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Diabetes Basics

 
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Click the logo to visit Diabetes Local- a website populated with patient care and educational resources for those with diabetes.

Personal Care Cards, Quizzes, & Planners:

ADA Diabetes Risk Test

Take this simple quiz to see if you are at risk of developing diabetes.

Diabetes Personal Care Card (English)
Handy checklist to help you take charge of your care.

Diabetes Personal Care Card (Spanish) 
Handy checklist to help you take charge of your care in Spanish.

Diabetes Self Care Planner 
Provides goals and steps to improve your lifestyle and diabetes control.

 

Nutrition:

Information on nutritional values of favorite Passover Foods
 
Information about the MyPlate method

Exercise:

Easy Way to Increase Your Steps 
Provides ideas on increasing your steps at home, work and in your community.

Logging Your Steps
Tool for tracking steps, including how many steps in a mile.

Foot Care:

Foot Care Tips (English) 
If you have diabetes, your feet need special attention.

Foot Care Tips (Spanish)
If you have diabetes, your feet need special attention (in Spanish.)

Hemoglobin A1C:

Hemoglobin A1C Definition Sheet (English)
Defines what a Hemoglobin A1C test is and how it compares to blood sugar glucose readings.

Hemoglobin A1C Definition Sheet(Spanish)
Defines what a Hemoglobin A1C test is and how it compares to blood sugar glucose readings in Spanish.

Lifestyle Planner
Provides goals and steps to improve your lifestyle and prevent diabetes.


Medications: 


Pharmaceutical Assistance For Persons with Diabetes
Resources for assistance with diabetes medications and supplies.

 

Multicultural Diabetes Resources:

Provides resources various health topics across many cultures.

Diabetes Blogs:

 
Freelance medical writer who also has type 2 diabetes
 
Handout with various social media sites, blogs, and apps relating to diabetes

Other Diabetes Concerns:


Lists ways to lower your blood pressure.
Lists ways to lower your blood pressure in Spanish.
Lists ways to lower your cholesterol.
Lists ways to lower your cholesterol in Spanish.