Resources for living well
These teaching resources, including educational classroom games and school activities for preventing obesity, will help educators develop a preschool curriculum that builds a bridge between the school, home, and community and protects young children from developing risky behaviors.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
This tip sheet offers strategies to help you improve your eating and physical activity habits. Whether you feel like change is a world away or just around the corner, the information here can help you get started.
Weight-Control Information Network (WIN)
This tip sheet gives ten tips for reducing your child's sugar intake by eating healthy foods instead of sweets.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
This bilingual Spanish and English guide provides healthy tips for reducing salt and sodium in your diet to lower your blood pressure. En español
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
This resource helps girls with diabetes learn about the changes in their bodies as they mature. Girls will learn how diabetes can affect their reproductive health and how hormones and puberty can impact blood glucose levels.
American Diabetes Association (ADA)
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.
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 guide teaches about how diabetes affects you, and what you can do to take care of yourself. There is space in the back for you to keep track of your diabetes care, set goals for yourself, and work toward living well with diabetes.
Wisconsin Diabetes Prevention and Control Program
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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