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Taking Care of Your Diabetes Means Taking Care of Your Heart NDEP-52AIAN

Taking Care of Your Diabetes Means Taking Care of Your Heart

This patient education sheet explains the link between diabetes and heart disease. It encourages patients to work with their health care team to set targets and manage their blood glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol. It includes a record form to track target numbers.

Last reviewed: 09/01/2014

Take Care of Your Feet for a Lifetime NDEP-4

Take Care of Your Feet for a Lifetime

If you have diabetes, your feet need special attention. This booklet helps you care for your feet and provides tips to prevent serious foot problems.

Reviewed for Plain Language Principles

This publication has been reviewed by NDEP for plain language principles. Learn more about our review process.

NDEP received an award for this publication.This NDEP publication received a 2014 ClearMark Award of Distinction from the Center for Plain Language.

Also available in these languages:

Spanish

Last reviewed: 09/01/2014

Choose More than 50 Ways to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes NDEP-71

Choose More than 50 Ways to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

This tip sheet helps African Americans at risk for type 2 diabetes find ways to move more, make healthy food choices, and track their progress with making lifestyle changes to lower their risk.

Reviewed for Plain Language Principles

This publication has been reviewed by NDEP for plain language principles. Learn more about our review process.

NDEP received an award for this publication.This NDEP publication received the 2013 Second Place ReadsEasy Publication Award from Health Literacy Innovations.

Last reviewed: 09/01/2014

Prevent Type 2 Diabetes. Step by Step. (Prevengamos la diabetes tipo 2. Paso a paso) NDEP-72

Prevent Type 2 Diabetes. Step by Step. (Prevengamos la diabetes tipo 2. Paso a paso)

Tips to help Hispanics/Latinos at risk for type 2 diabetes move more and eat less to reduce their risk for diabetes.

Last reviewed: 09/01/2014

You Are the Heart of Your Family...Take Care of It. (Usted es el corazón de la familia...cuide su corazón.) Flip Chart NDEP-58FC

You Are the Heart of Your Family...Take Care of It. (Usted es el corazón de la familia...cuide su corazón.) Flip Chart

This bilingual flip chart can help promotoras, community health workers, and other health educators teach Hispanic and Latino Americans about the link between diabetes and heart disease. The flip chart includes easy-to-understand illustrations, scripted presentations in Spanish and English, and questions to facilitate discussion. The flip chart also contains four copier-ready handouts, available in hard copy and on the accompanying CD.

Last reviewed: 09/01/2014

Taking Care of Your Diabetes Means Taking Care of Your Heart NDEP-52EN

Taking Care of Your Diabetes Means Taking Care of Your Heart

Many people don’t know that having diabetes means that you have a greater chance of having heart problems such as heart attack or stroke. This tip sheet encourages patients with diabetes to work with their health care team to set goals to manage A1C, blood pressure, and cholesterol to prevent heart problems. It also has a record form to track diabetes numbers.

Reviewed for Plain Language Principles

This publication has been reviewed by NDEP for plain language principles. Learn more about our review process.

Last reviewed: 07/01/2014

Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Be Active NDEP-64

Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Be Active

This tip sheet provides useful information about diabetes and encourages teens to take action to manage their disease for a long and healthy life.

Last reviewed: 07/01/2014

Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Dealing With the Ups and Downs of Diabetes NDEP-81

Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Dealing With the Ups and Downs of Diabetes

This tip sheet provides useful information about diabetes and encourages teens to take action to manage their disease for a long and healthy life.

Last reviewed: 07/01/2014

We Have the Power to Prevent Diabetes NDEP-73

We Have the Power to Prevent Diabetes

Tips to help American Indians and Alaska Natives at risk for type 2 diabetes move more and eat less to lower their risk for diabetes.

Last reviewed: 07/01/2014

You Are the Heart of Your Family...Take Care of It. (Usted es el corazón de la familia...cuide su corazón) Tip Sheet NDEP-58

You Are the Heart of Your Family...Take Care of It. (Usted es el corazón de la familia...cuide su corazón) Tip Sheet

This bilingual (Spanish and English) tip sheet explains the link between diabetes and heart disease for Hispanics/ Latinos. It encourages patients to work with their health care team to manage their blood glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol. A wallet card allows patients to track their target numbers.

