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Eye Care Interprofessional Communication Protocol

Help facilitate the exchange of information between health care professionals and eye care professionals in order to improve outcomes and preserve vision in people with diabetes.
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A Practical Guide to Diabetes-Related Eye Care

In this guide, the authors review the practice aspects of diabetes-related eye screening and treatment and offer suggestions to facilitate successful collaboration between eye care professionals and health care professions. <a href="https://diabetesjournals.org/compendia/issue/2022/3">Read the Compendium.</a>
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NEW Focus on Diabetes Pocket Guide

Use this updated guide to clinical eye care to understand key recommendations for health care professionals on eye health management for people with or who are at risk for diabetes
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Prevention and Management of Diabetes-Related Eye Disease

Download the Prevention and Management of Diabetes-Related Eye Disease pdf for your patients with diabetes.
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Diabetic Retinopathy in the Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes

The 2022 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes includes all of ADA's current clinical practice recommendations and is intended to provide clinicians, patients, researchers, payers, and others with the components of diabetes care, general treatment goals, and tools to evaluate the quality of care. The recommendations are based on an extensive review of the clinical diabetes literature, supplemented with input from ADA staff and the medical community at large.
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American Diabetes Association Eye Health Interest Group Webinar Sessions

Help Patients with Low Vision

View this webinar from ADA’s 2020 Scientific Sessions to hear Dr. Richard Shuldiner explore commonly used devices to improve the quality of life for patients with low vision.

Common Ocular Symptoms and Questions Encountered by Primary Care Providers, Diabetes Education Specialists, and Diabetologists

View this webinar from ADA’s 2020 Scientific Sessions to hear Dr. Richard Calderon discuss frequently asked questions people with diabetes may have about their eye health.