U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service: The Federal Health Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives
A - Z Index:
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
#

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention - Leading the effort to treat and prevent diabetes in American Indians and Alaska Natives


Curricula Developed by the IHS Division of Diabetes

Youth Staying Healthy: A Diabetes Prevention Curriculum for Youth Ages 8-12 – A curriculum for health professionals working in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities that provides a framework for diabetes prevention education for children ages 8 to 12 who are at risk for diabetes. It also includes ideas for engaging parents and caregivers. The curriculum provides basic information about health and wellness, not about diabetes. Order a copy from the Online Catalog.

Youth Staying Healthy: A Type 2 Diabetes Curriculum for Teens – This curriculum provides health professionals working with American Indian and Alaska Natives with a framework for diabetes education for adolescents, ages 13-18; can be used one-on-one or in group settings. It provides basic information about type 2 diabetes and general wellness for adolescents. Order a copy from the Online Catalog.

Balancing Your Life and Diabetes Curriculum – This core diabetes curriculum, developed by the IHS Division of Diabetes, provides information and lessons plans about type 2 diabetes, diabetes self-management and general healthy lifestyle practices. This comprehensive curriculum addresses the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov . Order a copy from the Online Catalog.

Balancing Your Food Choices: Nutrition and Diabetes – A supplement to the Balancing Your Life and Diabetes (BYLD) Curriculum that addresses nutrition and diabetes. This supplement is intended for use with the BYLD Curriculum. Order a copy from the Online Catalog.

Beautiful Beginnings: Pregnancy and Diabetes – A supplement to the Balancing Your Life and Diabetes (BYLD) Curriculum that addresses pregnancy and diabetes, including pre-gestational and gestational diabetes. This supplement is intended for use with the BYLD Curriculum. Order a copy from the Online Catalog.

Curricula Developed in Collaboration

Honor the Gift of Food – This workbook can help individuals and their families choose food for good health, save money when buying foods and try recipes that are low in fat and sugar. Note: originally developed by the Portland Area Diabetes Program in cooperation with the Northwest Indian College Nutrition Assistant Program and recently updated by the Division of Diabetes. The material was originally adapted from Eating Right is Basic Program materials, Washington State Cooperative Extension Services, USDA. Order a copy from the Online Catalog.

Diabetes Education in Tribal Schools (DETS) Program – This new curriculum for use by teachers and other educators working with children and youth in grades K–12. This curriculum is part of a national effort to decrease the incidence and improve the care of type 2 diabetes among American Indians and Alaska Natives. The curriculum was developed through collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), American Indian Tribal Colleges and the IHS Division of Diabetes (DDTP).

The curricula:

  • Were written and reviewed by health care professionals from IHS, Tribal and Urban Indian health care settings with expertise in diabetes treatment, prevention and education.
  • Include teaching outlines and lessons, visual aids and resource directories.
  • Are easily adaptable to suit individual patient and local community needs.

curricula binders
Honor the Gift of Food cover

Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention | Phone: (505) 248-4182 | Fax: (505) 248-4188 | diabetesprogram@ihs.gov