Live Empowered/African American Programs
Diabetes is one of the most serious health problems that the African American community faces today. Compared to the general population, African Americans are disproportionately affected by diabetes.
To address this growing epidemic, the American Diabetes Association created program and materials to increase awareness of the seriousness of diabetes and its complications among African Americans.
Live Empowered takes a targeted approach to increasing the awareness of the seriousness of diabetes.
This diabetes awareness toolkit targets African-American women between the ages of 35-55.
We provide your church with resources for creating awareness about diabetes.
Churches across the country engage their communities nationwide Stop Diabetes® on the second Sunday in November.
Just A Touch is a community based educational module that discusses nerve damage, also known as neuropathy.
Download this recipe sampler of tasty and healthy meals selected by our African American Subcommittee. (2 MB PDF)
Raise awareness about diabetes prevention, delayng the onset of complications, and management of the disease.
There are life-changing opportunities in your community to inspire healthy living, advocate, and help with events.
Check out our FREE program for tips on living with type 2.
Help us raise $1 million for diabetes research and other essential programs.
New tools for meal preparation made easy!
Bee Well for Life gives fitness tips and helps Stop Diabetes!
Great recipes tap the salad bar, deli, and freezer case to get food on the table.
Learn to make delicious vegetarian dishes with this easy-to-follow cookbook.
Celebrate the holidays with Diabetes Forecast! Best deal–order today!
Food is an important part of the African American culture. See our recipes.
Stay on track with our holiday meal planning tips. Recipes everyone will enjoy!
Was your child recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes? Order this free kit.
This personal tracking program is key to diabetes management.
Watch our Stop Diabetes PSA and share with your friends and family.
Recipes for Healthy Living, a holiday survival guide & more!
Get helpful tips for stress-free traveling with diabetes.
Check out our parent mentor volunteer program full of parents just like you!