Resources for living well
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. En español
American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)
"This free workshop helps older adults get the support they need and find practical ways to deal with pain, fatigue, and stress. Older adults can also discover better nutrition and exercise choices, understand new treatment options, and learn better ways to talk with their doctor and family about their health.
National Council on Aging (NCOA)
This online wellness service helps you track your food and exercise habits and provides you with personalized food consumption information, exercise data, and analytical charts and tables to help you make positive choices about your physical health and well being.
This website is a comprehensive guide to weight management that helps you track your diet and change your habits. In addition to its database of 70,000 foods, CalorieKing offers a food and exercise diary, practical help and tips, step-by-step guidance, interactive goal setting, and motivation and support from the CalorieKing community. A program for physicians is also available.
This tip sheet offers strategies to help you improve your eating and physical activity habits. Whether you feel like change is a world away or just around the corner, the information here can help you get started.
Weight-Control Information Network (WIN)
This program brings face-to-face, small-group sessions to life through conversation maps. With the help of a trained facilitator, participants focus on the health information most relevant to them and relate it to their own experiences. At the end of each session, participants create a workable plan for using what they learn to drive meaningful behavior change in their lives. Training for facilitators is available.
This resource provides tools for behavior change and information on how to create new healthy habits as well as a network to connect and share with other concerned families.
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 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 worksheet helps people with diabetes better understand and manage their physical and emotional health through problem solving.
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