Diabetes and Dyslipidemia Toolkit

The Diabetes and Dyslipidemia Tool/Care Kit includes web resources and printable documents for clinicians and patients that can facilitate patient care and communication.

This toolkit accompanies the 3-case series, Dialogues on Diabetes and Dyslipidemia.

This program is supported by an educational grant from Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

Professional Resources

At-a-Glance References 

ADA Criteria for Diagnosis of Diabetes

ADA Recommendations for Managing Dyslipidemia in Diabetes

Criteria for Testing for Diabetes in Asymptomatic Adult Individuals

Mechanisms of Action of Glucose-Lowering Oral Antidiabetic Agents

Patient Characteristics Associated With Safety of High-dose Statin
and Combination Statin Therapy

Reasons for Nonadherence to Statin Therapy and Suggestions
for Improving Adherence

Treatment Goals for Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Web Resources

Risk Assessment Tool for Estimating 10-year Risk of Developing Hard CHD (Myocardial Infarction and Coronary Death)

Estimate of 10-Year Risk for Coronary Heart Disease Framingham Point Scores

Third Report of the Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (Adult Treatment Panel III)

Patient Resources

Web Resources

Calculate Your Body Mass Index

What Is Cholesterol?

Why Is a Healthy Weight Important? 

Portion Distortion (slides)

Take Steps to Prevent Diabetes

Patient Handouts (PDFs)

NCEP What You Need To Know About High Blood Cholesterol

Do You Know Your Cholesterol Levels? (English and Spanish)

NHLBI High Blood Cholesterol: What You Need to Know

Lowering Your Cholesterol with TLC

Controlling Cholesterol with Statins

My Family Plan to Lower to Lower Blood Cholesterol Levels

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