Diabetes

Tools and Resources for Supportive Relationships

Select a section:

  1. Populations

Racial/Ethnic Minorities

Age

Children and Adolescents

California Project LEAN
http://www.californiaprojectlean.org/
Project LEAN trains student advocates to encourage teens to eat healthier and includes recipes, workout tips, and advice from experts.
     
Diabetes – Dealing with Feelings
http://kidshealth.org/
Dealing with Feelings is a site for kids with diabetes to go to that helps them cope with their feelings about diabetes diagnosis. Tips on how to cope, plus a movie about the biological process of diabetes is available on the site.

We Can! Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity & Nutrition
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/wecan/
WeCan!is a national education program designed for parents and caregivers to help children 8-13 years old stay at a healthy weight.

  1. Settings

    Home-based

    We Can! Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity & Nutrition
    http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/wecan/
    WeCan!is a national education program designed for parents and caregivers to help children 8-13 years old stay at a healthy weight.
               
    School-based

    Action For Healthy Kids (AFHK)
    http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/
    The AFHK website represents a nationwide initiative dedicated to improving the health and educational performance of children through better nutrition and physical activity in schools.

    Helping the Student With Diabetes Succeed: A Guide for School Personnel
    http://www.ndep.nih.gov/publications/PublicationDetail.aspx?PubId=97
    This is a guide for use by school professionals to help manage their students with diabetes.

  2. Implementation

    Action For Healthy Kids (AFHK)
    http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/
    The AFHK website represents a nationwide initiative dedicated to improving the health and educational performance of children through better nutrition and physical activity in schools.

  3. Other Tools/Resources

    Diabetes at Work – Tools and Resources   
    http://www.diabetesatwork.org/
    This site includes tools and resources for worksite to implement diabetes management programs. A workshop toolkit, presentations, and additional resources are available here.

    Lifesteps
    https://www.lifesteps.com/lifesteps
    This site offers online support for individuals who want to lead healthy lives.

    Eat Smart, Play Hard
    http://teamnutrition.usda.gov/Resources/powerpanther.html
    Eat Smart. Play Hard.™ is a national nutrition education and promotion campaign designed to convey messages about healthy eating and physical activity.

    Diabetes Education and Camping Association
    http://www.diabetescamps.org/
    The Diabetes Education and Camping Association (DECA) provide information on diabetes camps, which help people affected by diabetes lead healthier, happier, and more productive lives through good diabetes management.


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