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Diabetes Educator Tools

Diabetes Education Lesson Plans

Eleven new and revised Diabetes Education Lesson Plans which include educator resources and participant materials. The lesson plans are designed for individual or group sessions and facilitate the knowledge and skills development necessary for diabetes self-care.

Diabetes Education Lesson Plans

Guides for Diabetes Programs

Integrating Case Management Into Your Practice [PDF – 290 KB] – Use this Case Management guide to assist you in meeting the health needs of individuals in your clinic and community diabetes programs.

Integrating Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support Into Your Practice [PDF – 275 KB] – Explore strategies and tools to enhance DSMES in your diabetes program.

The Case Management and Integrated Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support primers stacked on top of each other.

SDPI Toolkits: Diabetes Prevention and Healthy Heart

The successful outcomes of the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) Diabetes Prevention and Healthy Heart Programs led to the development of toolkits to share their experiences and lessons learned. It is the hope that communities will use the toolkits to implement their own innovative strategies to reduce diabetes and CVD risk, and create healthier futures for AI/AN people.

Diabetes Prevention Curriculum: Native Lifestyle Balance Online

The online Native Lifestyle Balance is a 16–session curriculum that can be used to help your clients achieve a healthy balance of weight and physical activity. Each session includes a coaching video with participant handouts. Included in the sessions are tools for healthy eating, being active, and coping with stressful and challenging life events. Produced in 2018 by the Shiprock Diabetes Prevention Program and Shiprock Health Promotion Program.

Diabetes Prevention Curriculum: Native Lifestyle Balance Online

Diabetes Program Spotlights

Watch and read uplifting videos and stories of people and programs making a difference in Indian Country. Also, learn about innovative ideas and activities from SDPI grant programs who are improving the lives of their community members.


Education Materials and Resources (Online Catalog)

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Are you looking for more? Search for all materials and resources offered by the Division of Diabetes using the Education Materials and Resources (Online Catalog).

  • Find culturally relevant and easy-to-use materials for providers, patients, and clients.
  • Materials are free to order, or to download and print.
  • Search by Audience, Topic, Format or Title/Keyword.