The Journey for Control program can supplement your diabetes education sessions from the very beginning, helping to provide information to newly diagnosed patients who are still adjusting to—and learning about—their disease.
- Basics of Type 2 Diabetes
Introductory information and handouts for new patients to keep them involved and educated regarding their diabetes. Topics include the importance of blood sugar control, the facts about the A1C test, and the different types of diabetes medications.
- Everyday Living
Handouts that stress the importance of diet and exercise in controlling blood sugar levels—and why patients need to take care of themselves physically, mentally, and emotionally as they manage their disease.
- AADE7 Self-Care Behaviors™
A brief description of the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) and their call for a prevention-based approach to health care, including 7 self-care behaviors that they believe can lead to improved patient self- management.