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

Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes is a toolkit to help health care professionals who serve American Indian and Alaska Native Peoples address emotional issues that often accompany diabetes. By using the toolkit, health care professionals will be able to address several psychosocial issues, including depression, self-esteem, anger, and substance use. The toolkit contains a variety of culturally appropriate materials and many tribal nations are represented in the materials.

Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes resources include:

Webinar

Living a Balanced Life With Diabetes

This introductory webinar describes how to use the Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes Toolkit to address diabetes and psychosocial issues in American Indians and Alaska Natives with diabetes.  Speakers: Michelle Owens-Gary, PhD, of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Shondra McCage, MPH, CHES of the Chickasaw Nation Health System/Diabetes Care System.

Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes Webinar

Podcast

Using our Wit and Wisdom to Live Well with Diabetes

Listen to a podcast from the Indian Health Service "Using our Wit and Wisdom to Live Well with Diabetes".


 
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