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American Diabetes Association's
Resources for CHWs

Find Help for your Patients & Community

The ADA's COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS can help you find food, housing, and other resources for your patients

ADA membership for CHWs

CHWs can become members of the ADA and access a variety of free professional development resources to increase their knowledge and skills in supporting patients with Diabetes

Continuing Education for CHWs: Webinars 

The ADA has a range of professional development resources for CHWs including webinars on supporting patients with Diabetes

PDF Resources for CHWs to use with their  Patients

A variety of educational tools for CHWs to use with patients.

ADA Standards of Care for Diabetes

ADA's Standards of Care emphasize importance of CHWs in supporting patients

Interactive education modules on Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke (English) - Know Diabetes by Heart

Below are a variety of patient education resources from the ADA's project with the American Heart Association: Know Diabetes by Heart! 

Diabetes Placemats (English & Spanish)

Visual teaching tool for patients about healthy nutrition

CDC infographics on Diabetes

The CDC provides a variety of resources for CHWs on its website

Resources on Gestational Diabetes for CHWs (English)

ADA resources on women's health and diabetes for CHWs and other health professionals

ADA course on making diabetes technology work

ADA provides training for CHWs, patients and other health care professionals on the use of diabetes technology (English)

ADA professional development resources

Professional development resources for CHWs and other professionals from the ADA 

Continuing Education for CHWs: Online Class - Understanding Diabetes

 Increase understanding of diabetes and diabetes management to empower CHWs to provide guidance for those at-risk or living with diabetes to best manage their condition and ensure they have access to the services and care needed. 

Video Library of Patient Education Materials

More professional and patient education resources from the ADA for CHWs

Recipes for your Patients from Know Diabetes by Heart

Recipes for heart and diabetes health for your patients

Interactive education modules on Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke (Spanish) - Know Diabetes by Heart

Below are a variety of patient education resources from the ADA's project with the American Heart Association: Know Diabetes by Heart! 

CDC resources on Diabetes for CHWs

The CDC provides a variety of resources for CHWs on its website

Resources for your patients on Eye Health

ADA instructional videos for patients on eye health (English)

ADA guide to diabetes products and technology for patients

ADA provides information on glucometers, insulin pumps, time in range, and other resources for diabetes management

ADA infographics for clinicians (and patients) 

ADA provides helpful infographics on eye health, weight management and other topics for patients (and clinicians) (English)

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