Resource of the Month: Patient fact sheet on controlling diabetes

This new resource from the APA Practice Directorate is one of several fact sheets for patients and the public on a variety of topics.

Taking Control of Your Diabetes: How Psychologists Help with Diabetes Management is the latest fact sheet available free to APA members from the APA Practice Directorate. This fact sheet educates patients, clients and other health care practitioners on the roles psychologists can play in helping patients change their behaviors and learn effective strategies to manage their diabetes. 

Download the Taking Control of Your Diabetes: How Psychologists Help with Diabetes Management fact sheet (PDF, 276KB).

The APA Practice Directorate’s public education campaign offers a variety of other fact sheets for patients, clients and consumers on a variety of topics such as depression, eating disorders and anxiety. 

Additional fact sheets are available in the Public Education and Outreach section of the APA Practice Organization’s Practice Central website. APA members can also visit the Psychology Help Center at apa.org to order up to 50 free copies at a time of selected brochures and fact sheets. 

These publications may be reproduced in their entirety without modification. Members are encouraged to use these materials as appropriate for client and public education.