Resources

November is Diabetes Month

national diabetes month The national diabetes partners have created ready to use materials for Diabetes month. Please see the resources below to use in your communications throughout November.

American Diabetes Association

This American Diabetes Month, We Stand Greater Than Diabetes. This year, American Diabetes Month (ADM) is embracing a message of hope. It's about coming together to empower one another – regardless of background or circumstance. Because hope is greater than fear. Unity is greater than division and Actions are greater than words. Please use the tool below to get the word out on social media. Visit the ADA site to find resources, upcoming events and interactive tools.

We Stand Greater Than Diabetes Flyer

National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)

The DPP has created focused, customizable small media materials for your use! These promotional pieces use the stories of real people involved with the National DPP lifestyle change program.

There are two sets of promotional materials. The first is broken out by community and the second is a two (2) week series of personal stories that can be shared by posters, post cards and through social media posts. We hope these resources help your communication strategies during National Diabetes Month!

American Indian

American Indian Flyer you can customize (pdf)

African Americans

African-Americans.zip
This set includes: DPP Prediabetes Flyer, National DPP Infographic and a Sample Drop-in article.

Hispanics and Latinos

Hispanics_Latinos.zip
This set includes: National DPP Infographic, Drop-in Newsletter Copy in English and a Drop-in Newsletter Copy in Spanish.

Adults Over 65 Years Old

Adults-over65.zip
This set includes: Calendar of Events Submission, Direct Mail Template, Live Announcer Scripts, Marketing Materials and Support, National DPP Presentation Template, National DPP Infographic, Sample Drop-in article and a Sample Enewsletter.

Community Health Worker

CHW-and-Community-Champion.zip
This set includes: National DPP Promotion Kit, and a Prediabetes Presentation Template.

Week 1 - Glenn

Week1-Glenn.zip
This set includes: Postcards, posters, social media images and a promotional bundle with a drop-in article and Sample Newsletter.

Week 2 - Jack and Joyce

Week2-Jack-and-Joyce.zip
This set includes: Postcards, posters, social media images and a promotional bundle with a drop-in article and Sample Newsletter.

Social Media Posts for Diabetes Month

Please see the attached easy to use social media posts to promote diabetes prevention, management and awareness. These can complement your Diabetes month communications. They include information, links and #hashtags.

Twitter:holding a piggy bank Need help paying for your insulin? Find resources at getinsulin.org/ Find help paying for other diabetes medicines at michigan.gov/diabetes #DiabetesMonth

Facebook: Need help paying for your insulin? Find resources at getinsulin.org/ Find help paying for other diabetes medicines at michigan.gov/diabetes #DiabetesMonth

Twitter:planning Winter will be here soon. Learn how to make a diabetes emergency kit at Diabetes Emergency Plan. #DiabetesMonth

Facebook: Winter will be here soon. Learn how to make a diabetes emergency kit at Diabetes Emergency Plan. #DiabetesMonth

Twitter:diabetes awareness month Governor Gretchen Whitmer has proclaimed November as Diabetes Awareness Month. Check out the Voices of Michigan video! youtu.be/7vUEtJUE8ts #DiabetesMonth

Facebook: Governor Gretchen Whitmer has proclaimed November as Diabetes Awareness Month. Check out the Voices of Michigan video which honors people living with diabetes. Diabetes partners in Michigan are advocating, creating awareness, and helping to find a cure. youtu.be/7vUEtJUE8ts #DiabetesMonth

Twitter:telemedicine Diabetes education may be available to you from the comfort of your home.
Programs by map

Programs by list
#DiabetesMonth

Facebook: Diabetes education may be available to you from the comfort of your home. Collaborate with your local diabetes support and education service provider. Find services here:
Programs by map

Programs by list
#DiabetesMonth

Twitter:my type 1 diabetes hero Type 1 Diabetes is a disease often misunderstood, but a little awareness goes a long way!
www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhPe49G-x2g #T1DStigma #DiabetesMonth

Facebook: Type 1 Diabetes is a disease often misunderstood, but a little awareness goes a long way!
www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhPe49G-x2g #T1DStigma #DiabetesMonth

Twitter:teenager with diabetes Regardless of their age, sometimes youth who have diabetes need support. This National #DiabetesMonth, learn ways to help children and teens manage their diabetes from @NIDDKgov.
www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/community-health-outreach/national-diabetes-month
#T1DStigma
#DiabetesMonth

Facebook: Regardless of their age, sometimes youth who have diabetes need support. teenager with diabetesThis National Diabetes Month, learn ways to help children and teens manage their diabetes from the @National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK).
www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/community-health-outreach/national-diabetes-month
#T1DStigma
#DiabetesMonth

CDC Resources - Get Active and Stay Healthy from Home

Being physically active is one of the most important things you can do to improve your health. Learn what you, your family, and community can do to get active and stay healthy.

Native Wellness Diabetes Program

Welcome to the Native Wellness Diabetes Program!

The program honors a balance between cultural practices and western science in Indian Country to promote health and help prevent type 2 diabetes among American Indians and Alaska Natives who are at risk.

To support wellness and diabetes awareness, the Native Diabetes Wellness Program has gathered a collection of stories about tribal efforts to reclaim traditional foods; a series of colorful books for children to promote healthy eating and physical activity; and a collection of helpful resources, all free for you to order or download.

Resources for Individuals, Practices and Communities

What is Diabetes?

Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal. Most of the food we eat is turned into glucose, or sugar, for our bodies to use for energy. The pancreas, an organ that lies near the stomach, makes a hormone called insulin to help glucose get into the cells of our bodies.

Resources

Find Diabetes Education and Diabetes Prevention program locations. Also Diabetes Information and Fact Sheets.

Partners

Here are links to many of DPAC's partners.