Worksite Health Promotions, Presentations and Additional Resources


  • The Power to Control Diabetes is In Your Hands: Community Outreach Kit

    The Power to Control Diabetes is In Your Hands is an awareness campaign to help older adults with diabetes, and their loved ones, to learn how to manage the disease and live longer, healthier lives. The outreach effort focuses on the importance of a comprehensive approach to controlling diabetes by managing blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol; taking prescribed medications; and making healthy lifestyle choices. The campaign also provides information about diabetes-related Medicare benefits.
  • American Diabetes Association Employment Discrimination Resources.

    The ADA has information available to ensure fairness for people with diabetes in the workplace and provides tips to help employees work with their employers to address potential problems and misunderstandings. In addition, the ADA provides guidance, if necessary, for people with diabetes to initiate appropriate actions to assert their rights in the workplace.
  • Team Care: Comprehensive Lifetime Management for Diabetes

    This report was created to help organizational leaders in health care systems and health care purchasers implement multidisciplinary team care for people with diabetes in all clinical settings. It describes how to reduce the human and economic toll of diabetes through a continuous, proactive planned, patient-centered, and population based approach to care (published 4/01) Single copy free. Each additional copy, $1 Limit 6 copies.
  • Making Systems Change for Better Diabetes Care

    Betterdiabetescare is an easy-to-use comprehensive resource to help providers, educators, policy makers, planners and purchasers make important changes in systems of care for people with diabetes. The site has models of systems change, examples of best practices and links to many resources and references that cans assist in the design and implementation of outstanding systems for diabetes care delivery.
  • The Healthier Worksite Initiative addresses workforce health promotion. Well-constructed and well-run programs can reduce costs to the employer and improve employee health and morale.

    While this Web site was designed as a resource for worksite program planners in state and federal government, planners at non-government workplaces may also find this Web site useful in generating ideas for your organization. Here you will find information, resources, and step-by-step toolkits to help you improve the health of your employees.
  • Take Charge of Your Diabetes

  • National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse Diabetes Dictionary

  • GM’s LifeSteps Initative

    The LifeSteps Initative is example of an an award winning corporate-union program created and run by General Motors and the United Auto Workers Union. The program helps employees to better manage their health issues including diabetes. was designed as an educational tool to provide health news and information to employees and members of UAW-GM.
  • Healthfinder

  • American Diabetes Association Resources Worksite Health Promotion

    Winning at Work is a program of the American Diabetes Association which provides the resources your employees need to live healthier lives — whether they are working to prevent diabetes or to manage diabetes if they have already been diagnosed.
  • Financial Help

    This link provides numerous resources, both public and private, for obtaining financial assistance with diabetes care and supplies.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' National Diabetes Education Program is jointly sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with the support of more than 200 partner organizations.