications, Families

National Diabetes Education Program. 2014. Did you have gestational diabetes when you were pregnant? What you need to know [rev. ed.]. [Bethesda, MD]: National Diabetes Educational Program, 2 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet for consumers provides information about gestational diabetes and about what women who had this condition while pregnant can do to reduce the chances that they or their child will get diabetes later in life. The fact sheet provides action steps for women (including getting tested for diabetes, eating healthy foods and being more active) and for the whole family.

Contact: National Diabetes Education Program, One Diabetes Way, Bethesda, MD 20841-9692, Telephone: (301) 496-3583 Web Site: http://ndep.nih.gov Available from the website. Document Number: NIH Publication No. 12-6019; NDEP-88.

Keywords: Breastfeeding, Child health, Consumer education materials, Diabetes mellitus, Families, Gestational diabetes, Nutrition, Obesity, Physical activity, Pregnancy, Prevention, Screening tests, Women's health

Senerchia S, ed; Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy and Leadership; Black Women's Health Imperative; Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan; Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies; National Council of La Raza; and Society for Public Health Education. 2014. Reach for health equity: Racial and ethnic approaches to community health–A look at how six minority-serving national organizations are working to decrease health disparities. Washington, DC: Society for Public Health Education, 71 pp.

Annotation: This document describes the experiences of six national organizations that serve minority communities (MNOs) to design and implement health equity projects that would work towards closing the health disparity gap in at least one of the following racial and ethnic minority groups: African Americans/Black, American Indian/Alaska Native, Latino/Hispanic American, Asian, and Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander. The MNOs focused on reducing disparities in one or more of the following health priority areas: breast and cervical cancer screening and management, cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, tobacco use, and infant mortality. Contents include data on health disparities for racial and ethnic minority groups in the United States, information about collaborative efforts and the impact of collaborative and unique organizational effects, and descriptions of the MNO projects.

Contact: Society for Public Health Education, 10 G Street, N.E., Suite 605, Washington, DC 20002, Telephone: (202) 408-9804 Fax: (202) 408-9815 E-mail: info@sophe.org Web Site: http://www.sophe.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Barriers, Breast cancer, Cardiovascular diseases, Cervical cancer, Collaboration, Diabetes mellitus, Disease prevention, Equal opportunities, Ethnic groups, Health status, High risk groups, Infant mortality, Minority health, Public health, Screening, Tobacco use

Cohen K, Barzaga CE. 2014. Diabetes mellitus and oral health: Ignoring the evidence may be a costly mistake. Pomona, CA: Center for Oral Health, 7 pp.

Annotation: This brief explores the relationship between conditions in the oral cavity and systemic diseases and, specifically, periodontal disease and diabetes mellitus. Topics include the prevalence of periodontitis in adults in the United States and related costs, the impact of periodontal therapy on general health, access to oral health care services for adults with low incomes, and recommendations for policymakers and administrators at the federal and state level.

Contact: Center for Oral Health, 309 East Second Street, Pomona, CA 91766-1854, Telephone: (909) 469-8300 Fax: (510) 380-6637 E-mail: info@tc4oh.org Web Site: http://www.centerfororalhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adults, Costs, Dental insurance, Diabetes mellitus, Low income groups, Medicaid, Oral health, Policy development, State programs

New York State Department of Health. 2013. Children with diabetes: A resource guide for families and schools. Albany, NY: New York State Department of Health, 100 pp.

Annotation: This resource guide provides practical tools and information for families of children with diabetes. Topics include an overview of diabetes in children, general diabetes information, type 1 diabetes in children, type 2 diabetes in children, reducing risk for type 2 diabetes in children, a team approach to caring for children with diabetes, diabetes team roles and responsibilities, managing diabetes while away from home, special considerations, and diabetes considerations and the law.

Contact: New York State Department of Health, Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237, Telephone: (866) 881-2809 E-mail: dohweb@health.state.ny.us Web Site: http://www.health.ny.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Diabetes mellitus, Families, Health care, High risk children, Legislation, Prevention, Risk factors

Anderson KL, Olson S, and Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice. 2013. Leveraging culture to address health inequalities: Examples from Native communities—Workshop summary. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 91 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes a workshop convened in November 2012 to discuss the sizable health inequities affecting Native American, Alaska Native, First Nation, and Pacific Islander populations and the potential role of culture in helping to reduce those inequities. This report summarizes the presentations and discussion of the workshop and includes case studies that examine programs aimed at diabetes prevention and management and cancer prevention and treatment programs.

Contact: National Academies Press, 500 Fifth Street, N.W., Keck 360, Washington, DC 20001, Telephone: (202) 334-3313 Secondary Telephone: (888) 624-8373 Fax: (202) 334-2451 E-mail: customer_service@nap.edu Web Site: http://www.nap.edu $36, plus shipping and handling; also available from the website, after registration. Document Number: ISBN 978-0-309-29256-6.

