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posted: 05/10/2009

Islets of Hope publication with information about programs available in the United States and Canada.

posted: 01/18/2011

Discusses how to have conversations with your oncologist about a cancer diagnosis.

posted: 03/07/2011

The Diabetes and Healthy Eyes Toolkit provides community health workers and health educators with unique tools to inform people with diabetes and their loved ones about diabetic eye disease and maintaining healthy vision.

Available in English and Spanish, the Toolkit includes the following:

  • Diabetes and Healthy Eyes Flipchart. Use this in small group settings to help educate people about diabetic eye disease.

  • Diabetes and Healthy Eyes Module. This module provides background information about diabetic eye disease and details how to use the flipchart to educate people about diabetic eye disease.

  • Watch Out for Your Vision! Brochure. (¡Ojo con su Visión! Si tiene diabetes, lea esta historia) Booklet. Distribute copies of this booklet to people with diabetes to educate them about the importance of getting a dilated eye exam at least once a year.

  • Medicare Benefits Card. Help promote the glaucoma and diabetic eye disease benefit under Medicare.

  • Publications Order Form. Order diabetic eye disease materials and resources.

  • Evaluation Form. Share your thoughts and experiences using the Toolkit.

  • CD-ROM with copies of the module, flipchart and handouts.
posted: 01/18/2011

A sample form that providers may adapt for use with their patient with diabetes.

posted: 02/11/2009

Falling Through The Cracks: Stories of how Health Insurance Can Fail People with Diabetes (PDF via HealthInsuranceInfo.net)

posted: 01/18/2011

Descriptions of resources available for various aspects of diabetes care.

posted: 01/18/2011

Fact sheet on programs and options available for assistance.

posted: 01/18/2011

A resource list compiled by RxAssist staff.

posted: 01/18/2011

Descriptions of various entltlement programs that might assist individuals living with cancer.

posted: 01/21/2011

Helpguide.org is a non-profit with information about specific mental health disorders as well as general information on emotional well-being.  The site has information about medication associated with specific conditions and links to treatment options and other information sources.

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