What can I do?
Here are a few things you can do to start managing your condition.
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.
Stay on track with an action plan. Keep track of your care team, medication, and progress to achieve your health goals.
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.
- Healthy Shopping List [PDF]
- Healthy Meal Planning [PDF]
Learn how to make healthy choices, even when eating out.
- My Meal Plan [PDF]
Use this sample meal plan to get started planning healthy meals.
- Diabetes Snacking with Diabetes [PDF]
List of snacks that you can have, even with diabetes.
- Healthy eating on a budget [PDF]
Learn how you can save money while still buying healthy.
- Island Scene Recipes
Healthy local recipes you can make yourself.
Resources to help you manage your health condition.
Find answers to some popular questions about diabetes.
More resources to help you on your journey.
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.
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.