Last reviewed: 07/01/2014

Know Your Blood Sugar Numbers NDEP-10

Know Your Blood Sugar Numbers

Learn more about the importance of knowing your blood sugar numbers. This publication contains information on the A1C test, self-monitoring blood sugar, and working with a health care team to set blood sugar targets and reach them.

Also available in these languages:

Spanish

Last reviewed: 07/01/2014

4 Steps to Manage Your Diabetes for Life NDEP-67

4 Steps to Manage Your Diabetes for Life

These four steps help people with diabetes understand, monitor, and manage their diabetes to help them stay healthy. This publication is excellent for people newly diagnosed with diabetes or who just want to learn more about controlling the disease.

Reviewed for Plain Language Principles

This publication has been reviewed by NDEP for plain language principles. Learn more about our review process.

Also available in these languages:

Spanish

Last reviewed: 04/01/2014

Did You Have Gestational Diabetes When You Were Pregnant? What You Need to Know. NDEP-88

Did You Have Gestational Diabetes When You Were Pregnant? What You Need to Know.

Women with a history of gestational diabetes have a greater chance of getting diabetes later in life. Their offspring have a greater chance of becoming obese and getting type 2 diabetes. This tip sheet encourages women who had gestational diabetes to get tested for diabetes after pregnancy and take actions to help the whole family stay healthy.

Reviewed for Plain Language Principles

This publication has been reviewed by NDEP for plain language principles. Learn more about our review process.

Also available in these languages:

Spanish

Last reviewed: 04/01/2014

Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Make Healthy Food Choices (Consejos para jóvenes con diabetes: come alimentos saludables) NDEP-83

Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Make Healthy Food Choices (Consejos para jóvenes con diabetes: come alimentos saludables)

This easy-to-read, Spanish and English tip sheet encourages teens to make healthy food choices to better manage their diabetes.

Last reviewed: 04/01/2014

New Beginnings: A Discussion Guide for Living Well with Diabetes NDEP-82

New Beginnings: A Discussion Guide for Living Well with Diabetes

New Beginnings: A Discussion Guide for Living Well with Diabetes is an on-line resource that uses stories about African Americans with diabetes to help group leaders lead discussions about the emotional side of living with diabetes, and help people with diabetes identify family and social support needs and develop goal setting, positive coping and problem solving skills.

Working Together to Manage Diabetes: A Toolkit for Pharmacy, Podiatry, Optometry, and Dentistry (PPOD) NDEP-54

Working Together to Manage Diabetes: A Toolkit for Pharmacy, Podiatry, Optometry, and Dentistry (PPOD)

The PPOD Toolkit shows PPOD practitioners how they can work collaboratively with each other, as well as with all other members of the health care team, such as primary health care providers, physician assistants, nurse educators, and community health workers to promote better outcomes in people with diabetes.

How to Help a Loved One Cope with Diabetes NDEP-57

How to Help a Loved One Cope with Diabetes

This tip sheet provides practical suggestions for helping loved ones cope with diabetes. It also lists organizations that can help.

Reviewed for Plain Language Principles

This publication has been reviewed by NDEP for plain language principles. Learn more about our review process.

NDEP received an award for this publication.This NDEP publication received a 2014 Bronze National Health Information Award from the Health Information Resource Center.

Also available in these languages:

Spanish

Last reviewed: 12/01/2013

It’s Not Too Late to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes NDEP-75

It’s Not Too Late to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

This tip sheet helps older adults take steps to prevent or delay getting type 2 diabetes.

Reviewed for Plain Language Principles

This publication has been reviewed by NDEP for plain language principles. Learn more about our review process.

NDEP received an award for this publication.This NDEP Publication received a 2014 Bronze Award from the National Mature Media Awards.

Last reviewed: 12/01/2013

Two Reasons I Find Time to Prevent Diabetes: My Future and Theirs (in English) NDEP-74EN

Two Reasons I Find Time to Prevent Diabetes: My Future and Theirs (in English)

This tip sheet to helps Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders at risk for type 2 diabetes move more and eat less to lower their risk for diabetes. 

Last reviewed: 05/01/2013

Redesigning the Health Care Team: Diabetes Prevention and Lifelong Management NDEP-37

Redesigning the Health Care Team: Diabetes Prevention and Lifelong Management

Quality diabetes care involves more than just the primary provider. Find out more about implementing multidisciplinary team care for people with diabetes in all clinical settings and how to reduce the human and economic toll of diabetes through a continuous, proactive, planned, patient-centered, and population-based approach to care.

