FREE Patient Downloads

Click on the English or Spanish version of the topics listed below to download a free copy of any of these easy-to-read handouts.


What Is Diabetes?
Diabetes: Know the Signs
Type 1 Diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes
Diabetes Risk (Adults, U.S.)
Diabetes Risk (Children)
Diabetes Risk (7-12 years)


Plant-Foods (NEW)
The Plant-Foods Plate (NEW)
Measure Your Foods
Who Needs Milk?
Know Your Proteins
Know Your Fats
Know Your Carbs
Herbs and More
Alcohol and Diabetes
Carbohydrate and
Blood Sugar Control
Your Healthy Eating Pyramid
The Nutrition Facts Label
Portion Sizes
What Can I Eat?
Eat This, Not That
Calories In / Calories Out
Healthy Cooking Tips
Good Fats, Bad Fats
Hidden Fats & Diabetes
About Milk
About Fiber
About Whole Grains
Hidden Sugars & Diabetes
Hidden Salts & Diabetes


What's My eAG?
What's My A1C?
Low Blood Sugar (UPDATED)
High Blood Sugar


Walking Works
Let's Get Moving
My Weekly Exercise Plan
Leg Exercises & Diabetes


Diabetes Care Schedule
My Diabetes Care Reminder
MY Goal This Month
Your Diabetes Care Team


This program by cartoonist Steve Yurko is designed to help you relax. Steve's cartoons offer a funny and sometimes off-beat look at some of the many things you can do to cope with the stress of living with diabetes.



Reading a Syringe
Diabetes Pills Actions

Your Diabetes Pills
What is Insulin?

Why Do I Need Insulin?
Taking Insulin
How to Draw and Inject Insulin
(Courtesy of Becton Dickinson & Company)
Preparing Single Dose Insulin
Preparing Mixed Dose Insulin



Patient Assistance Programs
Diabetes Supplies

Acrobat Reader is required to view the brochures.
Click here for a free download of Acrobat Reader >>


Pregnant with Diabetes
What About My Baby?
When to Call the Doctor
Protect Your Kidneys
Stop Diabetes Before It Starts
Losing Weight With Diabetes
Tips for Good Foot Care
High Blood Pressure & Diabetes
Smoking with Diabetes
Sick Days with Diabetes
Cholesterol & Diabetes
Diabetes and Depression
Diabetes and Your Eyes
Diabetes and Your Teeth
Diabetes and Your Heart
Diabetes and Stress
Diabetes and Your Waist
Diabetes and Your Waist
(For African Americans)

Unless otherwise stated, information on this web site may be freely downloaded and reproduced as is for non-commercial purposes only.
Our programs are only available online. We do not offer printed programs.
  Find us on Facebook    MORE HELP   |   NEW PROGRAMS   |   DONATE   |   CONTACT US   |   © 2012 Learning About Diabetes, Inc. All rights reserved.