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NDEP has a number of publications available to those who have diabetes, those at risk for the disease, health care professionals and others who care for people with diabetes.

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The Power To Control Diabetes Is in Your Hands NDEP-38

The Power To Control Diabetes Is in Your Hands

This brochure for older adults helps them manage their diabetes, understand how to check blood glucose levels, manage the ABCs of diabetes, and access Medicare benefits.

Also available in these languages:

Spanish

Last reviewed: 06/01/2013

 
It's Not Too Late to Prevent Diabetes NDEP-75

It's Not Too Late to Prevent Diabetes

This tip sheet helps older adults at risk for type 2 diabetes move more and eat less to lower their risk for diabetes.

Last reviewed: 02/02/2012

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Single copies up to 10 copies, free. Each additional package of 10, $2. Limit 100 copies (10 packages).

 
Get Real! You Don't Have to Knock Yourself Out to Prevent Diabetes NDEP-76

Get Real! You Don't Have to Knock Yourself Out to Prevent Diabetes

This tip sheet encourages people at risk for type 2 diabetes to move more and eat less to lower their risk for diabetes.

Last reviewed: 02/01/2013

 
4 Steps to Manage Your Diabetes for Life NDEP-67

4 Steps to Manage Your Diabetes for Life

These four steps help people with diabetes understand, monitor, and manage their diabetes to help them stay healthy. This publication is excellent for people newly diagnosed with diabetes or who just want to learn more about controlling the disease.

Also available in these languages:

Spanish

Last reviewed: 06/01/2013

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Single copies up to 10 copies, free. Each additional package of 10, $2. Limit 100 copies (10 packages).

 
Know Your Blood Sugar Numbers NDEP-10

Know Your Blood Sugar Numbers

Learn more about the importance of knowing your blood sugar numbers. This publication contains information on the A1C test, self-monitoring blood glucose, and working with a health care team to set blood glucose targets and reach them.

In addition to a downloadable file (PDF) of the four-page tip sheet, online only, two-page PDF versions in two-color and black &white formats are available for ease of printing.

Also available in these languages:

Spanish

Last reviewed: 02/01/2012

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Single copies up to 10 copies, free. Each additional package of 10, $2. Limit 100 copies (10 packages).

 
Small Steps. Big Rewards. Your GAME PLAN to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Information for Patients NDEP-60

Small Steps. Big Rewards. Your GAME PLAN to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Information for Patients

This three-booklet package helps people assess their risk for developing diabetes and implement a program to prevent or delay the onset of the disease and it includes an activity tracker and a fat and calorie counter.

Also available in these languages:

Spanish

Last reviewed: 10/01/2006

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First package free. Each additional package, $2. Limit 15 packages.

 
Take Care of Your Heart. Manage Your Diabetes (in English) NDEP-52EN

Take Care of Your Heart. Manage Your Diabetes (in English)

This patient education sheet explains the link between diabetes and heart disease. It encourages patients to work with their health care team to set targets and manage their blood glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol. It includes a record form to track target numbers.

For information on diabetes and heart disease in Spanish, see the You Are the Heart of Your Family...Take Care of It. (Usted es el corazón de la familia...cuide su corazón) tip sheet.

Last reviewed: 05/01/2013

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Single copies up to 10 copies, free. Each additional package of 10, $2. Limit 100 copies (10 packages).

 
Take Care of Your Feet for a Lifetime NDEP-4

Take Care of Your Feet for a Lifetime

If you have diabetes, your feet need special attention. This booklet helps you care for your feet and provides tips to prevent serious foot problems.

Also available in these languages:

Spanish

Last reviewed: 08/01/2012

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Single copies up to 10 copies, free. Each additional package of 10, $2. Limit 100 copies (10 packages).

 
You Are the Heart of Your Family...Take Care of It. (Usted es el corazón de la familia...cuide su corazón) Tip Sheet NDEP-58

You Are the Heart of Your Family...Take Care of It. (Usted es el corazón de la familia...cuide su corazón) Tip Sheet

This bilingual (Spanish and English) tip sheet explains the link between diabetes and heart disease for Hispanics/ Latinos. It encourages patients to work with their health care team to manage their blood glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol. A wallet card allows patients to track their target numbers.

Last reviewed: 06/01/2013

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Single copies up to 10 copies, free. Each additional package of 10, $2. Limit 100 copies (10 packages).

 
You Are the Heart of Your Family...Take Care of It. (Usted es el corazón de la familia...cuide su corazón.) Flip Chart NDEP-58FC

You Are the Heart of Your Family...Take Care of It. (Usted es el corazón de la familia...cuide su corazón.) Flip Chart

This bilingual flip chart can help promotoras, community health workers, and other health educators teach Hispanic and Latino Americans about the link between diabetes and heart disease. The flip chart includes easy-to-understand illustrations, scripted presentations in Spanish and English, and questions to facilitate discussion. The flip chart also contains four copier-ready handouts, available in hard copy and on the accompanying CD.

Last reviewed: 06/01/2013

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Single copy free. Each additional copy, $5. Limit 5 copies.

 
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