U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

National Diabetes Education Program

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  • These handouts provide basic information about the seven different areas to focus on when you are trying to manage your diabetes. Each one includes facts, tips, advice, and activities that will get you started on your self-care and reinforce the lessons you learn in diabetes education sessions. This page contains links to handouts that are available in both English and Spanish.

    American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)

  • This website provides information on how stress impacts health along with steps to take to stay emotionally balanced and lay the foundation for complete wellness.

    American Psychological Association

  • This website provides access to program models, tools, and resources to enable health care professionals to provide self-management support for adults with diabetes in real world clinical and community settings. En español

    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

  • This website provides mental health information related to conditions, treatment, therapies, and coping strategies.

    U.S. National Library of Medicine

  • Stanford Self-Management Programs

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    These programs are designed to help people gain self-confidence in their ability to control their symptoms and how their health problems affect their lives.  Program meetings are highly interactive, focusing on building skills, sharing experiences, and support. En español

    Stanford School of Medicine

  • This colorful, easy-to-read tip sheet encourages teens with type 2 diabetes to feel OK about themselves and their diabetes. It provides tips to help them deal with the ups and downs of diabetes--to reach out and get support from others, to involve their family and the health care team, and to take action to manage the disease for a long and healthy life.