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Educational Materials for Your Patients

Our library of highly-acclaimed learning materials demonstrates Novo Nordisk's ongoing commitment to help you educate and support your patients with diabetes. Download and share any item instantly, or place a complimentary order and have select print materials shipped directly to your office.

  • Diabetes & COVID-19

    This fact sheet provides patients with diabetes a brief understanding of COVID-19, what can be done to reduce risk of infection, and how to manage sick days.

  • Diabetes & COVID-19 Spanish

    This fact sheet provides patients with diabetes a brief understanding of COVID-19, what can be done to reduce risk of infection, and how to manage sick days.

  • Meal Planning and Carb Counting

    This booklet provides your patients with helpful information about planning healthy meals and offers tools and resources for carb counting and portion sizes, including food lists to help with making healthy choices. Literature is sent in a quantity of 10 per pack.

  • Staying on Track

    This booklet can help your patients understand more about blood sugar goals and what the numbers mean. Includes a 3-month tracker to easily fill in blood sugar readings, diabetes medicines, carb intake, and activity.  Literature is sent in a quantity of 10 per pack.

  • Living with Diabetes

    This booklet provides information about the steps to managing diabetes by eating healthy, being active, and taking medicines. Includes an overview of diabetes treatment options. Literature is sent in a quantity of 10 per pack.

  • Diabetes and You

    This booklet provides your patients with key information about diabetes and why it happens, tools and resources to help with diabetes management, and tips for living well with diabetes. Literature is sent in a quantity of 10 per pack.

  • Your Blood Sugar Tracker

    This printable tracker is a good way for patients to monitor their diabetes care plan and share results with their health care team.

  • Foot Care for People with Diabetes

    Help patients keep their feet healthy. In this fact sheet, patients will find simple steps they can take to maintain the health of their feet.

  • Building a Balanced Meal

    This fully illustrated fact sheet shows patients how to use a plate to create a balanced meal and how to estimate portion sizes so that each meal is a healthy one.

  • Dining Out with Diabetes

    This fact sheet explains how planning ahead and making smart food choices allows patients with diabetes to successfully enjoy dining out.

  • Planning Healthy Meals

    A visual guide to help your patients with the fundamentals of planning healthy meals, including information on food labels and portions, and helpful food lists for making healthy choices when creating a balanced meal.

  • Cornerstones4Care® Enrollment

    A downloadable form for patient enrollment into Cornerstones4Care®.

  • What Is Diabetes?

    This fact sheet provides patients with an overview of what diabetes is, types of diabetes, how it affects the body and how it can be managed.

  • Checking Your Blood Sugar

    This fact sheet outlines how a patient can work with their health care professional and diabetes care team to monitor blood sugar. It explains the importance of keeping a blood sugar diary, setting goals, and monitoring A1C levels to better control diabetes.

  • Reading a Nutritional Label

    This fact sheet leads patients through a Nutrition Facts label step by step, pointing out exactly what to look for so that they can choose foods that fit their meal plan.

  • Prediabetes and Diabetes

    This fact sheet explains who may be at risk for prediabetes, explains what is going on in the patient's body, and outlines how they can adopt better nutrition and physical activity habits.

  • Know Your Numbers

    This fact sheet lists the numbers that patients with diabetes need to track and manage in order to achieve the best possible health.

  • Type 1 Diabetes 101: Getting Started, Staying on Track

    Designed for people who have been newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, their family, and friends, this guide is meant to provide both information and reassurance. Recommended for ages 13 and up.

  • Caring for Someone with Type 1 Diabetes

    Written especially for parents or caregivers of young children, elementary school kids, teens, and young adults with type 1 diabetes, it guides the reader through important diabetes facts, plus information relevant to their child's specific stage in life.

  • Meet Dot: Your New Friend! Ages 2-6

    This type 1 booklet features Dot, a friendly cartoon drop (or "dot") of blood who appears during blood sugar checks and introduces young children to the world of diabetes with the help of her young friends. This educational booklet teaches through reading and coloring. It's designed for children ages 2 to 6.

  • My Type 1 Diabetes: Conquering The Elementary School Years Ages 7-11

    This booklet is full of information, games, and fun "Team Challenges" focusing on things that elementary school kids need to know like going to sleepovers, parties, camp, and much more. Children ages 7 to 11 years old can read and explore this book either on their own or with some help from parents, caregivers, or friends.