In addition to a downloadable file (PDF) of the full color Team Care guide, an online only black & white format is available for ease of printing. View or download promotional tools.

Last reviewed: 02/01/2013

Get Real! You Don't Have to Knock Yourself Out to Prevent Diabetes NDEP-76

Get Real! You Don't Have to Knock Yourself Out to Prevent Diabetes

This tip sheet encourages people at risk for type 2 diabetes to move more and eat less to lower their risk for diabetes.

Last reviewed: 02/01/2013

It’s More than Food, It’s Life:  Recipe Card Set 1 NDEP-122

It’s More than Food, It’s Life: Recipe Card Set 1

This first recipe card set from the popular bilingual booklet, Tasty Recipes for People with Diabetes and Their Families (Ricas recetas para personas con diabetes y sus familiares) showcases four recipes specifically designed for Hispanics/Latinos: Rice with Chicken, Avocado Tacos, Tropical Fruit Fantasia, and Spanish Omelet. The recipes are accompanied by their nutritional facts table and total servings.

Find more recipes in It’s More than Food, It’s Life: Recipe Card Set 2

It’s More than Food, It’s Life: Recipe Card Set 2 NDEP-124

It’s More than Food, It’s Life: Recipe Card Set 2

This second recipe card set from the popular bilingual booklet, Tasty Recipes for People with Diabetes and Their Families (Ricas recetas para personas con diabetes y sus familiares) showcases four recipes specifically designed for Hispanics/Latinos: Beef Stew, Red Snapper Caribbean, Two Cheese Pizza, and Pozole. The recipes are accompanied by their nutritional facts table and total servings.

Find more recipes in It’s More than Food, It’s Life: Recipe Card Set 1

Fotonovela: Do it for them! But for you too. (¡Hazlo por ellos! Pero por ti también.) NDEP-121

Fotonovela: Do it for them! But for you too. (¡Hazlo por ellos! Pero por ti también.)

Do it for them! But for you too. (¡Hazlo por ellos! Pero por ti también.) is a bilingual (Spn/Eng) fotonovela featuring dramatic stories of Latinas talking to Latinas about preventing or delaying type 2 diabetes and being healthy for their children and themselves. The stories use three women’s challenges in maintaining a healthy lifestyle to convey an important message: Increasing physical activity, making healthy food choices and losing weight (if you are overweight) decreases or delays your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Tips for Kids: Stay at a Healthy Weight NDEPi-3

Tips for Kids: Stay at a Healthy Weight

This colorful, easy-to-read, reproducible tip sheet contains the basics about managing type 2 diabetes for children and their families. It also includes a list of resources where you can get more information for children.

Also available in these languages:

Spanish

Last reviewed: 11/02/2012

Tips for Kids: What is Diabetes? NDEPi-4

Tips for Kids: What is Diabetes?

This colorful, easy-to-read, reproducible tip sheet contains the basics about managing type 2 diabetes for children and their families. It also includes a list of resources where you can get more information for children.

Also available in these languages:

Spanish

Last reviewed: 11/01/2012

Consejos para jóvenes: disminuye tu riesgo de desarrollar la diabetes tipo 2 (Tips for Teens: Lower Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes) NDEP-116

Consejos para jóvenes: disminuye tu riesgo de desarrollar la diabetes tipo 2 (Tips for Teens: Lower Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes)

This easy-to-read, Spanish and English tip sheet for Hispanic/Latino teens and families encourages teens to lower their risk for diabetes by being active, making healthy food choices and losing weight if they are overweight.

Last reviewed: 11/01/2012

Consejos para jóvenes con diabetes: la diabetes y tus sentimientos (Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Diabetes and Your Feelings) NDEP-115

Consejos para jóvenes con diabetes: la diabetes y tus sentimientos (Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Diabetes and Your Feelings)

This easy-to-read, Spanish and English tip sheet for Hispanic/Latino teens talks about emotions and diabetes and gives teens ideas to help them feel better.

Last reviewed: 11/01/2012

Consejos para jóvenes con diabetes: la diabetes (Tips for Teens with Diabetes: About Diabetes) NDEP-84

Consejos para jóvenes con diabetes: la diabetes (Tips for Teens with Diabetes: About Diabetes)

This easy-to-read, Spanish and English tip sheet for Hispanic/Latino teens and families provides useful information about diabetes and encourages teens to take action to manage their disease.

