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Prevengamos la Diabetes tipo 2. Paso a Paso.


Overweight Hispanic and Latino Americans are at an increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes. But there is good news: Diabetes can be prevented. The NDEP's "Prevengamos la diabetes tipo 2. Paso a Paso" campaign can help you learn about the small steps you can take to prevent diabetes - losing a small amount of weight by getting 30 minutes of physical activity most days and making healthy food choices. Learn more about your risk for diabetes and how to get started today.


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¿Corro el riesgo dé que me de diabetes tipo 2?

Are you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes? Find out more about the risk factors for type 2 diabetes and what you can to do to prevent or delay the onset of the disease. You'll also learn about the condition called "pre-diabetes," which puts people at high risk for diabetes.

Spanish Print version (PDF* 168k)

English Print version (PDF* 272k)

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Paso a Paso Tip Sheet

Use these tips (in English and Spanish) to help you take small steps today to prevent diabetes.

Print version (PDF* 404k)

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Movimiento Pos Su Vida

With original lyrics created by and for Hispanic and Latino Americans, these upbeat, fun songs will get you up and moving to help prevent diabetes.

Movimiento (Ya lo Siento) (4.2 MB mp3)

Paso a Paso (4.6 MB mp3)

Está en tus Manos (2.7 MB mp3)

Andale (You & Me) (3.5 MB mp3)

Salud (4.2 MB mp3)

Por Su Vida (4 MB mp3)

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Walking Guide

Try these tips on how to begin a walking program from the Weight-control Information Network at the National Institutes of Health. Caminar. Un paso en la dirección correcta.

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Recipe and Meal Planner

You can eat healthy foods with lots of flavor. This bilingual (Spanish and English) meal planner is complete with healthy and tasty recipes for every day of the week. Appetizing photographs and a practical design make the meal planner a terrific addition to any kitchen.

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Food and Activity Tracker

One of the most successful techniques for losing weight is to write down everything you eat and drink and to figure out how many calories and fat grams you consume every day. Use this tracker to record your food and drink intake, as well as the time you spend on physical activity. Print out copies of the tracker and put them in your purse or pocket. Keeping track of your progress will help you reach your weight loss and activity goals.

Print version in Spanish (PDF* 883K)

Print version in English (PDF* 350K)

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Paso a Paso Fact Sheet

Learn the facts about preventing type 2 diabetes.

Print version in English (PDF* 116k)


Other Resources:

Paso a Paso Campaign Tools
Get all the tools you need to promote the "Paso a Paso" campaign in your area.

Spanish-Language Materials
Get more diabetes materials adapted for Hispanic and Latino Americans.


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