Diabetes

If you’ve been newly diagnosed, have been living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes for a while, or are helping a loved one, HMSA can help you learn how you can live a healthier life. We have the tools, health tips, and food ideas you need.

Watch this video and learn more about the warning signs for diabetes

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What can I do?

Here are a few things you can do to start managing your condition.

Your Guide to Living Well with Diabetes [PDF]

This guide can help you manage your diabetes, live a healthier life, and have better overall health and well-being.

Watch these videos to learn more about living with diabetes.

Diabetes Action Plan [PDF]

Stay on track with an action plan. Keep track of your care team, medication, and progress to achieve your health goals.

Are you at risk? [PDF]

Take a test to see where you stand. Answer a few questions and find out if you’re at risk for diabetes. With this knowledge, you can take action.

What resources can I use?

Eat healthy and stay active with these resources.

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At-home Full-body Workout [PDF]

Here are some ways to stay active.

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Taking care of your feet [PDF]
When you live with diabetes, it's important to take good care of your feet.

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Physical Activity Log [PDF]

Use this log to track your workouts.

Eating healthy

Resources to help you manage your health condition.

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Checking your blood sugar [PDF]
Learn strategies for monitoring your blood sugar.

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Quick Tips for Your Next Doctor Appointment [PDF]
Quick tips and help tracking your next doctor appointment.

Diabetes FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions About Diabetes [PDF]
Find answers to some popular questions about diabetes.

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Guidelines of Care for People with Diabetes [PDF]
Taken from American Diabetes Association 2021 standards of care.

Managing Diabetes When You're Sick

Managing Diabetes When You’re Sick [PDF]
When you have diabetes, it’s even more important to know what to do if you get sick.

More resources to help you on your journey.

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Health Education Workshops
Attend workshops on a variety of well-being topics, such as nutrition, physical activity and exercise, stress management, and more.

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Aloha Kidney
Aloha Kidney has a series of six classes on kidney health and disease education. It’s designed to help patients to better understand what’s going on (physiologically) with their bodies, what to expect as they go through changes, how to better communicate with their provider or specialist, and how to make better choices in their daily life.

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Manage your Diabetes
Want help managing type 2 diabetes? Sign up for free HMSA Diabetes Self-management and Education classes. Classes are every second and third Wednesday of the month, 1-3:30 p.m., online or in person at the HMSA Center @ Honolulu. Free validated parking in the HMSA parking garage on Sheridan Street.

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