Newly Diagnosed With Diabetes

A comprehensive, curated set of diabetes materials for patients who are newly diagnosed, this collection answers common questions, such as how diabetes will affect one's life, how to monitor blood sugar levels, what to eat, and much more.

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This set contains:

  • Carb Counting and Meal Planning

    Helps your patients understand everything from the basics of planning healthy meals to the specifics of counting carbohydrates and gauging portion sizes. Literature is sent in a quantity of 10 per pack.

  • Diabetes and You

    A booklet that provides patients with an overview on what diabetes is, and the steps necessary to help manage it. Literature is sent in a quantity of 10 per pack.

  • 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.

  • Cornerstones4Care® Enrollment

    A downloadable electronic form for patient enrollment into Cornerstones4Care®.

  • Diabetes Medicines

    This booklet provides an overview of the treatment options available for people who have diabetes, and stresses the importance of working with the health care professional and diabetes care team to find the right medicine. Literature is sent in a quantity of 10 per pack.

  • The Emotional Side of Diabetes

    Diabetes can take a lot of effort to manage, so it's not surprising that may people who have it feel overwhelmed. This fact sheet helps patients understand the emotional side of diabetes and what they can do about it.

  • Your Guide to Better Office Visits

    This booklet is aimed at helping patients take charge of managing their diabetes by providing a care schedule they can customize with their diabetes care team. Literature is sent in a quantity of 10 per pack.

  • 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.

  • Staying on Track

    A 3-month diary allows people with diabetes to easily record: blood sugar results before and after each meal and before bedtime; diabetes medicines, carbohydrate intake, activity, and ketone test results (if applicable). Literature is sent in a quantity of 10 per pack.

  • Type 2 Diabetes and Insulin

    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 Changes: How and Why

    Information on the evolution of type 2 diabetes and how it impacts the body's ability to process glucose. It stresses that by following a diabetes care plan, patients can prevent or slow down many problems caused by the disease.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Doctor Discussion Guide

    This fact sheet provides patients with questions that they can ask their health care providers to get information that will help them better understand their diabetes.

  • Understanding Health Insurance

    This booklet provides the basic information needed to make sound choices about health insurance, including questions to ask and resources for more information.