Resources for living well
These validated patient survey tools work to assess patient and health care professional attitudes, wishes, and needs in diabetes management, a vital and valuable part of patient-centred quality of care improvement.
DAWN (Diabetes Attitutes, Wishes, and Needs) Study
This guide for health care professionals provides comprehensive diabetes information on prevention and control and cardiovascular disease.
California Medical Association Foundation
This tip sheet provides information on how family members and friends can interact with those with diabetes in a polite and helpful manner.
Behavioral Diabetes Institute (BDI)
This resource provides tools for behavior change and information on how to create new healthy habits as well as a network to connect and share with other concerned families.
This online multimedia tutorial provides an overview of proper foot care for patients with diabetes.
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
These handouts provide facilitators with tools to implement the DPP intervention using strategies to achieve nutrition, physical activity and weight loss goals. En español
Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)
This campaign challenges diabetes educators to share the Take Charge Gold Card with their patients with diabetes who smoke or chew tobacco, a card that urges smokers to call a smoking cessation hotline, and use their "ask, advise, refer" intervention with every patient at every visit.
California Diabetes Program
This campaign provides practical resources to help motivate children and their caregivers to eat healthy and be active.
U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food & Nutrition Service (FNS)
This guide shows you many types of exercise and physical activity. It also has lots of tips to help you be active in ways that suit your lifestyle, interests, health, and budget, whether you’re just starting out, getting back to exercising after a break, or fit enough to run a 3-mile race. It’s for everyone—people who are healthy and those who live with an ongoing health problem or disability. En español
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
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