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Diabetes Resources Catalog With Special Resources for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders NDEP-126

Diabetes Resources Catalog With Special Resources for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

The AAPI resources in this catalog are organized in three main categories: 1) Resources for professionals and community organizations 2) Resources for individuals and families 3) Resources for outreach and promotion. Each of these categories includes culturally and linguistically tailored resources that respond to the unique needs of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. You’ll also find quick reference information that lets you know at a glance what materials are available in languages other than English or are culturally relevant for specific communities.

For more information call 1-800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) / TTY 1-888-232-6348 or visit www.cdc.gov/info.
Two Reasons I Find Time to Prevent Diabetes: My Future and Theirs (in English) NDEP-74EN

Two Reasons I Find Time to Prevent Diabetes: My Future and Theirs (in English)

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

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).

 
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).

 
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).

 
Capacity Building for Diabetes Outreach: A Comprehensive Tool Kit for Organizations Serving Asian and Pacific Islander Communities NDEP-97

Capacity Building for Diabetes Outreach: A Comprehensive Tool Kit for Organizations Serving Asian and Pacific Islander Communities

This comprehensive tool kit is designed to help organizations strengthen capacity in eight core areas: community assessment, evaluation, organizational support, staffing, building coalitions and partnerships, funding, community outreach, and marketing. Examples are drawn from experiences in working with Asian American/Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities, but the work sheets and tools can apply to work with any community.

Learn how to obtain continuing education credits for reading the chapters in the tool kit

For more information call 1-800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) / TTY 1-888-232-6348 or visit www.cdc.gov/info.
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.

 
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

 
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).

 
Choose More than 50 Ways to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes NDEP-71

Choose More than 50 Ways to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

This tip sheet helps African Americans at risk for type 2 diabetes find ways to move more, make healthy food choices, and track their progress with making lifestyle changes to lower their risk.

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).

 
Help a Loved One with Diabetes NDEP-57

Help a Loved One with Diabetes

This tip sheet provides practical suggestions for helping loved ones with diabetes. It also lists organizations that can help.

In addition to a downloadable file (PDF) of the two-color tip sheet, an online only, black &white PDF version is available for ease of printing. Also available in Spanish.

Also available in these languages:

Spanish

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).

 
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

 
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).

 
Tasty Recipes for People with Diabetes and Their Families (Ricas recetas para personas con diabetes y sus familiares) NDEP-51

Tasty Recipes for People with Diabetes and Their Families (Ricas recetas para personas con diabetes y sus familiares)

A bilingual booklet, Tasty Recipes is filled with recipes specifically designed for Latin Americans. Recipes are accompanied by their nutritional facts table. The booklet also includes diabetes health information and resources. This effective, yet practical, educational promotional tool is a terrific addition to any kitchen.

You can also view and download: It’s More than Food, It’s Life: Recipe Card Set 1 and It’s More than Food, It’s Life: Recipe Card Set 2.

For more information call 1-800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) / TTY 1-888-232-6348 or visit www.cdc.gov/info.
Did You Have Gestational Diabetes When You Were Pregnant? What You Need to Know. NDEP-88

Did You Have Gestational Diabetes When You Were Pregnant? What You Need to Know.

Women with a history of gestational diabetes have a greater chance of getting diabetes later in life. Their offspring have a greater chance of becoming obese and getting type 2 diabetes. This tip sheet encourages women who had gestational diabetes to get tested for diabetes after pregnancy and take actions to help the whole family stay healthy.

Also available in these languages:

Spanish

Last reviewed: 04/01/2013

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

 
Tips for Teens with Diabetes: What is Diabetes? NDEP-63

Tips for Teens with Diabetes: What is Diabetes?

This tip sheet provides useful information about diabetes and encourages teens to take action to manage their disease for a long and healthy life.

Last reviewed: 11/01/2012

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

 
Prevent Type 2 Diabetes. Step by Step. (Prevengamos la diabetes tipo 2. Paso a paso) NDEP-72

Prevent Type 2 Diabetes. Step by Step. (Prevengamos la diabetes tipo 2. Paso a paso)

Tips to help Hispanics/Latinos at risk for type 2 diabetes move more and eat less to reduce their risk for diabetes.

