Diabetes Management

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Diabetes Management

Description

This bilingual booklet (in Cantonese and English), developed by the Chinese Community Health Resource Center, can help educate Chinese patients about the risk factors and symptoms of diabetes.

The booklet is divided into the following sections:

  • What is diabetes?
  • Types of diabetes
  • Diagnosis of diabetes
  • Symptoms of diabetes
  • Risk factors of diabetes
  • Complications of uncontrolled diabetes
    • Management of diabetes
    • Diabetic meal planning
    • Physical activity and diabetes
    • Diabetes medications
    • Blood glucose (sugar) monitoring
    • Blood pressure and cholesterol control
  • Low blood sugar and high blood sugar
  • Diabetes management during illness
  • Diabetic eye care
  • Diabetic foot care
  • Diabetic dental care
  • Recommended test and exams for diabetics

Developer:

Chinese Community Health Resource Center

Funding Sources:

American Diabetes Association; California HealthCare Foundation; Chinese Community Health Plan; Chinese Community Health Care Association; Chinese Hospital

History

Release Date: 2005
Original Summary: July 2010
Last Updated: 05/15/13

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