Keywords: Minority health, Alaska natives, American Indians, Barriers, Cancer, Cultural factors, Diabetes mellitus, Disease prevention, Health status disparities, Pacific Islanders, Prevention services, Preventive health services, Socioeconomic factors

Expert Panel on Integrated Guidelines for Cardiovascular Health and Risk Reduction in Children and Adolescents. 2012. Integrated guidelines for cardiovascular health and risk reduction in children and adolescents: The report of the expert panel. Bethesda, MD: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 202 pp., summ. (73 pp.).

Annotation: This report is from a panel of experts convened by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to establish a new approach for guideline development on promoting cardiovascular health (CV) and identifying and managing specific CV risk factors from infancy through young adulthood. Topics include the state of the science, screening for risk factors, nutrition and diet, physical activity, tobacco exposure, high blood pressure, lipids and lipoproteins, overweight and obesity, diabetes mellitus and other conditions, risk factor clustering, perinatal factors, inflammatory markers, an integrated CV health schedule, and implications of the guidelines.

Contact: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Health Information Center, P.O. Box 30105, Bethesda, MD 20824-0105, Telephone: (301) 592-8573 Secondary Telephone: (240) 629-3255 Fax: (301) 592-8563 E-mail: NHLBIinfo@nhlbi.nih.gov Web Site: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/infoctr/index.htm Available from the website. Document Number: NIH Publication No. 12-7486.

Keywords: , Adolescent health, Blood pressure disorders, Cardiovascular diseases, Child health, Diabetes mellitus, Guidelines, Health promotion, Infant health, Nutrition, Physical activity, Research, Risk factors, Screening, Tobacco use

The Arc of New Jersey, Mainstreaming Medical Care. 2012. Prevent, understand, and live with diabetes: A guide for individuals with developmental disabilities. North Brunswick, NJ: The Arc of New Jersey, Mainstreaming Medical Care, ca. 65 pp.

Annotation: This guide assists those with intellectual disabilities in preventing and managing Type 2 diabetes by defining the condition and offering advice on prevention. It discusses the importance of getting tested early for diabetes, the role of exercise, healthy weight, and healthy foods in preventing diabetes; understanding the warning signs and blood sugar testing; and how stress, oral health, and visits to the doctor help with the control and monitoring of the disease. This publication is in English and Spanish.

Contact: The Arc of New Jersey, 985 Livingston Avennue, North Brunswick, NJ 08902, Telephone: (732) 246-2525 Fax: (732) 214-1834 E-mail: info@arcnj.org Web Site: http//www.arcnj.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Diabetes mellitus, Disease prevention, Exercise, Health promotion, Low literacy materials, Nutrition, Physical activity, Spanish language materials, Weight management

Bauer AF. 2011. Disparities in food access and in opportunities for physical activity. Washington, DC: Grantmakers In Health, 2 pp. (Views from the field)

Annotation: This document discusses the causes for the rise in preventable chronic diseases, including obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and some cancers, in Massachusetts and across the country. The article also highlights some of the key factors that have produced this change and the parts of the population that are most affected. Topics include health access and outcomes in Massachusetts, Boston health data, access to and affordability of healthy food, opportunities for physical activity, and encouraging healthy behaviors.

Contact: Grantmakers In Health, 1100 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20036-4101, Telephone: (202) 452-8331 Fax: (202) 452-8340 Web Site: http://www.gih.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Cardiovascular diseases, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Costs, Diabetes mellitus, Food consumption, Health promotion, Income factors, Massachusetts, Obesity, Physical activity, Prevention, Racial factors, Strokes

National Diabetes Education Program. 2010. It's never too early to prevent diabetes: A lifetime of small steps for a healthy family. [Bethesda, MD]: National Diabetes Education Program, 2 pp.

Annotation: This flyer defines gestational diabetes, describes the link between gestational diabetes and type 2 diabetes and lists preventive actions to assist someone who had gestational diabetes from getting type 2 diabetes.

Contact: National Diabetes Education Program, One Diabetes Way, Bethesda, MD 20841-9692, Telephone: (301) 496-3583 Web Site: http://ndep.nih.gov Available at no charge; also available from the website. Document Number: NIH Pub. No. 08-6019.

Keywords: Consumer education materials, Diabetes mellitus, Disease prevention, Gestational diabetes

National Diabetes Education Program. 2010. Helping the student with diabetes succeed: A guide for school personnel. (upd. ed.). [Bethesda, MD]: National Diabetes Education Program, 147 pp.

Annotation: This guide updates school personnel about diabetes management and shares a set of practices to enable schools to ensure a safe learning environment for students with diabetes, especially those who use insulin to control the disease. The guide includes a primer for school personnel; discusses actions that personnel, parents or guardians, and students can take; provides tools for effective diabetes management in schools; and discusses school responsibilities under federal laws. Resources, a glossary of diabetes terms, and a bibliography are included.

