Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes
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.
- Denial and Being Well with Diabetes [PDF-194KB]
- How to Take the Doom and Gloom Out of Diabetes [PDF-250KB]
- What Does Anger Have to Do With Weight Loss? [PDF-196KB]
- Grief and Getting Fit: Dealing with One Comes Before Doing the Other [PDF-273KB]
- Fact and Tip Sheets
- Resources to Help a Loved One Deal with Diabetes [PDF - 838 KB]
- Tips for Taking Care of Yourself [PDF - 1 MB]
- Tips for American Indian / Alaska Native Teens [PDF - 731 KB]
- Help for Tobacco and Alcohol Users [PDF - 762 KB]
- Dealing with Stress and Making Healthy Food Choices [PDF - 947 KB]
Webinar: Living a Balanced Life With Diabetes Toolkit
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.
- Page last reviewed: April 11, 2017
- Page last updated: April 11, 2017
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