This guide helps older adults and their family members cope with age-related eye diseases. It includes information on healthy eating, being physically active, monitoring blood glucose, taking medications, coping, and other resources. En español
American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
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 online multimedia tutorial provides an overview of proper foot care for patients with diabetes.
These handouts provide facilitators with tools to implement the DPP intervention using strategies to achieve nutrition, physical activity and weight loss goals. En español
Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)
The evidence-based Group Lifestyle Balance program is designed to help patients make lifestyle changes which can prevent diabetes and prevent or treat metabolic syndrome. This program provides education, encouragement and the tools necessary to help individuals reach their healthy lifestyle goals and is designed for non–diabetic, overweight individuals age 18 and older who have pre–diabetes and/or the metabolic syndrome.
University of Pittsburgh Diabetes Prevention Support Center
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 booklet provides concise information for African Americans on heart disease and its risk factors. It explains how to reduce risk factors for heart disease, prevent and control high blood pressure, lower blood cholesterol, prevent and control diabetes, manage weight, and stop smoking.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
These prerecorded lectures from experts in the field of diabetes cover topics ranging from prediabetes to foot care to diabetic emergencies.
This comprehensive guide will help you control your diabetes by keeping a balance between what you eat, your physical activity, and your medication. It will also help you take important steps to prevent diabetes-related health problems. En español
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
This bilingual Spanish and English presentation flipchart makes it easy to educate Hispanic and Latino Americans about the link between diabetes and heart disease. It includes easy-to-understand illustrations, a scripted presentation, and two copier-ready handouts. En español
National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)
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