This obesity primer consists of 10 booklets that address adult obesity in the primary care setting. It offers practical recommendations on evaluating patients for health risks related to weight, understanding medication and surgical options, improving communication and counseling, and making office environments more accommodating to obese patients.
American Medical Association (AMA)
This flipbook helps teach patients to identify ways to become more physically active. It provides color illustrations with two- to third- grade level text on the patient pages and simple teaching points on the corresponding instructor pages.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
This free workshop helps older adults get the support they need and find practical ways to deal with pain, fatigue, and stress. Older adults can also discover better nutrition and exercise choices, understand new treatment options, and learn better ways to talk with their doctor and family about their health.
National Council on Aging (NCOA)
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 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 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)
This program will help you develop holistic program interventions to build support for diabetes care in the community.
Minneapolis American Indian Center
This kit contains resources for health care teams that want to begin offering group visits for their patients. Group visits offer staff a new and more satisfying way to interact with patients that makes efficient use of resources, improves access, and uses group process to help motivate behavior change and improve outcomes.
Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)
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
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