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NDEP Health Information A-Z For Community Organizations

Use the alphabet links to find diabetes information for community organizations from the National Diabetes Education Program. For general information related to diabetes from NIDDK, please visit the Diabetes A-Z list.​​

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#JustOneStep Infocards

Share the following infocards on Facebook and Twitter to help people take small steps for better health.

2015 NDEP National Diabetes Month Partner Promotions Call Presentation

National Diabetes Month 2015 Campaign Plans & Review of NDEP Materials

4 Steps to Manage Your Diabetes for Life

Four steps to help people with diabetes understand, monitor, and manage diabetes. Explains diabetes ABCs and ways to stay healthy and control the disease.

Activity Counts for All Ages!

Children and teens can lower their risk for type 2 diabetes if they stay at a healthy weight by being more physically active and choosing to eat the right amounts of healthy foods.

American Indians & Alaska Natives: You Have the Power to Prevent Diabetes; The Research Says So!

“Diabetes is a major threat to our American Indian and Alaska Native communities,” says Charlene Avery, M.D., chair of the American Indian and Alaska Native Work Group for the National Diabetes Education Program.

ATTENTION MEN! Control Your Diabetes For Life... And For Your Family

If you have diabetes, you know the day-to-day steps needed to manage diabetes can be hard. Managing diabetes isn’t easy, but it’s worth it.


Be Smart About Your Heart: Manage the ABCs of Diabetes

Adults with diabetes are nearly two times more likely to die from heart disease or stroke than someone without diabetes. Learn about managing diabetes ABCs.

Buffet Table Tips

Barbecues, picnics and family reunions are gatherings to enjoy and treasure. If you have diabetes, these events can pose special challenges. If you choose wisely and watch how much you eat, you can have a delicious meal and feel good too.


Capacity Building for Diabetes Outreach: A Comprehensive Tool Kit for Organizations Serving Asian and Pacific Islander Communities

This tool kit was designed to help community-based organizations and community health centers develop organizational capacity to deliver diabetes prevention and control programs within Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities.

Choose More than 50 Ways to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Ways to move more, make healthy food choices, and track progress with making lifestyle changes to lower your risk for type 2 diabetes.

Control Your Diabetes. For Life. Campaign Information

The campaign includes tailored materials (copyright-free) and messages for the general audience and high-risk populations. Campaign materials include education materials, sample articles, and PSAs for radio, print and television.


Diabetes and Your Heart Infographic (English)

Infographic about the diabetes ABCs and how diabetes affects your heart.

Diabetes Resources Catalog With Special Resources for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

All of NDEP’s AANHPI diabetes education resources also are available on a convenient CD that allows you to search for relevant resources by disease status, language, and audience. CDs are available by contacting Judith McDivitt at JMcDivitt@CDC.gov


Family Health History and Diabetes Campaign Materials

Use these promotional tools to help NDEP promote the Family Health History and Diabetes Campaign in your community.

Fotonovela: Do it for them! But for you too. (¡Hazlo por ellos! Pero por ti también.)

A bilingual (Spn/Eng) fotonovela featuring dramatic stories of Latinas talking to Latinas about preventing or delaying type 2 diabetes and being healthy for their children and themselves.


GAME PLAN for Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

A Toolkit for Health Care Professionals and Teams

Guiding Principles for the Care of People With or at Risk for Diabetes

These Guiding Principles aim to identify and synthesize areas of general agreement among existing guidelines to help guide primary care providers and health care teams to deliver quality care to adults with or at risk for diabetes.


Have a Holiday Heart-to-Heart

Family history of disease is an important part of understanding your risk for developing a number of serious diseases, including type 2 diabetes

Have Diabetes. Will Travel.

Whenever you travel, your diabetes comes along with you. Learn how to plan and helpful diabetes travel tips.

Healthy Eating During Winter Gatherings for People with Diabetes

Winter is a season of holiday celebrations, football play-offs, and other occasions when family and friends get together over meals and snacks.

Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed: A Guide for School Personnel

This comprehensive resource guide helps students with diabetes, their health care team, school staff, and parents work together to provide optimal diabetes management in the school setting.

How Diabetes Affects Minority Groups Infographic

Infographic that illustrates how diabetes affects minority groups.

How Diabetes Affects Older Adults Infographic

Share the infographic with your social media follows, embed it on your blog or website, or print it to use as a handout or poster.


It’s Never Too Early to Prevent Diabetes. A Lifetime of Small Steps for a Healthy Family Campaign Materials

Use these materials designed specifically to help women with a history of GDM prevent or delay type 2 diabetes, and to help their children lower their risk for the disease.


Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes: A Toolkit Addressing Psychosocial Issues for American Indian and Alaska Native Peoples

A compilation of resources for American Indian and Alaska Native Peoples about diabetes. Resources include materials about general nutrition, psychosocial issues, substance abuse prevention, tobacco use, and a list of books on the subject.

