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Downloadable Diabetes Educational Materials

The diabetes educational materials available here for download provide personal solutions that can help you manage diabetes every day.

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Diabetes Educational Materials

Daily Meal Planning Guide

Use this meal planning guide to make smart food choices that can help manage blood sugar (glucose).

My Carbohydrate Guide

Learn about carbohydrates, which foods contain carbs, how to count carbs, and how to make healthy eating a part of your daily life.

Self-Care Diary

Use this diary to track your A1C and daily blood sugars. The Self-Care Diary can help you be an active partner in managing your diabetes.

Checkbook for Diabetes Health

Keep track of the diabetes tests you need, when and how often you need to have them, and their results.

Diabetes Emergency Plan

Download this checklist to prepare in advance for disasters, such as hurricanes and earthquakes, that can disrupt your diabetes care.

Pediatric Educational Resources

Carbohydrate Counting for Children With Diabetes

When your child has diabetes, it's important to know about carbohydrates and their effect on blood sugar levels. This parent/caregiver guide provides information about what foods contain carbs, how to count carbs, planning healthy meals, and tips for eating out and preparing school lunches.

Diabetes Log Book

A log book for kids that they can use daily for recording their blood sugar, insulin, and grams of carbohydrates (carbs).

The Spinner

Carbohydrates are an important part of healthy eating. Use this food spinner to help your child estimate how many carbs are in some common foods.

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Knowledge is Power

Learn about diabetes to understand why it's important to manage your blood sugar every day.

Aim for Your Blood Sugar Target

Learn about blood sugar goals and targets to help reduce your risk of diabetes complications.

Mealtime Steps to Success

Help keep blood sugar levels in range with healthy recipes.

Lilly and Disney help families find the magic in everyday moments

Learn how the Lilly and Disney collaboration helps children with type 1 diabetes, their families, and caregivers manage diabetes in their everyday lives.

Diabetes tools you can use

Download diabetes educational materials and meal planning tools.

Count carbs at home or on-the-go

Use the Carb Counting tool to add up your carbs at every snack or meal.

Recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes?

Learn about treatment options for type 2 diabetes, including medications, eating well, and staying active.

Walking toward wellness

Learn why staying active is important in managing diabetes.

Taking care of #1

It's important to take the best care of your body now to help reduce diabetes complications in the future. Learn why.

Different insulins for different needs

Various insulins are available to help manage blood sugar levels. Learn about the different types of insulin available.

Multicultural diabetes materials

Access diabetes awareness resources in 38 different languages.