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Rural Diabetes Prevention and Management Toolkit


Welcome to the Rural Diabetes Prevention and Management Toolkit. This toolkit provides you with resources and best practices to identify, implement, and sustain a program to prevent and/or manage diabetes in rural areas.

The toolkit is made up of several modules that will guide you through the development of a program for your area:

Module 1: Diabetes in Rural Communities
An overview of diabetes in rural communities.

Module 2: Diabetes Program Models
Six diabetes prevention models and their characteristics.

Module 3: Program Clearinghouse
Examples of diabetes prevention programs that have been implemented in rural communities.

Module 4: Implementation
Implementation considerations for diabetes prevention programs.

Module 5: Evaluation
Evaluation considerations, frameworks and methodologies, data collection strategies and measures for your diabetes prevention program.

Module 6: Sustainability
Strategies to ensure the sustainability of your diabetes prevention program.

Module 7: Dissemination Best Practices
Methods to share your diabetes prevention program and the results.