This booklet provides concise information for African Americans on heart disease and its risk factors. It explains how to reduce risk factors for heart disease, prevent and control high blood pressure, lower blood cholesterol, prevent and control diabetes, manage weight, and stop smoking.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
This comprehensive kit includes reproducible patient education handouts on 29 topics related to cardiometabolic risk reduction, prediabetes, diabetes, and CVD. En español
American Diabetes Association (ADA)
This televised chair exercise program was developed by a team of medical and fitness professionals to improve the health and wellness of older adults, physically limited individuals, and those managing chronic conditions and chronic pain.
Sit and Be Fit
SmokefreeTXT is a mobile text messaging service for people who are trying to quit smoking. The program provides 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips to help smokers quit smoking and stay quit.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Cancer Institute (NCI)
This online program provides free nutrition, health, and fitness tools, support, and resources to help you reach your goals and live a healthier life. Track your calories and exercise and connect with others like you.
This comprehensive guide will help you control your diabetes by keeping a balance between what you eat, your physical activity, and your medication. It will also help you take important steps to prevent diabetes-related health problems. En español
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
This video and facilitator's guide demonstrates patient-centered self-management education and encourages health care professionals to follow up with their patients, showing that it does not take much time to get patients to self-manage effectively.
Improving Chronic Illness Care
This guide helps Americans live healthier lives by helping them set and achieve personal walking goals. Treat yourself and your family to a daily routine of brisk walking. It’s a healthy and simple way to feel better now and reduce the risk of developing serious health problems down the road.
BlueCross BlueShield Association
This program can help you lose weight by forming helpful habits, eating smarter, getting more exercise, and providing support through in-person meetings and online resources. En español
This booklet helps people with diabetes make wise food choices to prevent health problems and keep blood glucose levels on target. En español
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
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