Diabetes

Tools and Resources for Individual Education

Select a section:

  1. Populations

Racial/Ethnic Minorities

Hispanic/Latinos

Prevengamos la Diabetes tipo 2 - Paso a Paso
http://www.ndep.nih.gov/publications/PublicationDetail.aspx?PubId=73
This is a Spanish language diabetes prevention program to prevent type 2 diabetes in Hispanic and Latino Americans. Materials include a music CD, walking guide, and meal planner.

El ABC del control de la Diabetes
http://www.hispanichealth.org/resources.html
This is a Spanish-language publication produced by HispanicHealth.org that provides information important to diabetes management.

Age

Children

Diabetes in Children
This site provides information about the causes, symptoms and treatments for children with diabetes
http://www.momjunction.com/articles/diabetes-children-3-causes-9-symptoms-treatments-aware_0074156/

Type 1 Diabetes: What is It?
http://www.kidshealth.org/teen/diseases_conditions/growth/type1.html
This is a site for teens to learn more about type 1 diabetes.

Kidszone (International)
http://www.diabeteskidsandteens.com.au/kids.html
Kidszone is an Australian site specially designed for kids and teens with Type 1 Diabetes. The site includes diabetes information, information about camps for kids in Australia, and fun activities

Older Adults

Be Active. Eat Well.
http://www.alcoa.ca/e/diabetes/olderadults_guide_e.pdf
This is a brief guide for older adults to prevent and manage type 2 diabetes.

Taking Care of Type 2 Diabetes
English: (http://professional.diabetes.org/content/PML/Taking_Care_of_Type_2_Diabetes_78afdc51-3878-428e-9066-cafa1694cd03/Taking_Care_of_Type_2_Diabetes.pdf)
Spanish: (http://professional.diabetes.org/content/PML/Como_cuidar_la_diabetes_tipo_2_d605e60c-83fc-4449-a24e-1e6fe4a479fe/Como_cuidar_la_diabetes_tipo_2.pdf)
Easily readable one page explanation of Type 2 Diabetes in English and Spanish with a space to write in goals for blood sugars and A1C.

Take Care of Your Feet for a Lifetime
English (http://ndep.nih.gov/media/NDEP4_TakeCareOfFeet_4c_508.pdf)
Spanish (http://ndep.nih.gov/media/NDEP48_Cuide_sus_pies_2c_508.pdf)
Taking Care of Your Feet For a Life Time is a brochure available from the National Diabetes Education Program available in English and Spanish with full description of foot care for all ages.

Gender

Women

Woman and diabetes  
http://www.womenshealthmatters.ca/health-centres/diabetes
 
This site has information on a range of issues regarding women with diabetes.

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.

  1. Implementation

    National Diabetes Education Program
    http://www.ndep.nih.gov/index.htm
    NDEP includes information about diabetes in English, Spanish and Asian and Pacific Islander languages. There is information for diabetes patients, health professionals, partners and media.

    The Food and Nutrition Information Center – Diabetes
    http://fnic.nal.usda.gov//
    The Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC) website provides a directory to practical resources. Visitors can find printable format educational materials, government reports, research papers and more.

  2. Evaluation
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  4. Other Tools/Resources
  5. Be Active. Eat Well.
    http://www.alcoa.ca/e/diabetes/olderadults_guide_e.pdf
    This is a brief guide for older adults to prevent and manage type 2 diabetes.

    National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse
    http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/
    The National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse contains a plethora of educational material pertaining to diabetes.

    American Diabetes Association Research Center
    http://www.diabetes.org/research-and-practice/
    The American Diabetes Association Research Center gives visitors access to research on diabetes and allows visitors to determine their personal health risks for diabetes.

    Are You at Risk?
    http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ccdpc-cpcmc/diabetes-diabete/english/risk/index.html
    This website provides risk factors for diabetes to help individuals assess their risk.


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