These printable tools can help keep you motivated and on track as you begin or continue making healthy changes that are part of your overall treatment plan for type 2 diabetes.Click one of the tabs below to download and print the tools available in that section.
- Healthy Lifestyle Tools can help you keep track of important information about your diabetes outside of doctor appointments and caregiver sessions.
- Educational Resources are tools that can help you better understand and manage your diabetes.
My Medication List
A printable chart for tracking your medications, including name, dosage, and time of day for each.
A list of hypoglycemia symptoms you can check and bring to your next appointment, plus immediate actions you can take if you have low blood sugar.
My Blood Sugar Log
A printable 7-day log for recording blood sugar numbers at mealtimes and nighttime.
My Test Goal Numbers
A printable tool for tracking your numbers for blood sugar control, cholesterol, blood pressure, and weight management.
Carb-Counting Quick Reference
A convenient chart of serving sizes for common carbohydrate-containing foods.
Daily Activity Checklist
A convenient way to track and complete daily activities that will help manage your type 2 diabetes.
Helps you track your daily physical activity. Includes tips and examples on how to start an exercise program.
Understanding Type 2 Diabetes
Basic information on what happens when you have type 2 diabetes, and the problems surrounding high blood sugar.
Frequently Asked Questions About Type 2 Diabetes
Answers to common questions you may have about this chronic disease.
Living With Type 2 Diabetes: Taking An Active Role
This comprehensive booklet provides information, tips, and resources for controlling your diabetes through self-management. It includes facts on diabetes, ways to help control the disease, how to make the most of your doctor appointments, and more.
Taking Medications for Diabetes
Information about how diabetes medications can affect different parts of the body, the importance of a medication routine, and the precautions to take if you are taking other medications.
Managing Diabetes: The A1C Test
A brief explanation of the A1C test and the meanings behind the numbers.
Do's and don'ts for controlling blood sugar if you are home sick, featuring customizable areas for your specific needs.
A brief summary of diabetes, its symptoms, and the parts of your body that can be affected most—plus an “A to G” list of ways to help control your diabetes.
If You Have Diabetes...Know Your Blood Sugar Numbers
This handy information sheet talks about the importance of blood sugar control as an important element in managing type 2 diabetes and reducing the chances of long-term complications.
Doctor Conversation Starter
Questions that you can use to start a conversation about type 2 diabetes with your health care provider.