September 26, 2017

40 Educational Handouts on Using Insulin

Low Literacy and Very Low Literacy Versions Available

ACU and the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation announce the release of 40 educational handouts for patients who are starting insulin. Each handout is written in easy to understand language with simple illustrations.

The handouts are available in both English and Spanish and two literacy levels: low literacy and very low literacy. The handouts are free to download and distribute.

Using Insulin to Treat Your Diabetes: What It Means for You
English, low literacy (PDF) / very low literacy (PDF)
Spanish, low literacy (PDF) / very low literacy (PDF)

About Insulin
English, low literacy (PDF) / very low literacy (PDF)
Spanish, low literacy (PDF) / very low literacy (PDF)

Insulin Syringes and Pens
English, low literacy (PDF) / very low literacy (PDF)
Spanish, low literacy (PDF) / very low literacy (PDF)

Injecting Insulin
English, low literacy (PDF) / very low literacy (PDF)
Spanish, low literacy (PDF) / very low literacy (PDF)

Needle Safety
English, low literacy (PDF)
/ very low literacy (PDF)
Spanish, low literacy (PDF) / very low literacy (PDF)

Managing Daily Doses of Insulin
English, low literacy (PDF) / very low literacy (PDF)
Spanish, low literacy (PDF) / very low literacy (PDF)

Measuring Your Blood Sugar
English, low literacy (PDF) / very low literacy (PDF)
Spanish, low literacy (PDF) / very low literacy (PDF)

Tracking Blood Sugar Results
English, low literacy (PDF) / very low literacy (PDF)
Spanish, low literacy (PDF) / very low literacy (PDF)

Diet and Exercise
English, low literacy (PDF) / very low literacy (PDF)
Spanish, low literacy (PDF) / very low literacy (PDF)

Travel Tips
English, low literacy (PDF) / very low literacy (PDF)
Spanish, low literacy (PDF) / very low literacy (PDF)