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External link Eagle Books Toolkit Now Available Online
The Eagle Books feature a colorful cast of animal characters and young friends, exploring the benefits of being physically active, eating healthy foods and seeking the wisdom of elders, regarding healthy living. The online toolkit contains information, ideas, downloads, and how-to instructions to help organize a community health fair, school assembly or other wellness event. On the site you'll also find lots of Eagle Books materials and activities for parents and teachers.
External link New Approaches to Chronic Disease Exit Disclaimer
an NIH-funded multimedia consumer education Web site, offers in-depth, evidence-based information, resources, research summaries and original online exercises for patients to manage heart disease, diabetes and chronic pain. The site is available in English and Spanish.
External link Diabetes Risk Calculator -- Could you have diabetes and not know it? Exit Disclaimer
Take this test to see if you are at risk for having or developing type 2 diabetes. Diabetes is more common in African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. If you are a member of one of these ethnic groups, you need to pay special attention to this test.
External link Prediabetes: Impaired glucose tolerance and impaired fasting glucose
Learn more about prediabetes on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Diabetes Fact Sheet. Prediabetes is a condition that raises the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.
External link MyPyramid.gov
This is a very new tool where people could go and find all the information they need to make healthy and smart choices for eating, tips to add physical activity to their lives, and create a plan to live by. MyPyramid's central message is "Steps to a Healthier You." MyPyramid replaces the Food Guide Pyramid introduced in 1992, and is part of an overall food guidance system that emphasizes the need for a more individualized approach to improving diet and lifestyle.
External link Diabetes, an Interactive Tutorial
Interactive tool for patient education.
External link 5 A Day
5 A Day for Better Health is a national program and partnership that seeks to increase the number of daily servings of fruits and vegetables Americans eat to five or more.
External link Diabetes Tutorial, offered by the NIH Senior Health (NIDDK)
Diabetes is an interactive tool, including voice explanations, about all the aspects of Diabetes. It's offered by the NIH Senior Health from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.
External link Diabetes Clearinghouse
Here you'll find the most up to date information about Diabetes, including the latest news, alternative therapies, disease management, treatments prevention, etc. This is part of Medline Plus, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health.
External link FDA Diabetes Information
The Food and Drug Administration's "Diabetes Information" Web page is searchable and loaded with helpful material including information on diabetes drugs, complications of the disease and meal planning for diabetics.
External link CDC's Diabetes Public Health Resource
The CDC created this resource to eliminate the preventable burden of diabetes through leadership, research, programs and policies that translate science into practice.
External link National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Part of the National Institutes of Health, NIDDK offers publications on medications, nutrition, prevention of complications in diabetes, digestive, blood, kidney and urologic diseases, and nutrition and weight loss.
External link National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)
This site provides population-specific messages, materials and tips on treatment and outcomes for people with diabetes to promote early diagnosis, and ultimately, to prevent the onset of diabetes. NDEP is a partnership of the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and more than 200 public and private organizations.
External link National Diabetes Program, Indian Health Service (IHS)
IHS National Diabetes Program site provides information on diabetes and efforts to prevent and control diabetes in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.



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