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Road to Health Toolkit Evaluation Guide Now Available

You asked for it, and we delivered! NDEP's Road to Health Evaluation Guide is now available in English and Spanish for people who use the Road to Health Toolkit. The guide includes simple tools to assess the following:

  1. Is the target audience being reached?
  2. What is the quality of the activities?
  3. How do you improve the program's activities?
  4. How do you monitor the participants' behavior changes?

Extra, Extra! New Bonus! Join the NDEP Road to Health Implementers Community! This learning community is for people who use the Road to Health Toolkit as a resource to manage diabetes prevention activities. Find and share lessons learned, tools, and resources to support the implementation of the toolkit.

For more information about the Road to Health Evaluation Guide or to join the Road to Health Implementers community, contact Betsy Rodríguez, CDC/NDEP Deputy Director at bjr6@cdc.gov.


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Tags: Publications , Partners , African American , Hispanic/Latino , Health Care Professionals


School Guide

School GuideNDEP’s recently updated Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed: A Guide for School Personnel offers school personnel, health care providers, parents, and students a systematic, coordinated team approach for supporting students with diabetes in the school setting.  Developed with and supported by leading diabetes, pediatric medicine, education, and health professional groups, the guide helps to ensure that students with diabetes are medically safe and have access to all educational opportunities and activities.

The updated edition includes user-friendly tools such as:

New or updated information is focused on:

  • strategies for effective diabetes management for children and adolescents with type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • stages of child development and students’ corresponding abilities to perform diabetes care tasks
  • commonly used diabetes supplies for blood glucose monitoring and administering insulin
  • step-by-step instructions on carb counting and computing insulin doses
  • a review of federal laws pertaining to students with diabetes

Press Release:  Updated NDEP Guide Helps Keep Children with Diabetes Safe at School

Download or order the School Guide

Promotional toolkit materials


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New Road to Health Publications Now Available

NDEP's Road to Health series has expanded its offerings with these new materials:

Kit El Camino Hacia la buena saludKit El Camino Hacia la buena salud
Designed for Hispanics/Latinos at risk for type 2 diabetes, this tool kit provides materials to start a community outreach program reinforcing the message that type 2 diabetes can be delayed or prevented. 

 

Road to Health Training GuideRoad to Health Training Guide
This guide is designed for people who develop or offer train-the-trainer workshops and for community health workers who work with people who are Hispanic/Latino or African American/African Ancestry. Other health care professionals, diabetes educators, health educators, nurses, dietitians, and community educators can also be trained or provide training to others by using the Road to Health Toolkit. Also available in Spanish.

Road to Health Training GuideRoad to Health Training Video
This bilingual instructional video is intended to teach health workers, NDEP partner organizations, and other health professionals how to use the Road to Health Toolkit and Kit El camino hacia la buena salud. This training video is a compilation of some activities to help you visualize and get ideas on how to conduct successful training sessions with the kit. 


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New Bilingual Teen Tip Sheets

Three new bilingual teen tip sheets are now available to order or download and print.

Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Get Active

Consejos para jóvenes con diabetes: Mantente activo (Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Get Active)

This easy-to-read Spanish and English tip sheet for Hispanic/Latino teens and families encourages teens to be more physically active to better manage their diabetes.

 

Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Be at a Healthy Weight

Consejos para jóvenes con diabetes: Mantente en un peso saludable (Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Be at a Healthy Weight)

This easy-to-read Spanish and English tip sheet for Hispanic/Latino teens and families encourages teens to manage diabetes by moving more, making healthy food choices and losing weight if they are overweight.

 

Consejos para jóvenes con diabetes: La diabetes (Tips for Teens with Diabetes: About Diabetes)

Consejos para jóvenes con diabetes: La diabetes (Tips for Teens with Diabetes: About Diabetes)

This easy-to-read Spanish and English tip sheet for Hispanic/Latino teens and families provides useful information about diabetes and encourages teens to take action to manage their disease.

More teen tip sheets >


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