Diabetes Program Resources

Diabetes Management in the Workplace

Diabetes Program Strategies: Tools & Resources

This section contains resources for planning an effective program strategy to help you manage diabetes in the workplace. As you create your program strategy consider programs, tools and resources that may be available from:

  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • Retail pharmacies
  • PBM chronic disease centers
  • Physicians and clinicians
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturers
  • Community-based organizations such as health departments

Links to diabetes resources from leading non-profit sources for both employers and consumers are provided here.

For a list of all Diabetes Management in the Workplace toolkit templates, tools and resources, click here.

Employer Resources

National Diabetes Prevention Program
CDC, 2010

National Diabetes Prevention Program Coverage Toolkit: www.coveragetoolkit.org

Digital Diabetes Tools and Solutions
NEBGH Employer Guide, November 2018

Employee Preventive Health Care - Focus on Vaccination

Merck, 2017

Stop Diabetes @ Work
American Diabetes Association
A research-based initiative that can be customized to fit within an existing wellness program or used as a stand-alone healthy worksite program

Organizational Resources
American Diabetes Association
Centered on promoting physical activity, nutrition and increasing awareness surrounding type 2 diabetes; enables companies to champion their employees' healthy living efforts

Diabetes at Work: Home Page (links are currently unavailable)
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
The first online resource specifically designed to address the management of diabetes in the workplace

The Right Fit Resources and strategies can be tailored to fit the needs of your workforce

Kits and Resources by Topic Resources and strategies can be tailored to fit the needs of your workforce

Lesson Plans (8 lesson series) Resources and strategies can be tailored to fit the needs of your workforce

Conduct A Health Risk Assessment Resources and strategies can be tailored to fit the needs of your workforce

Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Change Program Florida Health Care Coalition
A Business Case for Inclusion as a Covered Benefit

Health Information Privacy U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, HIPAA
Rules for protection of personal health information

ADA 2017 Standards of Care in Diabetes American Diabetes Association

Consumer Resources

Diabetes Basics, American Diabetes Association

About Diabetes, American Heart Association

Managing Diabetes, CDC

Prediabetes Risk Test, CDC National Diabetes Prevention program

Diabetes Risk Test, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Diabetes Home, Merck Engage Website

Journey for Control, Merck

Downloadable resources

Conversation Maps (for best results, review these maps with a diabetes health professional)

Diabetes Portion Plate:

Diabetes & Stress American Psychological Association

Innovative Approaches/Technology

How to Use Mobile Technology to Manage Diabetes, UIC

Digital Diabetes Solutions in Action: An Opportunity Study, NEBGH, April 2017

Innovative Diabetes Cost Reduction Strategies, Managed Health Care Executive, April 2016

Why Employers Are Turning to Digital Diabetes Management Solutions, J & J Diabetes Management Newsletter, 2017


Employer-Based Screening for Diabetes and Prediabetes in an Integrated Health Care Delivery System, J Occup Environ Med, November 2015

Approaches to Coverage of the National Diabetes Prevention Program for Employees at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion, September 2016 (includes Costco, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Latham & Watkins, University of Michigan and City of New York)