Last reviewed: 11/01/2012

Consejos para jóvenes con diabetes: mantente en un peso saludable (Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Be at a Healthy Weight) NDEP-85

Consejos para jóvenes con diabetes: mantente en un peso saludable (Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Be at a Healthy Weight)

This easy-to-read, Spanish and English tip sheet for Hispanic/Latino teens and families encourages teens to manage diabetes by moving more, making healthy food choices and losing weight if they are overweight.

Last reviewed: 11/01/2012

Consejos para jóvenes con diabetes: mantente activo (Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Get Active) NDEP-86

Consejos para jóvenes con diabetes: mantente activo (Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Get Active)

This easy-to-read, Spanish and English tip sheet for Hispanic/Latino teens and families encourages teens to be more physically active to better manage their diabetes.   

Last reviewed: 11/01/2012

Tips for Kids: Eating Healthy Foods NDEPi-2

Tips for Kids: Eating Healthy Foods

This colorful, easy-to-read, reproducible tip sheet contains the basics about managing type 2 diabetes for children and their families. It also includes a list of resources where you can get more information for children.

Also available in these languages:

Spanish

Last reviewed: 11/01/2012

Tips for Kids: Be Active NDEPi-1

Tips for Kids: Be Active

This colorful, easy-to-read, reproducible tip sheet contains the basics about managing type 2 diabetes for children and their families. It also includes a list of resources where you can get more information for children.

Also available in these languages:

Spanish

Last reviewed: 11/01/2012

Tips for Teens: Lower Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes NDEP-87

Tips for Teens: Lower Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

This tip sheet encourages teens to take steps to lower their risk for type 2 diabetes and provides advice on reaching a healthy weight and leading an active lifestyle.  It includes healthy food and activity guides.

Last reviewed: 11/01/2012

Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Stay at a Healthy Weight NDEP-65

Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Stay at a Healthy Weight

This tip sheet provides useful information about diabetes and encourages teens to take action to manage their disease for a long and healthy life.

Last reviewed: 11/01/2012

Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Make Healthy Food Choices NDEP-66

Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Make Healthy Food Choices

This tip sheet for teens provides useful information about diabetes and encourages teens to take action to manage their disease for a long and healthy life.

Last reviewed: 11/01/2012

Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed: A Guide for School Personnel NDEP-61

Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed: A Guide for School Personnel

This comprehensive resource guide helps students with diabetes, their health care team, school staff, and parents work together to provide optimal diabetes management in the school setting. View or download promotional tools.

Please scroll down to see the full text.

Last reviewed: 11/01/2012

Tips for Teens with Diabetes: What is Diabetes? NDEP-63

Tips for Teens with Diabetes: What is Diabetes?

This tip sheet provides useful information about diabetes and encourages teens to take action to manage their disease for a long and healthy life.

Last reviewed: 11/01/2012

Diabetes Resources Catalog With Special Resources for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders NDEP-126

Diabetes Resources Catalog With Special Resources for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

The AAPI resources in this catalog are organized in three main categories: 1) Resources for professionals and community organizations 2) Resources for individuals and families 3) Resources for outreach and promotion. Each of these categories includes culturally and linguistically tailored resources that respond to the unique needs of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. You’ll also find quick reference information that lets you know at a glance what materials are available in languages other than English or are culturally relevant for specific communities.

Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes: A Toolkit Addressing Psychosocial Issues for American Indian and Alaska Native Peoples NDEP-123

Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes: A Toolkit Addressing Psychosocial Issues for American Indian and Alaska Native Peoples

Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes: A Toolkit Addressing Psychosocial Issues for American Indian and Alaska Native Peoples can help health care professionals address psychosocial issues with American Indian and Alaska Native Peoples. The toolkit contains a variety of culturally appropriate materials.

Listen to a podcast from the Indian Health Service "Using our Wit and Wisdom to Live Well with Diabetes"

Tips for Kids: How to Lower Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes NDEP-98

Tips for Kids: How to Lower Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

This easy-to-read tip sheet contains the basics about reducing risk for type 2 diabetes for children and their families. Includes a list of resources for more information.

Last reviewed: 02/02/2012

Step by step: Moving towards prevention of Type 2 Diabetes NDEP-93

Step by step: Moving towards prevention of Type 2 Diabetes

This music CD helps African Americans incorporate more physical activity into their lives. It features three original songs with empowering messages that urge listeners to move more. Three songs from the popular Movimiento music CD also are included. BONUS FEATURE: this CD also contains a music video, Every Day is a New Beginning that can be viewed on a DVD player.

