Downloads & Publications
The Internet is a valuable resource for finding health information. Many diabetes organizations offer FREE downloadable educational materials, checklists and booklets. Free downloadable materials, and links to additional resources, are listed for your convenience.
This month, take control of your diabetes. Research shows that keeping your blood glucose (blood sugar) close to normal reduces your chances of having eye, kidney, and nerve problems. Plus, you'll feel better and stay healthier. To control your diabetes, you need to know your blood glucose numbers and your target goals.
: If You Have Diabetes, Know Your Blood Sugar Numbers
From Our Partners
Diabetes can affect your eyes in many ways: Our partners at Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., makers of ACUVUE® Brand Products, offer a handy overview about "Ocular (Eye) Complications of Diabetes"
for you to download, print and keep.
Take a walk outdoors:
Understand why walking can help you keep blood glucose in check and print out a Walk Log.
Download: “Walking Works.”
Or visit the www.Fitness.gov
publications page to explore other FREE materials.
Learn your ABCs:
That is, your A
lood Pressure, and C
holesterol numbers. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) have suggestions for target ranges and testing frequency. Download "Control your ABCs."
"Diabetes Prevention" Series: Published by the National Diabetes Information Center (NDIC), this helpful series is available in PDF format.