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Rural Diabetes Prevention and Management Toolkit


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

The modules in this toolkit contain information and resources to guide developing, implementing, evaluating, and sustaining a rural program for diabetes prevention and/or management. For more information on rural community health programs, including general strategies for developing and implementing a program, visit the Rural Community Health Toolkit.

Module 1: Diabetes in Rural Communities
Overview of diabetes in the U.S. and unique challenges for rural communities.

Module 2: Diabetes Program Models
Models for diabetes prevention and management programs.

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

Module 4: Implementation
Implementation considerations for diabetes prevention and management programs.

Module 5: Evaluation
Considerations, data collection strategies, and measures for evaluating diabetes prevention programs.

Module 6: Funding and Sustainability
Strategies to ensure the funding and sustainability of diabetes prevention and management programs.

Module 7: Dissemination Best Practices
Strategies for sharing information and results from diabetes prevention and management programs.