Contact: National Diabetes Education Program, One Diabetes Way, Bethesda, MD 20841-9692, Telephone: (301) 496-3583 Web Site: http://ndep.nih.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Diabetes insipidus, Diabetes mellitus, Disease management, Legislation, School age children, School health, Treatment

Rugge B, King V, Davis E, Schechtel M, Hickam D. 2009. Gestational diabetes: Caring for women during and after pregnancy—Clinician's guide. Rockville, MD: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2 pp. (Effective health care program)

Annotation: This guide summarizes clinical evidence about prenatal treatment and delivery management for women with gestational diabetes. It also summarizes evidence about follow-up for the development of type 2 diabetes among women who have had gestational diabetes. The guide discusses the clinical issue, insulin and hypoglycemic medications, the timing and mode of delivery, considerations, and a resource for women.

Contact: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 427-1104 Secondary Telephone: (301) 427-1364 Web Site: http://www.ahrq.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Diabetes mellitus, Gestational diabetes, Hypoglycemia, Pregnant women, Prenatal care, Treatment, Women's health

Waidman T. 2009. Estimating the cost of racial and ethnic health disparities. Washington, DC: Urban Institute, 18 pp.

Annotation: This policy brief estimates the magnitude of current cost burdens both nationally and for several large states for a select set of preventable diseases (diabetes, hypertension, stroke or renal disease, and poor general health), focusing on racial and ethnic disparities in these diseases. The brief provides background, discusses data and methods, and presents national results and results for selected states.

Contact: Urban Institute, 2100 M Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037, Telephone: (202) 833-7200 Fax: (202) 467-5775 E-mail: http://www.urban.org/about/contact.cfm Web Site: http://www.urban.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Blacks, Costs, Diabetes mellitus, Health, Health insurance, Hispanic Americans, Hypertension, Low income groups, Medicaid, Prevention, Public policy, Racial factors, Stroke

Gortmaker S, Long M, Wang YC. 2009. The negative impact of sugar-sweetened beverages on children's health. Princeton, NJ: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Healthy Eating Research, 7 pp.

Annotation: This report examines research studies on the health impacts of sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption; presents initial conclusions based on these studies; and identifies areas for additional research. The report includes a definition of the term, sugar sweetened beverages; describes the connection between SSB consumption and Type 2 diabetes; and discusses children's and adolescents' access to SSBs. Tables indicate trends in children's and adolescent' consumption of SSBs.

Contact: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 50 College Road East, Princeton, NJ 08540-6614, Telephone: (877) 843-7953 Fax: Web Site: http://www.rwjf.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Beverages, Child health, Child nutrition, Diabetes mellitus, Research, Sugar, Trends

National Diabetes Education Program. 2009. Tips for kids: How to lower your risk for type 2 diabetes. Bethesda, MD: National Diabetes Education Program, 4 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet for children and adolescents provides information about how to lower their risk for type 2 diabetes. It explains what the disease is and discusses what to do to stay healthy, what puts children and adolescents at risk, how to be active, how to make good food choices, and how to prepare healthy snacks.

Contact: National Diabetes Education Program, One Diabetes Way, Bethesda, MD 20841-9692, Telephone: (301) 496-3583 Web Site: http://ndep.nih.gov Available from the website. Document Number: NIH Pub. No. 09-529K.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Child health, Consumer education materials, Diabetes mellitus, Food consumption, Materials for children, Obesity, Physical activity, Prevention, Risk factors

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health. 2008. The healthy woman: A complete guide for all ages. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health; for sale by U.S. Government Printing Office, 518 pp.

Annotation: This book for consumers discusses risk factors for major diseases that affect women. Some of the topics include heart disease, stroke, cancer, type 2 diabetes, autoimmune disease, blood disorders, and sexually transmitted infections. The book also explains (1) what happens to the body with various diseases, (2) tips for handling many diseases and health conditions, (3) how to stay healthy during key phases of a woman's life, such as pregnancy and menopause, (4) how to communicate with health professionals, (5) the screening tests and immunizations that women need, and (6) where to find additional reliable health information.

Contact: U.S. Government Publishing Office, 732 North Capitol Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20401, Telephone: (202) 512-1800 Secondary Telephone: (866) 512-1800 Fax: (202) 512-2104 E-mail: contactcenter@gpo.gov Web Site: http://www.gpo.gov Available from the website. Document Number: ISBN 978-0-16-077183-5.

Keywords: Autoimmune diseases, Cancer, Stroke, Communication, Consumer education materials, Diabetes mellitus, Heart diseases, Immunization, Menopause, Pregnancy, Prevention, Risk factors, Screening, Sexually transmitted diseases, Women's health

Couch R, Jetha M, Dryden DM, Hooton N, Liang Y, Durec T, Summamo E, Spooner C, Milne A, O'Gorman K, Klassen TP. 2008. Diabetes education for children with type 1 diabetes mellitus and their families. Rockville, MD: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, ca. 280 pp. (Evidence report/technology assessment; no. 166)

Annotation: This report discusses the effectiveness of diabetes education on metabolic control, diabetes-related hospitalizations, complications, and knowledge, quality of life, and other psychosocial outcomes for children with type 1 diabetes and their families. Data sources, methods, and results are presented.

Contact: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 427-1104 Secondary Telephone: (301) 427-1364 Web Site: http://www.ahrq.gov Available from the website. Document Number: AHRQ Pub. No. 08-E011.

Keywords: Child health, Diabetes mellitus, Education, Families, Research

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.