Resources for living well
This weekly television series is dedicated to empowering the millions of Americans living with diabetes, featuring real people, real stories, celebrities, advice, and diabetes-friendly cooking.
This campaign challenges diabetes educators to share the Take Charge Gold Card with their patients with diabetes who smoke or chew tobacco, a card that urges smokers to call a smoking cessation hotline, and use their "ask, advise, refer" intervention with every patient at every visit.
California Diabetes Program
Eat More, Weigh Less? provides information about cutting caloric intake to successfully lose weight. Details include a list of nutritious and filling foods, healthy ingredient substitutes for recipes, and ways to cut calories without eating less.
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
This campaign provides practical resources to help motivate children and their caregivers to eat healthy and be active.
U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food & Nutrition Service (FNS)
This website provides checklists, daily tips to manage diabetes, videos, and stories from others dealing with diabetes.
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and American College of Endocrinology (ACE)
This quit smoking program helps you re-learn your life without cigarettes. The EX Plan helps you see quitting not as one big war, but as a number of little battles you can actually win. Includes tools to chart your progress and set your quit smoking date.
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 online course addresses the challenges today’s diabetes educators face and provides a solid foundation of core knowledge that diabetes educators need to update or refine their skills, as well as strategies to deliver appropriate self-management training to their patients with diabetes.
American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)
This booklet provides tips and ideas to improve your eating plan and become more physically active before, during, and after your pregnancy.
Weight-Control Information Network (WIN)
These guidelines will take you through five steps for getting started with a fitness program, including assessing your fitness level, desigining a program that's right for you, assembling your equipment, taking action, and monitoring your progress.
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