Useful Resource: Diabetes Resources for African Americans and People of African Ancestry

The National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has created a listing of resources specifically designed for African Americans and people of African Ancestry. These resources include:

Diabetes Prevention

  • Road to Health Toolkit — Use the flipchart, guides, posters, and other resources in the toolkit to talk to people in your community about how they can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Find training resources to help you use the toolkit and start a community outreach program.
  • Step by Step –This music CD with three original songs helps people move more. It also has a bonus music video.
  • Choose More than 50 Ways to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Tip Sheet — Help African Americans at risk for type 2 diabetes find ways to move more, make healthy food choices, and track their progress with making lifestyle changes to lower their risk.

Diabetes Management

See the NDEP website for the full listing of diabetes resources.