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Director’s Council of Public Representatives (COPR)

NIH Public Bulletin – February 2012

Updated Spanish-Language Tip Sheets for People with Diabetes

Format: Fact Sheets
Institute: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

The National Diabetes Education Program recently updated three tip sheets for people with diabetes. The tip sheets—now available in Spanish—are easier to read and include more descriptive pictures, larger font, and an enhanced focus on actionable items.

Ayude a un ser querido que tiene diabetes (Help a Loved One with Diabetes) provides practical tips for helping loved ones with diabetes.

Conozca sus niveles de azúcar en la sangre (Know Your Blood Sugar Numbers) discusses the importance of knowing your blood glucose (sugar) numbers and provides information on the A1C test, self-monitoring blood glucose, and working with a health care team to set and reach blood glucose targets.

Consejos para ayudarle a mantenerse saludable (Tips to Help You Stay Healthy) helps people work with their health care team to make a successful diabetes action plan.

Next Steps

You can obtain a copy of Ayude a un ser querido que tiene diabetes (Help a Loved One with Diabetes) at http://ndep.nih.gov/publications/PublicationDetail.aspx?PubId=46, Conozca sus niveles de azúcar en la sangre (Know Your Blood Sugar Numbers) at http://ndep.nih.gov/publications/PublicationDetail.aspx?PubId=47, and Consejos para ayudarle a mantenerse saludable (Tips to Help You Stay Healthy) at http://ndep.nih.gov/publications/PublicationDetail.aspx?PubId=44.

This page last reviewed on August 22, 2012

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