Tools & Templates

Diabetes Management in the Workplace

This section contains helpful tools and resources for effectively communicating with employees about preventing or managing diabetes.

For a list of all Diabetes Management in the Workplace toolkit templates, tools and resources, click here

Customizable Tools

Integrate these articles and posters into your communication strategy as you reach out to your target audiences. They can help to raise awareness, teach prevention skills and provide motivation for your covered population. Use the Word documents below either as-is or personalize them with your company logo and benefits-related information. You can also use them to promote specific information about an onsite event, i.e. a wellness screening that includes blood glucose testing.
Newsletter Articles

Tools & Templates

Diabetes-related tools and resources including links to educational materials
Workplace Health Resources
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

Fact sheets (available in Spanish)
Diabetes at Work, CDC

Education campaigns to prevent and control diabetes
National Diabetes Education Program, NIDDK

Email samples, e-news articles, cards, signs, posters
Stop Diabetes@Work, American Diabetes Association (ADA)

Customizable “Take the Stairs” posters
Stop Diabetes@Work, American Diabetes Association (ADA)

Info Cards for Facebook, Twitter
#JustOneStep, NIDDK

Program handout, FAQ, invitation to participants, participation consent form, health screening form
Diabetes Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Program, State of Minnesota

Sample tweets, website badge, newsletter articles to promote National Diabetes Month

More Information

Employers Invest in Technology to Promote Employee Wellbeing Though Measuring Effectiveness Proves Challenging
NBGH Press Release, March 2016

Survey: 50 percent of employers use mobile apps to engage employees in their health
MobiHealthNews, March 2016

Effective employee communication: The benefits of best practices
Milliman, April 2017

Gateway to Health Communication & Social Marketing Practice, CDC