  • Get Help Navigating Your Course Ages 12-16

    A must-read for teens, this book discusses being more independent in taking care of one's own diabetes, driving with type 1 diabetes, and handling new tasks in their diabetes journey. Teens can read and note what they want and flip through what they don't! Intended for pre-teens and teens ages 12 to 16.

  • Meeting New Grown-Up Challenges Ages 17-24

    This book contains real-world answers to help young adults manage their type 1 diabetes during this busy and exciting stage of life. Written to address the challenges and concerns of young adults ages 17 to 24, such as beginning college or new careers, and going from a pediatric diabetes care team to an adult diabetes care team.

  • Medicare Part D

    This brochure presents information for patients who are concerned about their Medicare prescription drug cost changes to their coverage and includes details on why coverage is changing and extra ways they may be able to get financial help. 

  • Staying on Track (Spanish)

    This booklet can help your patients understand more about blood sugar goals and what the numbers mean. Includes a 3-month tracker to easily fill in blood sugar readings, diabetes medicines, carb intake, and activity.  Literature is sent in a quantity of 10 per pack.

  • Living with Diabetes (Spanish)

    This booklet provides information about the steps to managing diabetes by eating healthy, being active, and taking medicines. Includes an overview of diabetes treatment options. Literature is sent in a quantity of 10 per pack.

  • Diabetes and You (Spanish)

    This booklet provides your patients with key information about diabetes and why it happens, tools and resources to help with diabetes management, and tips for living well with diabetes. Literature is sent in a quantity of 10 per pack.

  • Blood Sugar Tracker (Spanish)

    This printable tracker is a good way for patients to monitor their diabetes care plan and share results with their health care team.

  • High Blood Sugar (Spanish)

    This fact sheet helps patients recognize the signs of hyperglycemia and provides information for managing the condition.

  • Low Blood Sugar (Spanish)

    This fact sheet will help patients recognize the signs of hypoglycemia and provides information for managing the condition.

  • High Blood Sugar

    This fact sheet helps patients recognize the signs of hyperglycemia and provides information for managing the condition.

  • Low Blood Sugar

    This fact sheet will help patients recognize the signs of hypoglycemia and provides information for managing the condition.

  • Type 2 Diabetes and the Role of GLP-1

    This fact sheet focuses on the pathophysiology of diabetes and explains how GLP-1 receptor agonist treatments can help address the core defects of diabetes.

  • Managing Sick Days

    Some aspects of diabetes self-care need to change when patients are ill. This fact sheet details how and lets patients know when to contact the diabetes care team.

  • Checking Your Blood Sugar (Spanish)

    This fact sheet outlines how a patient can work with their health care professional and diabetes care team to monitor blood sugar. It explains the importance of keeping a blood sugar diary, setting goals, and monitoring A1C levels to better control diabetes.

  • Reading a Nutritional Label (Spanish)

    This fact sheet leads patients through a Nutrition Facts label step by step, pointing out exactly what to look for so that they can choose foods that fit their meal plan.

  • Prediabetes (Spanish)

    This fact sheet explains who may be at risk for prediabetes, explains what is going on in the patient's body, and outlines how they can adopt better nutrition and physical activity habits.

  • Type 2 Diabetes and Insulin (Spanish)

    This fact sheet provides an insulin and Type 2 diabetes overview for patients. It outlines types of insulin used to manage diabetes and explains to patients how they can work with their health care professional to come up with an insulin plan that works best for them.

  • Type 2 Diabetes and the Role of GLP-1 (Spanish)

    This fact sheet focuses on the pathophysiology of diabetes and explains how GLP-1 receptor agonist treatments can help address the core defects of diabetes.

  • Gestational Diabetes (Spanish)

    Help expecting mothers understand how gestational diabetes can affect them and their babies. This handout explains what they can expect during and after pregnancy.

  • Working Shifts Safely with Diabetes (Spanish)

    This fact sheet provides insight into how patients who work evenings or off hours can work with their employers and diabetes care team to manage their condition.

  • Planning Healthy Meals (Spanish)

    A visual guide to help your patients with the fundamentals of planning healthy meals, including information on food labels and portions, and helpful food lists for making healthy choices when creating a balanced meal.

  • Managing Sick Days (Spanish)

    Some aspects of diabetes self-care need to change when patients are ill. This fact sheet details how and lets patients know when to contact the diabetes care team.