Living with Diabetes: Finding the Support You Need Video

If you've been diagnosed with diabetes, you may feel powerful emotions—but you're not alone. Finding support in your family, friends, and community can help.



This lively music CD helps Hispanics and Latinos incorporate more movement into their lives. It features six original songs with empowering messages and strong Latin rhythms that urge listeners to move more. It is a fun way to show how movement can help prevent and manage diabetes. Use this music CD to encourage individuals or groups to exercise. BONUS FEATURE: this CD also contains a music video, Movimiento por su vida that can be viewed on a DVD player.


National Diabetes Education Program Webinar Series

The National Diabetes Education Program Webinar Series explores the latest advances and challenges in diabetes prevention and management.

National Diabetes Education Program's 15th Anniversary

The NDEP is a unique partnership that brings together Federal agencies and a varied and diverse group of organizations and individuals addressing diabetes concerns.

NDEP Partner and Community Organization Information

NDEP effectively extends its reach to target audiences: people with diabetes and their families, people at risk for type 2 diabetes, health care professionals, payers and purchasers of health care, and policy makers.

New Beginnings: A Discussion Guide for Living Well with Diabetes

A resource to help group leaders lead discussions about the emotional side of living with diabetes, and help people with diabetes identify family and social support needs and develop goal setting, positive coping and problem solving skills.


Overview of the National Diabetes Education Program

Together NDEP and partners promote the messages and materials of two national public health campaigns, one created for people with diabetes and the other created for people at risk of diabetes.


Partnering with Your Diabetes Care Team Video

Your health care team is a resource to help you manage your diabetes. Find ways to work with your team so you can successfully manage your disease.

Power to Prevent: A Family Lifestyle Approach to Diabetes Prevention

Power To Prevent includes effective, step-by-step lesson plans to help African Americans with or at risk for diabetes to take control of their eating habits and engage in a more physically active lifestyle.

Practice Transformation

Visit the Practice Transformation for Physicians and Health Care Teams website to find information and resources to improve diabetes care within the context of an evolving health care delivery system.

Promoting Medication Adherence in Diabetes

Resources to support health care professionals in promoting medication adherence among their patients and within their teams.


School Guide Promotional Tools

Use these promotional tools to promote effective diabetes management in school settings.

Small Steps, Big Rewards. Prevent Type 2 Diabetes For Life. Campaign Overview

Millions of Americans are at high risk for diabetes, a serious and costly disease that has reached epidemic proportions in the past 10 years. The good news: type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed.


Tasty Recipes for People with Diabetes and Their Families

Tasty Recipes is filled with recipes specifically designed for Latin Americans. This booklet was designed to dispel misunderstandings about healthy eating and teach Hispanics/Latinos how to adopt a tasty but nutritional meal plan that maintains the cultural uniqueness of their food.

Team Care Promotional Tools

Use these promotional tools to promote NDEP’s Team Care guide, which provide practical resources to help health care professionals and organizations implement team care for people with diabetes.

Ten Ways Hispanics and Latinos Can Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Hispanics and Latinos are at high risk for type 2 diabetes, but there is good news. You can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes by making small lifestyle changes around what you eat and how you stay physically active. Here are some tips to help you.

The Road to Health Toolkit

Materials designed for African Americans and Hispanics/Latinos at risk for type 2 diabetes to start a community outreach program reinforcing the message that type 2 diabetes can be delayed or prevented.

This New Year, Resolve to Take Just One Step Toward a Healthier Life

January is the start of a new year and a time when many people make New Year’s resolutions to be healthier. Maintaining a healthy weight and staying active can help prevent a number of chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes.

Tips for a Healthier You

Share the following infocards on Facebook and Twitter to help people make small changes to be healthier.

Tips for Enjoying Summer Gatherings if You Have Diabetes

Making healthy food choices, even while on vacation, is a key step to staying healthy, feeling better and most importantly, managing your diabetes. The NDEP has tips for eating healthy during gatherings this summer.

Two Reasons I Find Time to Prevent Diabetes Print PSA

Print ad with the message. You don't need to be a superhero to manage


Working Together to Manage Diabetes: A Toolkit for Pharmacy, Podiatry, Optometry, and Dentistry (PPOD)

Each section of the PPOD Guide provides a “quick course” on that health care specialty and its relation to diabetes. Because each section is written for professionals outside of that specialty, all team members who might care for a person with diabetes can collaborate and make cross-disciplinary treatment referrals. Inside the PPOD Guide, you will find: An introduction to team care, Tips on communicating with patients, Sections in each of the four PPOD areas, Resources and links to other PPOD-related resources and organizations.


You Are the Heart of Your Family...Take Care of It. Flip Chart

This bilingual flip chart can help promotoras, community health workers, and other health educators teach Hispanic and Latino Americans about the link between diabetes and heart disease.

You don't need to be a superhero to manage your diabetes. You need to control your ABCs. Print PSA

Print ad with the message "You don't need to be a superhero to manage your diabetes."? Available as a full-page color ad and black and white in full-, 1/2- and 1/4-page sizes.

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