This resource provides clinicians with detailed information about self-management support and how it can improve primary care services by teaching patients with chronic conditions to take informed responsibility for their own health. It describes how to implement self-management support and provides resources to support health care professionals as they adopt this approach.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
These success stories from the Steps program demonstrate how communities reduced the burden of obesity, diabetes, and asthma by responding to community needs, creating healthier school environments, working in health care settings to improve patient care, and helping work sites improve employee health.
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
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 bilingual Spanish and English presentation flipchart makes it easy to educate Hispanic and Latino Americans about the link between diabetes and heart disease. It includes easy-to-understand illustrations, a scripted presentation, and two copier-ready handouts. En español
National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)
This easy-to-read booklet is designed to help you make the lifestyle changes that will lower your blood cholesterol and reduce your risk for heart disease.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
- Prevent diabetes-related health problems Remove
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