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Vaccines for Patients with Diabetes

People with diabetes are at higher risk of contracting vaccine-preventable diseases or developing complications from these diseases.1,2 This population has low adult vaccination rates for certain diseases.3

Nurse Practitioners can help patients with diabetes get the immunizations they need by identifying patient and environmental barriers to vaccination.4,5

Two brochures below can help you address the immunization needs of your patients with diabetes and help educate them about the importance of getting vaccinated.

Download the Vaccine Provider Guide to understand the risks of not getting immunized and the recommended vaccines for people with diabetes. You can also download the printable brochure Vaccines for Seniors to help educate your patients about why they should get immunized and the types of diseases that vaccines prevent.