Resources for African Americans and People of African Ancestry
NDEP has diabetes prevention and management resources designed specifically for African Americans and people of African ancestry. These resources can be used by community health workers, diabetes educators, and health care providers to meet the needs of this audience.
Road to Health Toolkit
Use the flipchart, guides, posters, and other resources in the toolkit to talk to people in your community about how they can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Find training resources to help you use the toolkit and start a community outreach program.
Step by Step
This music CD with three original songs helps people move more. It also has a bonus music video.
Choose More than 50 Ways to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Tip Sheet pdf icon[PDF – 499 KB]external icon
Help African Americans at risk for type 2 diabetes find ways to move more, make healthy food choices, and track their progress with making lifestyle changes to lower their risk.
4 Steps to Manage Your Diabetes for Life
Help people with diabetes understand, monitor, and manage their diabetes to help them stay healthy. This publication is especially useful for people newly diagnosed with diabetes.
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Buffet Tips for African Americans with Diabetes pdf icon[PDF – 178K]
This tip sheet provides ideas for African Americans with diabetes in making healthy choices at buffets.
Faith Leaders Toolkit pdf icon[PDF – 687K]
The Faith Leaders Toolkit includes resources to help faith community leaders spread the word about type 2 diabetes prevention and diabetes management, organize related activities in the community and create an environment that supports healthy choices.
Road to Health
Road to Health is for community health workers and diabetes educators working with African American and African ancestry populations at risk for type 2 diabetes. Use this toolkit to help prevent diabetes by increasing knowledge and healthy lifestyle skills.
Link to additional related resources NDEP has collected on this topic.
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