Diabetes

Tools and Resources for Campaigns & Promotions

Select a section:

  1. Populations

Racial/Ethnic Minorities

African Americans

African Americans and Diabetes
http://www.diabetes.org/in-my-community/awareness-programs/african-american-programs/?loc=imc-slabnav
This American Diabetes Association site has resources and facts about African Americans and diabetes.

Hispanic/Latino

Latinos and Diabetes
http://www.diabetes.org/espanol/
This American Diabetes Association site has resources and facts about Latinos and diabetes.

Controle Su Diabetes
http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/spanish/controle/index.htm
This guide is the Spanish version of the CDC's popular patient guide, Take Charge of Your Diabetes.

Native Americans

Just Move It
http://www.justmoveit.org/
Just Move It is a national campaign targeted towards American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Asian American/Pacific Islanders
     
Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Diabetes 
http://www.diabetes.org/in-my-community/awareness-programs/aanhpi/?loc=imc-slabnav
The "Take Care of Your Heart" program helps Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders with diabetes. Materials are available in many different languages.

Age

Children and Adolescents

Action For Healthy Kids (AFHK)
http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/
The aim of AFHK is to improve children’s eating habits and increase their physical activity in schools through national and state-level efforts.

We Can! Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity & Nutrition
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/wecan/
WeCan! is a program designed for parents and caregivers to help children stay at a healthy weight by improving food choices, increasing physical activity, and reducing TV viewing time.

University of Texas School of Public Health, at Houston Human Nutrition Center
http://catchinfo.org/
CATCH (Child & Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health) provides curriculum materials and evaluation methods. CATCH also offers training to those interested in starting a program in their school.

Older Adults

The Power to Control Diabetes is in Your Hands
http://www.ndep.nih.gov/publications/PublicationDetail.aspx?PubId=144
The Power to Control Diabetes is in Your Hands educates older adults about the importance of managing their diabetes and accessing Medicare benefits that help pay for diabetes equipment and supplies.

  1. Settings

    School-based

    Action For Healthy Kids (AFHK)
    http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/
    The aim of AFHK is to improve children’s eating habits and increase their physical activity in schools through national and state-level efforts.

    University of Texas School of Public Health, at Houston Human Nutrition Center
    http://www.sph.uth.tmc.edu/catch/
    CATCH (Child & Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health) provides curriculum materials and evaluation methods. CATCH also offers training to those interested in starting a program in their school.

  2. Implementation

    Department of Health and Human Services We Can! Program
    http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/wecan/get-involved/communities.htm
    This site provides materials needed for starting a We Can! Community Program.

    We Can! Energize Our Community Tool Kit
    http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/wecan_mats/toolkit.htm
    The toolkit offers a curricula for parents to increase access and availability of healthy foods, increase physical activity, and reduce screen time.

    Take Charge of Your Diabetes
    http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/pubs/tcyd/index.htm
    This is a guide from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help control and manage diabetes.

    Controle Su Diabetes
    http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/spanish/controle/index.htm
    This guide is the Spanish version of the CDC's popular patient guide, Take Charge of Your Diabetes.

    Eat Smart, Move More…North Carolina
    http://www.myeatsmartmovemore.com/
    Eat Smart, Move More...North Carolina is a statewide initiative that promotes increased opportunities for physical activity and healthy eating through policy and environmental change.

    Action For Healthy Kids (AFHK)
    http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/tools-for-schools
    The aim of AFHK is to improve children’s eating habits and increase their physical activity in schools through national and state-level efforts.

    We Can! Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity & Nutrition
    http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/wecan/
    WeCan! is a program designed for parents and caregivers to help children 8-13 years old stay at a healthy weight by improving food choices, increasing physical activity, and reducing TV viewing time.

    University of Texas School of Public Health, at Houston Human Nutrition Center
    http://www.sph.uth.tmc.edu/catch/
    CATCH (Child & Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health) provides curriculum materials and evaluation methods for health intervention programs. CATCH also offers training to those interested in starting a program in their school.

  3. Other Tools/Resources

    Action for Healthy Kids
    http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/resources.php
    This section of Action for Healthy Kids provides everything needed to start taking action from initiating an after-school program to instituting a school wellness policy.
         
    Take Time to Care about Diabetes
    http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ByAudience/ForWomen/WomensHealthTopics/ucm117969.htm
    Take Time to Care about Diabetes is a diabetes program for women. Educational materials and recipes are available in English and other languages.

    Control Your Diabetes. For Life
    http://ndep.nih.gov/partners-community-organization/campaigns/ControlYourDiabetesForLife.aspx
    “Control Your Diabetes. For Life” is a media campaign available with patient education for all age groups with patient education materials, PSAs, diabetes articles and fact sheets.  Patient education materials are available in multiple languages.

    Just Move It - Tools
    http://www.justmoveit.org/jmi/tools.htm
    The Just Move It tools site has recipes, tracking tools, and talking points for implementing a Just Move It program for American Indians and Alaska Natives.

    World Diabetes Day
    http://www.worlddiabetesday.org/node/41
    This site has information and materials for World Diabetes Day, celebrated each 14 November.


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