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 website makes publicly available materials that were used in the HEALTHY intervention program, which was designed to moderate risk factors for type 2 diabetes in adolescents including nutrition, physical education, behavior, and communications and social marketing. En español
The HEALTHY Study
These three worksheets for young women can help you figure out which types of exercise you'll enjoy most and how to get started, stay motivated, and free up time for fitness.
Center for Young Women's Health at Children's Hospital Boston
This easy-to-read, bilingual Spanish and English tip sheet encourages teens to be more physically active to better manage their diabetes. En español
National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)
This resource helps girls with diabetes learn about the changes in their bodies as they mature. Girls will learn how diabetes can affect their reproductive health and how hormones and puberty can impact blood glucose levels.
American Diabetes Association (ADA)
This colorful, easy-to-read tip sheet encourages teens with type 2 diabetes to feel OK about themselves and their diabetes. It provides tips to help them deal with the ups and downs of diabetes--to reach out and get support from others, to involve their family and the health care team, and to take action to manage the disease for a long and healthy life.
Lose It! is a smart phone app that helps you set goals and achieve them through tracking your daily calories, habits, and exercise.
ChooseMyPlate.gov from the USDA illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet and provides tools for diet/calorie tracking and information on weight management, physical activity, and healthy eating. Some materials available in Spanish.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
On this website you'll find suggestions for reducing the number of calories in what you drink and help deciphering nutrition facts labels. En español
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
This online program helps you begin the journey to quit smoking by taking you through a series of modules with activities designed to help you prepare to quit and stay committed.
American Lung Association (ALA)
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