Vietnamese Seniors exercising

Learning About Diabetes: Let’s Get Moving

These patient education handouts discuss the importance of exercise for people who have diabetes, and how to get started. They are available in Amharic, English, Khmer (Cambodian), Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese (see resources in sidebar).

The handouts were created by Learning About Diabetes, Inc., a non-profit charity providing easy-to-understand diabetes-care information in a number of languages. They were translated by EthnoMed, and shared with permission.

Visit the Learning About Diabetes website for additional languages (Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Creole, Hindi and Russian).

Vietnamese Seniors exercising
Vietnamese seniors exercising.

Tomatoes, cucumbers and cauliflower

Learning About Diabetes: Plant Foods

These patient education handouts explain how eating a plant-based diet may lower the risk for diabetes, and improve blood sugar control in people who have diabetes. They are available in Amharic, English, Khmer (Cambodian), Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese (see resources in sidebar).

The handouts were created by Learning About Diabetes, Inc., a non-profit charity providing easy-to-understand diabetes-care information in a number of languages. They were translated by EthnoMed, and shared with permission.

Visit the Learning About Diabetes website for additional languages (Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Creole, Hindi and Russian).

Tomatoes, cucumbers and cauliflower
Photo by Yukiko Matsuoka (cc license).
Avocado

Learning About Diabetes: Good Fats / Bad Fats

These diabetes patient education handouts provide information which foods have good fats and which have bad fats. They are available in Amharic, English, Khmer (Cambodian), Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese (see resources in sidebar).

The handouts were created by Learning About Diabetes, Inc., a non-profit charity providing easy-to-understand diabetes-care information in a number of languages. They were translated by EthnoMed, and shared with permission.

Visit the Learning About Diabetes website for additional languages (Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Creole, Hindi and Russian).

Avocado
Photo by Kjokkenutstyr Net (cc license).
Blood test vials

Learning About Diabetes: What’s My A1C

These patient education handouts provide information about the A1C blood sugar test for diabetes. They are available in Amharic, English, Khmer (Cambodian), Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese (see resources in sidebar).

The handouts were created by Learning About Diabetes, Inc., a non-profit charity providing easy-to-understand diabetes-care information in a number of languages. They were translated by EthnoMed, and shared with permission.

Visit the Learning About Diabetes website for additional languages (Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Creole, Hindi and Russian).

Blood test vials
Photo by Pearl Pirie (cc license)
Diabetes - typed on typwriter

Learning About Diabetes: High Blood Sugar

These patient education handouts provide information about diabetes and high blood sugar. They are available in Amharic, English, Khmer (Cambodian), Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese (see resources in sidebar).

The handouts were created by Learning About Diabetes, Inc., a non-profit charity providing easy-to-understand diabetes-care information in a number of languages. They were translated by EthnoMed, and shared with permission.

Visit the Learning About Diabetes website for additional languages (Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Creole, Hindi and Russian).

Diabetes - typed on typwriter
Photo by Marco Verch (cc license).
Diabete spelled out in scrabble pieces

Learning About Diabetes: Low Blood Sugar

These patient education handouts provide information about diabetes and low blood sugar. They are available in Amharic, English, Khmer (Cambodian), Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese (see resources in sidebar).

The handouts were created by Learning About Diabetes, Inc., a non-profit charity providing easy-to-understand diabetes-care information in a number of languages. They were translated by EthnoMed, and shared with permission.

Visit the Learning About Diabetes website for additional languages (Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Creole, Hindi and Russian).

Diabete spelled out in scrabble pieces
Photo by PracticalCures.com (cc license).
SARS-CoV-2

Coronavirus Announcement in Somali/English

Fayruska Corona iyo xanuunkeeda oo uu keeno COVID-19, waxey bedeshay nolosha sida aan u ognahay Mareykanka. Waxaa jira jaahwareer ku saabsan wixii la sameyn lahaa marka uu hergab jiro ama calaamadaha fuluuga sidaad daradeed wargelintan waxey ku siineysaa aqbaar siyaado ah.

The Corona virus, and the disease it causes known as Covid-19, has changed life as we know it in the United States. There is a great deal of confusion about what to do in the event of cold or flu symptoms and so this announcement is to give you more information.

SARS-CoV-2
Photo by NIH (cc license).

Blood glucose meter and testing strips.

What Does My Blood Glucose Number Mean?

Patient education resource that explains what blood glucose test result numbers mean. PDF handouts are available in Amharic, Arabic, Khmer, Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese. Each handout includes the English version as well.

PDFs available in sidebar.

Blood glucose meter and testing strips. Photo: Sriram Bala (cc license).
checking pulse and blood pressure

Information about Hypertension

Information about hypertension, including explanation of symptoms, cause and treatment (with analogy encouraging medication maintenance).

2 page PDF is available in Amharic, English and Tigrinya. See sidebar.

checking pulse and blood pressure
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