In 2002, the Office of Public Health Genomics (OPHG) started the Family History Public Health Initiative to increase awareness of family history as an important risk factor for common chronic diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes and to promote programs aimed at reducing the burden of these diseases.
This user-friendly guide is to help families who have a child with a genetic condition connect with their doctors and other medical professionals.
The Informed Consent for Genetic Testing booklet was created to provide patient education about genetic testing so the most informed decision can be made about submitting a sample for testing.
The Special Care for Special Kids guide was created to provide general information that may assist parents of infants or children with any type of special healthcare need. This guide is meant to help parents start building a ‘medical home’ for their child together with their primary care providers.
This Spanish tipsheet is great for providers to share with their gestational diabetic patients.
Printable guide with answers to commonly asked questions from teens about diabetes.
Advice on health, emotions and life for teenagers with diabetes.
A compilation of diabetes resources from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases from treatments and publications to prevention strategies and clinical trials.
Helpful advice for teenagers with diabetes that may be leaving home for the first time for either college or the working world.