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The TDC Tool Kit is now available for your iPad.

(The ebook version of the Tool Kit is only compatible with the iBook at this time).


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(Publication Number: E10-114, Published August 2009, Revised July 2012)

The Sixth Edition of the Diabetes Tool Kit is divided into the three sections indicated below. When opened, each PDF file displays an open “Bookmarks” tab for ease of navigation between chapters and topics. If you have difficulty viewing or using the files online, download each file to your computer by right-clicking on the link and choosing “Save Target As…”. You will then be prompted to select a location to save the file on your computer. Treatment Algorithms, Protocols, Guidelines and Recommendations are updated more frequently than other sections of the Tool Kit.  To access the most recent version of the documents found in this section, visit the Algorithms and Guidelines section of this site and download the document you’re interested in using.


  1. Overview
  2. Standards & Practice Recommendations
  3. Pregnancy & Diabetes
  4. Monitoring
  5. Acute Complications of Diabetes
  6. Chronic Complications of Diabetes
  7. Diabetes Education
  8. Medications
  9. Resources



  1. Prevention
  2. Weight Loss
  3. Exercise
  4. Nutrition
  5. Glycemic Control
  6. Cardiovascular Risk Reduction
  7. Insulin Administration
  8. Foot Care
  9. Pain Management
  10. Care of the Elderly


3. Patient Handouts in English (PDF, 10.5 MB), in Spanish (PDF, 9.7 MB)

Copy patient handouts as needed for patient education.



  1. Overview
  2. Pregnancy
  3. Monitoring
  4. Nutrition
  5. Physical Activity
  6. Medications
  7. Acute Complications of Diabetes
  8. Chronic Complications of Diabetes
  9. Hygiene
  10. Psychosocial Issues
  11. Miscellaneous
  12. Resources


4. Survey (PDF, 157kb)