U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

National Diabetes Education Program

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  • The Behavioral Diabetes Institute is an organization dedicated to helping people with diabetes live long, healthy, and happy lives.  This website provides an array of evidence-based clinical programs, all designed to help people overcome the emotional and behavioral obstacles to living well with diabetes.

    Behavioral Diabetes Institute (BDI)

  • This flyer provides easy steps to take charge of stress to manage your health and live healthier.

    Prescription Solutions

  • These handouts provide basic information about the seven different areas to focus on when you are trying to manage your diabetes. Each one includes facts, tips, advice, and activities that will get you started on your self-care and reinforce the lessons you learn in diabetes education sessions. This page contains links to handouts that are available in both English and Spanish.

    American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)

  • These interactive online lessons are designed to educate you on topics such as diabetes management, healthy eating, physical activity, medication, glucose levels, monitoring, and more.

    University of Georgia

  • This toolkit includes articles, videos, and other materials to help you attain greater emotional health and balance in your life.

    HelpGuide

  • Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes: A Toolkit Addressing Psychosocial Issues for American Indian and Alaska Native Peoples can help health care professionals address psychosocial issues with American Indian and Alaska Native Peoples. The toolkit contains a variety of culturally appropriate materials.

    National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)

  • This tip sheet and web site talks about the emotional consequences of diabetes and how to cope. It includes information about how psychologists can help with diabetes management.

    American Psychological Association (APA)

  • A subsection of the Diabetes Self-Management website, this collection of articles provides tips on managing stress, dealing with depression, communicating with your loved ones, and finding support groups and other kinds of help.

    Diabetes Self-Management

  • This website provides mental health information related to conditions, treatment, therapies, and coping strategies.

    U.S. National Library of Medicine

  • 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