Education Materials

Diabetes: Just the Basics

These materials have been prepared by a team of Partners' diabetes educators and reviewed by the PHS Diabetes Council and patients with diabetes. The materials are written at or below the 6th grade reading level and are intended to be a starting point for patients, thus the title “Just the Basics.”

Type 1 Diabetes English  Español 
Type 2 Diabetes English  Español 
High Blood Sugar English  Español 
Low Blood Sugar English  Español 
Diabetes Medicines: Pills English  Español 
Diabetes Medicines: Insulin English  Español 
Self-Monitoring of Blood Sugar English  Español 
Healthy Eating English  Español 
Carbohydrate Counting English  Español 
Being Active English  Español 
Know Your ABCs English  Español 
Sick Day Guidelines English  Español 
Newly Diagnosed Type 1 Diabetes
(Includes Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes Medicine: Pills, and Self-Monitoring of Blood Sugar)
English  Español 
Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes
(Includes Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes Medicine: Pills, and Self-Monitoring of Blood Sugar)
English  Español 
Sick Day Pakage
(Includes Sick Day Guidelines and High Blood Sugar)
English  Español 
Starting Insulin
(Includes Diabetes Medicine: Insulin and Low Blood Sugar)
English  Español 
Elevated Blood Sugar
(Includes High Blood Sugar and Self-Monitoring of Blood Sugar)
English  Español