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
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 & 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.