Media Resources

We encourage you to use our materials in your health communications. All materials that have an MN-DC copyright must be used as is – without modification. News releases have no copyright and may be freely altered to suit your audience and branded with your organization’s identity.

News Releases




  • Control Your Diabetes for Life! Health Literacy Instructional Pages
    Illustrated patient education tool set for adults covering 25 essential self-care topics.
  • Control Your Diabetes for Life! Action Plan
    A one-page sheet to help patients set goals and determine their next steps for staying healthy.
  • Family History and Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
    [PDF/373 KB]
    Two-page handout that describes risk factors for type 2 diabetes and what to do to lower your risk if the disease runs in your family.
  • Is Diabetes in Your Family Tree? Leaf handout
    One page, 2-sided, full color, leaf-shaped handout describing simple steps to reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes.
  • Make the Link and be smart about your heart! patient handouts
    3 different colorful, one-page sheets with easy to read facts, tips and resource links.
  • Make the Link – Diabetes and Heart Disease
    A set of 4 one-page resource sheets for health professionals.
  • Are you at risk for diabetes?

A voluntary group working together to keep you informed about ways to prevent and manage diabetes and heart disease.