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HEALTHY WEIGHT FOR LIFE

Resources

Adults and Elders

Indian Health Diabetes Best Practice:
Adult Weight Management and Cardiometabolic Risk Management and Diabetes.
The 2011 Indian Health Diabetes Best Practice: Adult Weight Management and Cardiometabolic Risk Management and Diabetes [PDF – 372 KB] offers recommendations to achieve and maintain a healthy weight and reduced cardiometabolic risk. The target population is adults who have, or are at risk for, diabetes (regardless of duration of diabetes) and who are overweight or obese.

NIH SeniorHealth.
This easy-to-use website Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov features basic health and wellness information for older adults on a variety of nutrition topics. Numerous videos, pamphlets, and online guides are available on healthful eating, shopping, and cooking for adults over 50. Hear the text read aloud or view the videos online. Sections related to healthful eating and physical activity are Eating Well as You Get Older Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov and Exercise and Physical Activity for Older Adults Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov .

Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Balance Program Materials.
Participant handouts Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov and lifestyle coach materials Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov are available in PDF and RTF formats.
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