In addition to diet and exercise, to improve glycemic control in adult patients with type 2 diabetes. Not for type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis.
RESOURCES TO SHARE WITH YOUR PATIENTS
The following resources are designed to help your adult patients with type 2 diabetes. Encourage them to take advantage of these resources to help with the road ahead.
- Healthy activities
- Healthy eating tips
- Meal makeovers
Encourage patients to use the TRADJENTA Daily Tracker prior to their next appointment. This lifestyle tool helps patients track their diet and exercise habits for a 2-week period and encourages them to bring the tracker in for discussion with you and/or your staff.
By providing a real-world glimpse into patients’ habits, this resource is designed to facilitate a productive, solution-oriented discussion for both you and your patients.
Additional Printable ResourcesStrategiesForChronicCare.com
A wide variety of tools and educational resources for patients are available on the Strategies for Chronic Care website.
The following links contain an abundance of information and useful resources for your patients with type 2 diabetes.AHA Diabetes Resources
The American Heart Association offers a wealth of helpful tools and resources for patients with type 2 diabetes.CDC DIABETES CENTER
The Center for Disease Control provides a broad range of information, management tips, and resources specifically designed for people struggling with type 2 diabetes.
RESOURCES FOR YOUR PRACTICE
The following resource is meant to help you and your practice when treating type 2 diabetes.
Glucose Conversion Guide
Translate A1C into glucose
eAG (mg/dL) = (A1C × 28.7) – 46.7
A1C (%) = (eAG + 46.7) ÷ 28.7
*For educational purposes only.
†Data represent estimated averages.
‡Calculated estimated average glucose reﬂects values over the preceding 3 months.
Reference: 1. Nathan DM, Kuenen J, Borg R, Zheng H, Schoenfeld D, Heine RJ for the A1c-Derived Average Glucose Study Group. Translating the A1C assay into estimated average glucose values. Diabetes Care. 2008;31(8):1473-1478.