Resources for living well
Diabetes Forecast is a lifestyle magazine for people with diabetes. It provides people with diabetes and their families with comprehensive, accurate, and timely information and support on all aspects of diabetes, including diet, fitness, self-care, and research.
American Diabetes Association (ADA)
This online workshop video presents a broad overview of diabetes in sign language, including pathophysiology, risk factors, management techniques, and preventative measures.
NorCal Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
This program brings face-to-face, small-group sessions to life through conversation maps. With the help of a trained facilitator, participants focus on the health information most relevant to them and relate it to their own experiences. At the end of each session, participants create a workable plan for using what they learn to drive meaningful behavior change in their lives. Training for facilitators is available.
This online multimedia tutorial provides an overview of proper foot care for patients with diabetes.
Diabetes Playbook provides tips for people with diabetes to keep track of their diabetes care. The book was created jointly by health care professionals who treat diabetes as well as people living with diabetes.
Penn State Hershey Diabetes Institute
This website brings you the information you need to control your diabetes and improve your health.
This guide contains easy-to-understand charts and worksheets to help you track your diabetes health and work with your doctor to develop a plan to maintain a healthy heart. It is available in English and Spanish. En español
American College of Physicians (ACP)
This publication will help you find out what your cholesterol numbers mean and what treatment your doctor may prescribe to help lower your cholesterol level. It includes a tool to estimate the risk for having a heart attack and outlines ways to reduce your risk.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
This website is filled with information about living with diabetes and developing habits for healthy eating and physical activity through small, sensible steps. En español
This tip sheet provides helpful ways to lower the risk of high blood pressure through physical activity.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Insitute (NHLBI)