Education Resources from NDEP and AADE

AADE and the National Diabetes Education Program, a division of the National Institutes of Health, have teamed up to make a variety of patient education materials available for download.

More than 50 Ways to Prevent Diabetes

Tips to help African Americans at risk for type 2 diabetes move more and eat less to lower their risk for diabetes.

It's Not Too Late to Prevent Diabetes

Tips to help older adults at risk for type 2 diabetes move more and eat less to lower their risk for diabetes.

It's Never Too Early to Prevent Diabetes

Tip sheet to help women with a history of gestational diabetes prevent or delay type 2 diabetes and lower their children's risk for developing the disease.

Take Care of Your Feet for a Lifetime

Provides advice on proper foot care for people with diabetes.

Take Care of Your Heart; Manage Your Diabetes

Brochure that contains a sheet to track blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol.

How You can Help Your Loved One with Diabetes

Offers advice for friends, family and caregivers.

Tips for Teens with Diabetes Series:

What is Diabetes? (color)
What is Diabetes? (black & white)

Covers the basics of diabetes management for teens.

Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Lower Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes (color)

Suggests ways to avoid developing type 2 diabetes.

Tips for Teens with Diabetes: Be Active! (color)

Provides suggestions for getting more exercise.

Dealing with the Ups and Downs of Diabetes (color)
Dealing with the Ups and Downs of Diabetes (black & white)

Offers tips for working through emotions surrounding having diabetes.

Stay at a Healthy Weight (color)
Stay at a Healthy Weight (black & white)

Provides tips for maintaining or losing weight.

Make Healthy Food Choices (color)
Make Healthy Food Choices (black & white)

Provides healthy eating tips.

To order multiple quantities of these and other brochures, go to the National Diabetes Education Program website at: www.YourDiabetesInfo.org.


Additional materials available from NDEP

Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed: A Guide for School Personnel-2010 *NEW*

The purpose of this guide is to educate school personnel about effective diabetes management and to share a set of practices that enable schools to ensure a safe learning environment for students with diabetes, particularly those who use insulin to control the disease (all students with type 1 and some with type 2 diabetes). The school health team and the training approach for schoolbased diabetes management explained in this guide build  on what schools already are doing to support children with chronic diseases.

The Road to Health Toolkit

Designed for African Americans and Hispanics/Latinos at risk for type 2 diabetes. It provides materials to work with your patients individually and/or in groups and to start a community outreach program reinforcing the message that type 2 diabetes can be delayed or prevented. While designed for use by community health workers, it may also be helpful to other healthcare professionals such as diabetes educators. Additionally, several of the materials are eligible for continuing education credit.

Materials include the Road to Health Training Guide in English and also in Spanish. There are also training videos on YouTube in both English and Spanish.

Movimiento Por Su Vida

This music CD is designed to help Hispanics/Latinos incorporate more movement into their lives. It features six original songs with empowering messages adn strong Latin rhythms that urge listeners to move more. Diabetes educators can use this music CD to encourage individuals to exercise. Download the songs and order a DVD. Order a VHS version.  

Step by Step: Moving Towards Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes

This music CD is designed to help African Americans incorporate more movement into their lives. It features original songs with empowering messages that urge listeners to move more. Download now.

Small Steps, Big Rewards Game Plan

This 3-booklet kit helps people assess their risk for developing diabetes and implement a program to prevent or delay the onset of the disease. It also includes a Food and Activity Tracker and a Fat and Calorie Counter.