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. This page contains links to handouts that are available in both English and Spanish.
American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)
This flipbook helps teach patients to identify ways to become more physically active. It provides color illustrations with two- to third- grade level text on the patient pages and simple teaching points on the corresponding instructor pages.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
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 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 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.
This guide teaches about how diabetes affects you, and what you can do to take care of yourself. There is space in the back for you to keep track of your diabetes care, set goals for yourself, and work toward living well with diabetes.
Wisconsin Diabetes Prevention and Control Program
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.
This handout serves as a guide for identifying motivations to lose weight and setting weight loss goals. It also prompts consideration of the steps to reach goals, approaches for tracking progress, and support systems.
Indian Health Service
This resource provides health care professionals with a set of tested resources and tools to share with patients and families in the day-to-day management of chronic conditions.
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