Learn about diabetes and it’s causes, methods of prevention, treatment options, and recommended diets. There are several case studies listed as well as video detailing living with diabetes and the national effort to prevent this disease. Includes eThemes Resources on obesity.
Learning About Diabetes
This site has multiple resources regarding diabetes. Included are downloadable resources, comic books, picture stories, etc in English and Spanish.
PBS: Video: Preventing Diabetes
This site has a video and a transcript talking about a Harvard Medical study that researched diabetes prevention.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: The National Diabetes Prevention Program Training Curriculum
This site includes the program curriculum, handouts, and other materials to help you monitor your food intake and get active.
ThinkQuest: Diabetes Nutrition
Learn about different kinds of nutrition and preferred eating habits.
BBC: Case Studies
Learn about diabetes, diabetes research, diabetes treatment, and read personal stories about those living with diabetes.
ThinkQuest: Video: Aubrey's Journal
Learn about a diabetics daily routine via a journal, a photo journal, and a video showing the glucometer testing process.
American Diabetes Association: All About Diabetes
Learn all about the major types of diabetes, current research, treatment and prevention.
PBS: Indian Country Diaries: Video: Native Americans and Diabetes
Learn about Native Americans and diabetes. This site specifically highlights the Eastern Band Cherokee's efforts to rying innovative approaches to diabetes education and lifestyle issues.
ThinkQuest: Diabetes Test
Take an online quiz to test your knowledge about diabetes.
eThemes Resource: Health: Obesity
One of the serious health problems of modern America is childhood obesity. Read about the dangers of childhood obesity. Use the interactive calculator on KidsHealth to find out if you are overweight. Included on this site are two eThemes resources on eating disorders, diet, and nutrition.