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Resources for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

NDEP has diabetes prevention and management resources designed specifically for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) communities. The resources can be used by community health workers, diabetes educators, and health care providers to meet the needs of these groups.
 

Diabetes Prevention

Two Reasons I Find Time to Prevent Diabetes: My Future and Theirs Tip Sheet
People at risk for diabetes can follow these steps for preventing diabetes.
Available for download in the following languages:
English, Cambodian, Chamorro, Chinese, Chuukese, Gujarati, Hindi, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Samoan, Tagalog, Thai, Tongan, Vietnamese

Grade-A Grocery Lists: Tips to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
Encourage AANHPI people make healthier food choices while grocery shopping by using these grocery lists.
Pacific Islanders [PDF-106KB] | Asian Americans [PDF-108KB]

Diabetes Management

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 and is available in a wide variety of languages including: 
Bengali [PDF - 1 MB] , Chinese [PDF - 1 MB] , Gujarati [PDF - 1 MB] , Hindi [PDF - 1 MB] , Korean [PDF - 1 MB] , Tagalog [PDF - 1 MB] , Urdu [PDF - 2 MB] , Vietnamese [PDF - 1 MB] , and an English/Multi-Language Compliant [PDF - 1 MB] version

Taking Care of Your Diabetes Means Taking Care of Your Heart Tip Sheet
Encourage patients with diabetes to work with their health care team to set goals to manage A1C, blood pressure, and cholesterol to prevent heart problems. The tip sheet also has a form for tracking A1C, blood pressure, and cholesterol numbers.
Available for download in the following languages:
English, Cambodian, Chamorro, Chinese, Chuukese, Gujarati, Hindi, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Samoan, Tagalog, Thai, Tongan, Vietnamese

Choosing Healthy Foods at Holidays and Special Occasions
These English language tip sheets provide ideas for making healthy choices at celebrations and holidays. Available for download for the following groups:
Chinese Americans [PDF - 174 KB]
Filipino Americans [PDF - 164 KB]
Korean Americans [PDF - 175 KB]
South Asian Americans [PDF - 187 KB]
Southeast Asian Americans [PDF - 178 KB]

Toolkits

Capacity Building for Diabetes Outreach: A Comprehensive Toolkit for Organizations Serving Asian and Pacific Islander Communities [PDF-18.1MB]
Strengthen your organization’s capacity by building skills in eight core areas including community assessment, evaluation, and building partnerships. The worksheets and tools can work in any community.

Promotional Materials

Managing Diabetes: Sorcy’s Story
This video (with transcript and subtitles) features Sorcy, a Filipina American, telling her story about managing her diabetes. Also learn how she’s trying to help her daughters prevent diabetes themselves. Use the print advertisement to promote this resource.

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