Diabetes Management in Communities

Help people in your community manage their diabetes and prevent complications. These NDEP resources help strengthen your staff’s skills in delivering diabetes education and offer tools your community can use to be healthier.

Materials for People with Diabetes and their Family Members

Individuals with diabetes can learn more about managing their condition, preventing complications, and finding care to improve their quality of life and health outcomes.

Developing Community Based Programs for People With Diabetes

An introductory training for community based organizations about effective strategies to provide support for people with diabetes and their families.

New Beginnings: A Discussion Guide for Living Well with Diabetes

New Beginnings  is a guide for diabetes support group facilitators to help African Americans cope with the emotional aspects of diabetes. It includes modules, worksheets, and handouts on family and social support needs, goal setting, positive coping, and problem-solving skills.

Your Prescription for Helping Hispanic/Latino Patients Achieve Behavior Change through Diabetes Education

This presentation and flyer list NDEP resources to help Hispanic and Latino people better manage their diabetes through healthy eating, being active, monitoring their blood sugar, taking medication, problem solving, reducing risks, and healthy coping.

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

This toolkit helps health care professionals in the community address the psychosocial issues that often affect American Indian and Alaska Native people with diabetes. There is information on depression, low self-esteem, anger, and substance use.

School Resources

Find NDEP materialsExternal to help students with diabetes, health professionals, school staff, and parents work together to provide optimal diabetes management in schools.

Page last reviewed: February 19, 2016