U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

National Diabetes Education Program

Start Over

  • This booklet addresses the special challenges for very large people who are physically active and provides tips and ideas to become more active and healthier—no matter what your size.

    Weight-Control Information Network (WIN)

  • This guide uses visual representations to show the benefits of regular exercise to those with diabetes. It gives suggestions to get more active and includes places for you to write your ideas and create your own physical activity plan.

    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

  • 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 guide will help you fit physical activity into your life—your way. Decide the number of days you’ll exercise, the types of activities you’ll do, and the times that fit your schedule.

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

  • This guide, designed for Alaskan Natives, shares success stories about how small changes, such as increased physical activity and healthier eating, are helping to prevent or manage diabetes.

    Indian Health Service

  • This tip sheet helps African Americans at risk for type 2 diabetes move more and eat less to lower their risk for diabetes.

    National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)

  • 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.

    Diabetes Families

  • This weekly television series is dedicated to empowering the millions of Americans living with diabetes, featuring real people, real stories, celebrities, advice, and diabetes-friendly cooking.

    dLife TV

  • This report provides approaches for strengthening and improving programs and policies for physical activity and physical education in the school environment, including before, during, and after school.

    National Academy of Medicine

  • 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)