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Start Over

  • This booklet and website, designed for Latino families, provides strategies for quitting smoking and factors to consider when making a plan to quit smoking.

    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

  • 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)

  • This tip sheet describes ways to get more active to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes.

    National Institute on Aging (NIA)

  • This toolkit assists parents in helping their children make healthy food choices and start healthy habits to prevent diabetes. The materials use Sesame Street characters to teach lessons on nutrition and healthy activities. En español


  • This DVD, designed for older adults, features strength, balance, and flexibility exercises that can be done at home, at work, or at the gym.

    National Institute on Aging (NIA)

  • This guide contains easy-to-understand charts and worksheets to help you track your diabetes health and work with your doctor to develop a plan to maintain a healthy heart. It is available in English and Spanish. En español

    American College of Physicians (ACP)

  • This website is filled with information about living with diabetes and developing habits for healthy eating and physical activity through small, sensible steps. En español


  • This website for kids tells you cool stuff about how your body works, how eating right helps you play better and feel good, and how staying active is lots of fun! En español


  • This meal planning curriculum is for people living with diabetes and their support persons.  The curriculum incorporates participatory nutrition education, food preparation activities, and tasting of foods. En español

    Oregon Diabetes Program

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

    U.S. National Library of Medicine