This tip sheet provides helpful guidelines and tips to encourage people at risk for type 2 diabetes to move more and eat less to lower their risk for diabetes.
National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)
This application for the iPhone and iPad provides users with instant access to diabetes nutrition facts for making healthy eating choices.
Learning how to manage your diabetes can feel overwhelming, but you’re not in it alone. With the help of your diabetes educator and the Diabetes Goal Tracker app, you’re taking steps to move your health in the right direction. Diabetes Goal Tracker is a tool to help you set your goals based on the seven proven diabetes management approaches.
American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)
The evidence-based Group Lifestyle Balance program is designed to help patients make lifestyle changes which can prevent diabetes and prevent or treat metabolic syndrome. This program provides education, encouragement and the tools necessary to help individuals reach their healthy lifestyle goals and is designed for non–diabetic, overweight individuals age 18 and older who have pre–diabetes and/or the metabolic syndrome.
University of Pittsburgh Diabetes Prevention Support 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 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 guide from the American Cancer Society® offers information on how to quit smoking.
American Cancer Society (ACS)
This video for physicians helps raise awareness and start discussions about patients’ low health literacy skills.
American Medical Association (AMA)
The guide is designed for managers of diabetes self-management programs, diabetes educators, and others implementing self-management programs who are interested in how they can better incorporate strategies to address negative emotions and enhance healthy coping.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
The ICIC Resource Library offers resources and teaching tools designed for leading and managing efforts to improve health systems to benefit the chronically ill.
Improving Chronic Illness Care
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