National Diabetes Month 2018 Toolkit

Partners, organizations, and health professionals can get involved in National Diabetes Month, too! Use the resources below to share our 2018 theme, Promoting Health After Gestational Diabetes, to raise awareness among women with a history of gestational diabetes about their lifelong risk for developing diabetes.

National Diabetes Month Flyer

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Download a flyer (PDF, 697.48 KB) with post-pregnancy steps that women who had gestational diabetes can take for themselves and their children.

Print copies for your bulletin board, share in an e-newsletter, or distribute at an upcoming health fair.

Social Media Posts

Spread this year’s key messages with women and their loved ones about health after gestational diabetes. Use the social media posts below.

Health Information for the Public

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Content for Health Professionals

View evidence-based resources and data related to gestational diabetes and prevention of type 2 diabetes.


Learn about the research findings that deepen the understanding of pregnancy, children, and diabetes.

World Diabetes Day

Created by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization, World Diabetes Day is November 14. Organizations around the world will host events to raise awareness about diabetes.


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