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Teaching Resources - Booklets

Steps for Insulin Instruction

Joslin’s Steps for Insulin Instruction, a colorful, easy to follow set of instructional cards, are the perfect teaching aid for educators or healthcare providers who need to teach their patients about insulin injection. Read More »

Price: $15.00

First Steps

First Steps is a delightfully illustrated first guide to understanding diabetes and how to manage it. Written for those with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Read More »

Price: $5.00

Hypertension - What Goes Up, Must Come Down

This colorful 10 page guide offers information on high blood pressure and the importance of keeping blood pressure on target in order to lower the risk for having a heart attack or stroke. Read More »

Price: $5.00

The Fats Within Us - HDL, LDL, Triglycerides

Dyslipidemia is a condition in which blood has too much of the bad kind of cholesterol and fat, and not enough of the good kind. If you have dyslipidemia, you have an increased risk of having a heart attack or stroke. This booklet explains the risks and the many ways to take action to lower them. Read More »

Price: $5.00

Package of 25 Diabetes and You Booklets

This easy-to-read booklet helps people with diabetes, or friends and relatives who care for them, understand the most essential aspects of diabetes care and management. Read More »

Price: $150.00

La Historia de Rosa (Rosa's Story) -- with Provider Manual

Because Latinos and Hispanic Americans are among the populations with a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes, the Latino Diabetes Initiative (LDI) at Joslin Diabetes Center has developed a culturally appropriate teaching tool that uses storytelling to educate readers about diabetes. Rosa’s Story: An Audio-Novella for Latinos with Diabetes, has three components: 3 Spanish audio CD’s, a patient handbook written in Spanish and a provider manual written in English. These materials provide important and culturally appropriate diabetes self-management information for Latino and Hispanic people with diabetes, including guidelines on prevention, blood glucose control, nutrition, medication and exercise. Read More »

Price: $26.95

Staying Healthy with Diabetes - A Guide for the Older Adult

Written by Medha Munshi, MD, Director of Joslin Geriatric Diabetes Programs and the Staff of Joslin, this book is written for older people with diabetes and for the people who care for them. It addresses some of the most basic concerns of older people who are trying to manage not only their diabetes, but also possible complications, other illnesses or the difficulties presented by normal aging. It covers the basic self-management aspects of diabetes, but also provides tips, suggestions and resources for older adults. Read More »

Price: $3.50

Page last updated: April 18, 2014