Last reviewed: 11/01/2012

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

 
Tips for Teens: Lower Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes NDEP-87

Tips for Teens: Lower Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

This tip sheet encourages teens to take steps to lower their risk for type 2 diabetes and provides advice on reaching a healthy weight and leading an active lifestyle.  It includes healthy food and activity guides.

Last reviewed: 11/01/2012

 
Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Stay at a Healthy Weight NDEP-65

Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Stay at a Healthy Weight

This tip sheet provides useful information about diabetes and encourages teens to take action to manage their disease for a long and healthy life.

Last reviewed: 11/01/2012

 
Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Make Healthy Food Choices NDEP-66

Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Make Healthy Food Choices

This tip sheet for teens provides useful information about diabetes and encourages teens to take action to manage their disease for a long and healthy life.

Last reviewed: 11/01/2012

 
Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Dealing With the Ups and Downs of Diabetes NDEP-81

Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Dealing With the Ups and Downs of Diabetes

This tip sheet provides useful information about diabetes and encourages teens to take action to manage their disease for a long and healthy life.

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).

 
Tips for Kids: How to Lower Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes NDEP-98

Tips for Kids: How to Lower Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

This easy-to-read tip sheet contains the basics about reducing risk for type 2 diabetes for children and their families. Includes a list of resources for more information.

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).

 
Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Be Active NDEP-64

Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Be Active

This tip sheet provides useful information about diabetes and encourages teens to take action to manage their disease for a long and healthy life.

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).

 
It’s More than Food, It’s Life:  Recipe Card Set 1 NDEP-122

It’s More than Food, It’s Life: Recipe Card Set 1

This first recipe card set from the popular bilingual booklet, Tasty Recipes for People with Diabetes and Their Families (Ricas recetas para personas con diabetes y sus familiares) showcases four recipes specifically designed for Hispanics/Latinos: Rice with Chicken, Avocado Tacos, Tropical Fruit Fantasia, and Spanish Omelet. The recipes are accompanied by their nutritional facts table and total servings.

Find more recipes in It’s More than Food, It’s Life: Recipe Card Set 2

For more information call 1-800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) / TTY 1-888-232-6348 or visit www.cdc.gov/info.
It’s More than Food, It’s Life: Recipe Card Set 2 NDEP-124

It’s More than Food, It’s Life: Recipe Card Set 2

This second recipe card set from the popular bilingual booklet, Tasty Recipes for People with Diabetes and Their Families (Ricas recetas para personas con diabetes y sus familiares) showcases four recipes specifically designed for Hispanics/Latinos: Beef Stew, Red Snapper Caribbean, Two Cheese Pizza, and Pozole. The recipes are accompanied by their nutritional facts table and total servings.

Find more recipes in It’s More than Food, It’s Life: Recipe Card Set 1

For more information call 1-800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) / TTY 1-888-232-6348 or visit www.cdc.gov/info.
Fotonovela: Do it for them! But for you too. (¡Hazlo por ellos! Pero por ti también.) NDEP-121

Fotonovela: Do it for them! But for you too. (¡Hazlo por ellos! Pero por ti también.)

Do it for them! But for you too. (¡Hazlo por ellos! Pero por ti también.) is a bilingual (Spn/Eng) fotonovela featuring dramatic stories of Latinas talking to Latinas about preventing or delaying type 2 diabetes and being healthy for their children and themselves. The stories use three women’s challenges in maintaining a healthy lifestyle to convey an important message: Increasing physical activity, making healthy food choices and losing weight (if you are overweight) decreases or delays your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

For more information call 1-800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) / TTY 1-888-232-6348 or visit www.cdc.gov/info.
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).

 
Más que comida, es vida. (It's more than food. It's Life.) Poster NDEP-99

Más que comida, es vida. (It's more than food. It's Life.) Poster

This nutritional campaign poster is designed to dispel misunderstandings about healthy eating and teach Hispanics/Latinos how to adopt a tasty but nutritional meal plan that maintains the cultural uniqueness of their food. This color poster can be used as a resource for dietitians, diabetes educators, and people who want to manage their diabetes without losing their cultural identity. This poster promotes NDEP’s Tasty Recipes for People with Diabetes and Their Families.

For more information call 1-800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) / TTY 1-888-232-6348 or visit www.cdc.gov/info.
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