Living with diabetes can potentially be overwhelming because of the many lifestyle changes needed to manage the disease. The free tools offered here can help you reach your treatment goals and better manage diabetes.
- Diabetes-Friendly Recipes
We've gathered some tasty recipes to satisfy your cravings - sweet, savory or somewhere in between.
- My Diabetes Health Assessment
Having type 2 diabetes greatly increases your risk of having a heart attack or stroke. Learn your 10-year risk and ways you can lower it.
- Diabetes Quiz
Take this short quiz to learn the facts about diabetes.
- Personal Stories
Read and view testimonial videos of real people with diabetes and discover how they have learned to manage the disease by making healthy choices.
- Answers from the Experts
Get expert answers to relevant questions about diabetes as it relates to diet and nutrition, weight management and physical activity, children, and cardiovascular disease risk.
- Diabetes and Other Educational Brochures
Browse our library of brochures on diabetes, stroke, high cholesterol and more.
Our monthly e-newsletter is filled with the latest news, recipes and other important health updates.
- Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator
Enter your height and weight to learn whether your BMI puts you at risk.
- Glucose Tracker
Download and print this week-at-a-glance chart to record your glucose levels. There's even a space to jot down questions for your next visit with your healthcare provider.
- Family History Tree
Use this family tree to map out your family's health history. Identify family members who have lived with diabetes or other serious health conditions. Then, talk with your healthcare provider about what this means to you and others in your family.
- Blood Pressure Trackers
Record and monitor your blood pressure levels online or on this printable chart. There's even a wallet-size version to take with you.
- Cholesterol Tracker
Print and use this chart to track your cholesterol at each of your appointments with your healthcare provider.
- Medicine Chart
Print this handy chart to keep track of the prescription, over-the-counter and herbal drugs you're taking.
- Heart360TM Cardiovascular Wellness Center
Heart360 helps you take control of your heart health by tracking your progress in reducing heart disease risk factors like high blood pressure, high blood glucose, high cholesterol, physical inactivity and excess weight. Start setting your health goals today!
- Fruit and Veggie Tracker
Take baby steps to improve your diet – and feel good about yourself! You'll be surprised at how this simple chart can help you spot trends and motivate you to continue.
- What is Diabetes and How Can I Control It? - Patient Information Sheet
Download this patient information sheet to learn more about diabetes, the most common forms, risk factors, and how to control the disease.
- Follow us on Facebook
Connect with others by joining our The Heart of Diabetes Facebook profile page. Or, share your diabetes story and inspire others.
- Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia
Browse our encyclopedia for simple definitions of complex terms.
This content was last reviewed on 7/5/2012.