Movimiento por su vida NDEP-62CD

Movimiento por su vida

This lively music CD helps Hispanics and Latinos incorporate more movement into their lives. It features six original songs with empowering messages and strong Latin rhythms that urge listeners to move more. It is a fun way to show how movement can help prevent and manage diabetes. Use this music CD to encourage individuals or groups to exercise. BONUS FEATURE: this CD also contains a music video, Movimiento por su vida that can be viewed on a DVD player.

Tasty Recipes for People with Diabetes and Their Families (Ricas recetas para personas con diabetes y sus familiares) NDEP-51

Tasty Recipes for People with Diabetes and Their Families (Ricas recetas para personas con diabetes y sus familiares)

A bilingual booklet, Tasty Recipes is filled with recipes specifically designed for Latin Americans. Recipes are accompanied by their nutritional facts table. The booklet also includes diabetes health information and resources. This effective, yet practical, educational promotional tool is a terrific addition to any kitchen.

You can also view and download: It’s More than Food, It’s Life: Recipe Card Set 1 and It’s More than Food, It’s Life: Recipe Card Set 2.

Más que comida, es vida. (It's more than food. It's Life.) Poster NDEP-99

Más que comida, es vida. (It's more than food. It's Life.) Poster

This nutritional campaign poster is designed to dispel misunderstandings about healthy eating and teach Hispanics/Latinos how to adopt a tasty but nutritional meal plan that maintains the cultural uniqueness of their food. This color poster can be used as a resource for dietitians, diabetes educators, and people who want to manage their diabetes without losing their cultural identity. This poster promotes NDEP’s Tasty Recipes for People with Diabetes and Their Families.

The Road to Health Toolkit NDEP-111

The Road to Health Toolkit

Designed for African Americans and Hispanics/Latinos at risk for type 2 diabetes, this tool kit provides materials to start a community outreach program reinforcing the message that type 2 diabetes can be delayed or prevented.

Other Road to Health related materials:

  • Road to Health Toolkit Evaluation Guide - NDEP-125
  • Guía de Evaluación del Kit El camino hacia la buena salud (Road to Health Toolkit Evaluation Guide) - NDEP-125SP
  • Road to Health Toolkit Training Guide - NDEP-108
  • Guía de capacitación del kit el camino hacia la buena salud (The Road to Health Toolkit Training Guide) - NDEP-108SP
  • Road to Health Toolkit Training Video - NDEP-114

Capacity Building for Diabetes Outreach: A Comprehensive Tool Kit for Organizations Serving Asian and Pacific Islander Communities NDEP-97

Capacity Building for Diabetes Outreach: A Comprehensive Tool Kit for Organizations Serving Asian and Pacific Islander Communities

This comprehensive tool kit is designed to help organizations strengthen capacity in eight core areas: community assessment, evaluation, organizational support, staffing, building coalitions and partnerships, funding, community outreach, and marketing. Examples are drawn from experiences in working with Asian American/Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities, but the work sheets and tools can apply to work with any community.

Small Steps. Big Rewards. Your GAME PLAN to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Health Care Provider Toolkit NDEP-59

Small Steps. Big Rewards. Your GAME PLAN to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Health Care Provider Toolkit

This toolkit contains a decision pathway to diagnose and treat prediabetes, proven strategies to counsel and motivate patients, an office poster, and copier-ready patient education materials. These materials help people to take steps to prevent or delay diabetes.

Last reviewed: 09/01/2011

Small Steps. Big Rewards. Your GAME PLAN to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Information for Patients NDEP-60

Small Steps. Big Rewards. Your GAME PLAN to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Information for Patients

This three-booklet package helps people assess their risk for developing diabetes and implement a program to prevent or delay the onset of the disease and it includes an activity tracker and a fat and calorie counter.

Also available in these languages:

Spanish

Last reviewed: 10/01/2006

Feet Can Last a Lifetime: A Health Care Provider's Guide to Preventing Diabetes Foot Problems NDEP-2

Feet Can Last a Lifetime: A Health Care Provider's Guide to Preventing Diabetes Foot Problems

This comprehensive guide to foot care includes a quick-reference card for conducting a foot exam, a monofilament for sensory testing, and templates for waiting room posters and medical record stickers.

Last reviewed: 11/01/2000

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