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Diabetes Education Lesson Plans

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Looking for lesson plans for your education sessions? They're here and they're free!

Each lesson plan topic includes:
  • A printable PDF lesson plan
  • Educator resources
  • Participant materials and handouts

These lesson plans offer culturally relevant materials that are adaptable for individual or group sessions and can complement existing diabetes education curricula.

Basics of Diabetes

Basics of Diabetes
 

Lesson Plan:

Information About Type 2 Diabetes
[PDF – 421 KB]

Dental Care

Dental Care
 

Lesson Plan:

Keeping Your Teeth and Gums Healthy
[PDF – 422 KB]

Eye Care

Eye Care
 

Lesson Plans:

Taking Care of Your Eyes
[PDF – 432 KB]

Diabetic Eye Disease
[PDF – 398 KB]

Foot Care

Foot Care
 

Lesson Plan:

Keeping Your Feet Healthy
[PDF – 669 KB]

Heart Health

Heart Health
 

Lesson Plan:

Keeping Your Heart Healthy
[PDF – 532 KB]

Kidney Health

Kidney Health
 

Lesson Plan:

Protecting Your Kidneys When You
Have Diabetes

[PDF – 604 KB]

Medications

Medications
 

Lesson Plan:

Taking Diabetes Medicines
[PDF – 589 KB]

Nutrition

Nutrition
 

Lesson Plan:

My Native Plate
[PDF – 459 KB]

Physical Activity

Physical Activity
 

Lesson Plans:

How To Get Started Walking
[PDF – 690 KB]

How To Walk Farther And Faster
[PDF – 676 KB]