New Year, New Opportunities to Support Employees Who Have Diabetes

The New Year is a great time for people with diabetes to focus on healthy lifestyle behaviors. You can help your patients stick to their resolutions and improve diabetes outcomes with information from the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP).

Download these resources and start using them in your practice today.

Tips to Help You Stay Healthy With Diabetes – patient tip sheet includes Diabetes Care Record and Action Plan.

English - https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/ndep/pdfs/tips-to-help-you-stay-healthy.pdf

Spanish - https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/ndep/pdfs/tips-to-help-you-stay-healthy_spanish.pdf

Infographic: Five Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Managing Your Type 2 Diabetes

English - https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/ndep/pdfs/toolkits/new-beginnings/newbeginnings_infographic_fivequestions.pdf

Spanish - https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/ndep/pdfs/toolkits/new-beginnings/newbeginnings_infographic_fivequestions_spanish.pdf

Try something new in 2017.

Getting Ready for Your Health Care Visit
Adapted from “Module 8—Working with Your Doctor,” of NDEP’s New Beginnings Guide, this mini-lesson focuses on helping people with diabetes get ready for visits with their health care team. It includes a short video, discussion, and activity. Consider using this mini-lesson in 2017 for education or support activities in your practice.

Sign up here to get notices about diabetes from CDC and NDEP. Select “diabetes education materials” from the subscription options.

For more information call 1-800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636)
TTY 1-(888) 232-6348 or visit www.cdc.gov/info.
To order resources, visit www.cdc.gov/diabetes/ndep.

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